Job Title: Home Care Specialist
Date Posted: 07-03-2008
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Gentiva Health Services
Contact Information: Gentiva Health Servi   Gentiva Health Servi (nichole.cardarople@gentiva.com)
Job Description:
Ready to stretch your skills and reach for more? 

At Gentiva, we make it possible for associates to achieve their most ambitious career
objectives. Our success, commitment to clinical excellence, scope of service, and financial
strength means we can offer you real potential to build a rewarding career. And you’ll be
impressed by how we ensure your growth and development with Gentiva University—our 24/7,
online continuing education program. You can learn on your own schedule, at your own pace and
earn valuable CE credits. 


As a Homecare Specialist with Gentiva, you will: 

•Develop and maintain contact with healthcare professionals (e.g., physicians, discharge
planners, social workers, healthcare coordinators) to provide updated information on Gentiva’s
home health program offerings, guidelines, and policies. 

•Ensure effective communication and collaboration with branch staff and field sales resources
via weekly meeting and strong communications skills with the group. 

•Conduct pre-discharge hospital visits at the physicians’ request to determine need and
eligibility for homecare. 

•Assist branch in timely processing of physicians’ orders. 

•Inform hospital personnel of case acceptance and document all demographic, clinical and payer
information. Provide input to care plan development and inform the Gentiva clinical staff
(e.g., Intake Specialist, Director of Clinical Management, and/or Manager of Clinical
Practice) of clients’ acceptance. Ensure that clients’ needs are appropriately matched. 

•Participate in quarterly quality assessment and improvement activities. 

•Provide company-sponsored continuing education programs for referral sources. Utilize
appropriate company resources to promote business opportunities. Maintain market awareness and
prepare competitive updates. 




Qualifications 

•Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or the equivalent, RN certification preferred 

•Minimum of three years clinical experience 

•Strong knowledge of governmental home health regulations, Medicare requirements, and care
plan development techniques preferred. 

•Excellent customer service, organization, time management, problem-solving, and
communications skills 

•Ability to work independently 



Benefits 

We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package
may include: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); employee stock
purchase plan; paid time off; tuition assistance program and free CE credits through Gentiva
University, our 24/7 online education resource. 

*Ask your recruiter about qualifying details, including minimum required hours. 

About Gentiva® Health Services 

Gentiva® Health Services is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health
services. Gentiva serves patients through more than 350 direct service delivery units within
approximately 250 locations in 35 states, and through CareCentrix®, which manages home
healthcare services for many major managed care organizations throughout the United States and
delivers them in all 50 states through a network of more than 2,000 third-party provider
locations, as well as Gentiva locations. The Company is a single source for skilled nursing;
physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; social work; nutrition;
disease management education; and help with daily living activities, as well as other
therapies and services. Gentiva's revenues are generated from commercial insurance, federal
and state government programs and individual consumers. For more information, visit Gentiva's
web site, www.gentiva.com 

*Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.







For additional information, please contact your local recruiter at (toll free) 1-866-GENTIVA
or email at: nichole.cardarople@gentiva.com 


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