RN / Hospice Job in Seattle, Washington
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: June 25, 2022
I believe that the care we give can make every moment count.
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence
thats how our Hospice improves quality of life in the final stages
of life. By delivering palliative care by hospice professionals,
our patients can spend their remaining days in comfort and peace.
Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the
nations leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and
non-medical home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, delivers compassionate,
high-quality care to patients and clients in their homes or places
of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled
nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative care. Our
caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate
care and emotional support to our patients and their families.
We believe that every moment matters. We believe in compassionate
care. Most of all, we believe in dignity and respect for each
patient we serve.
I believe my work is my calling.
As a Hospice Patient Care Secretary, you will:
Assist the Patient Care Manager and Patient Care staff.
Maintain patient assignment list, make change notices on status of
patients and log admission and discharge of patients into Medical
Be responsible for receptionist duties and general office
Verify accuracy of data entry from completed admission.
In the absence of a Site Revenue Coordinator, maintain
recertification of insurance benefits per Billing Procedures
File and keep medical records current.
Print and distribute current census.
Create information face sheets on patients and distributes to
staff. Notify staff of discharges and change of status on patients.
Maintain admissions and discharge records.
Maintain on-call book with up-to-date information.
In absence of Medical Records Coordinator, log and mail telephone
prescriptions for physician's signature, maintaining "tickler file"
until signed order is returned. Log returned telephone
Prepare for Interdisciplinary Group, copy/fax IDG notes to
attending physicians. Track Recertification Periods and alerts
Patient Care Manager of upcoming re-certifications.
Answer phones for receptionist during lunch hour and breaks or
Participate in staff meetings, department meetings, team meetings,
briefings, in-services, committees and other related activities as
Participate in evening/weekend on-call or overtime as required,
conducting on-call services in a clinically competent and
Assure for compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare
regulations, and established company policies and procedures.
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum of two years medical office secretarial experience
LPN/LVN certification preferred
Able to work in an interdisciplinary setting
Strong knowledge of medical terminology
Must have excellent customer service skills
Proficient with the PC including the MS suite of products
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