Recuperative Care LVN (Medical Coordinator)
Medical Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supervising the successful discharge for hospitals to Illumination Foundation. Major responsibilities include: assisting clients with following discharge instructions and orders set forth by assigned primary care physicians, navigating of medical insurance process, and educating clients of medical conditions (Acute and Chronic).
- Complete medical assessments and medical checks
- Initial assessment of emergency situations
- Report emergency situations to Manager/Supervisors
- Ensure client receives appropriate medical equipment to assist client
- Complete the clinking of clients with MediCare or Medi-Cal when necessary
- Verify follow-up appointments and/or schedule appointments
- Home health coordination
- Medical meeting with clients weekly
- Establish and maintain a care plan with client
- Maintain client files
- Must be able to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure
- Knowledge of medical terminology, diagnosis and medications
- Demonstrated critical thinking and leadership skills
- Strong communication and negotiating skills; ability to build and maintain strong patient relationships
- A sense of urgency, comfort with ambiguity, strive for results and ability to remain true to the company’s brand and image
Preferred Experience/ Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Current non-restricted, LVN license
- Associates degree preferred
- One year of relevant experience
- Customer and client management
- Strong self-management skills
- Bilingual preferred
The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.
- Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job and to move or lift up to 35 pounds.
- Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods without any complications unless otherwise altered by physicians’ notes, which reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.