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PRN LPN Care Transitions

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Patient Outreach - Nurse Triage Department
Categories: Nursing
Type: PRN
Shift: 7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Here, you’ll find excellence, the best in patient safety, evidence-based practice, and wonderful colleagues—along with the enviable Southwest Florida lifestyle.

Licensed Practical Nurse with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a passion for nursing, and a desire to utilize his or her clinical experience to assist patients in their transition from hospitalization to home. This position has flexibility and creativity in problem solving techniques to alleviate to barriers to care, and demonstrates the ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary care team while working remotely. Care Transitions Nurses serve as liaisons to empower recently discharged patients to maintain their well-being in the comfort and familiarity of their own home. Will work in an office setting and will work telephonically with recently discharged patients to prevent health complications, improve patient outcomes, enhance access to quality care, and reduce hospital readmissions. This is accomplished by providing prompt care coordination for patients during transitions between health care settings. The position involves telephonic outreach to patients during the post-acute time frame then working closely with the patient, caregiver, physician, RN care coordinator, care team, and acute care facilities to ensure the patients individual needs are met.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Additional Requirements

Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical/Vocational Nursing program.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsClinicalRequired

Additional Requirements

Minimum of 3 years clinical experience with an emphasis on patient education, chronic disease care. Home health, skilled nursing, or medical surgical nursing experience required. Care coordination experience preferred.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Licensed Practical NurseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or