Want to make a difference with an organization whose purpose driven mission is to provide superior compassionate care?
Hospice Care of South Carolina may be the place for you!!
When you profoundly impact someone’s life for the better, it’s hard to call it a job. We see it as a calling! You are about to be part of something bigger. At Hospice Care of South Carolina you’ll find a career that means something, an inspiring work environment, the opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference and a sense of accomplishment not easily replicated elsewhere. You’ll be part of a company who is improving the quality of life for those facing advanced illness and one that is delivering a level of care that is second to none! Founded in 1997, we are a community based hospice with local staff serving the local community in all 46 counties in South Carolina! Named a four time winner of "Best Place to Work in Healthcare"!
The Hospice Liaison is responsible for coordinating & generating new business in home care & hospice services in both existing and new accounts, identifying new markets and maintaining existing service as well as coordinating care for referred patients. The Patient Care Coordinator’s primary responsibility is serving as a liaison between the agency, hospitals, medical community and other referral sources. This position educates the community and the medical profession/referral sources regarding home care & hospice. This position involves daily interaction with patients, medical professionals, other referral sources, and the community to assure continuity of care and to coordinate appropriate communication and documentation. This position works closely with agency personnel to ensure that patient care is handled efficiently and effectively. The Hospice Liaison is regularly engaged away from the employee’s place of business in performing these duties.
EDUCATION: Minimum of an Associate Degree required in field of study or proven work experience in health related field.
EXPERIENCE: 1 year experience as in a clinical care setting or home health preferred.
SKILLS: Requires proven interpersonal, coordination, and leadership skills with ability to communicate effectively. Requires practical and theoretical knowledge of hospice. Demonstrates active involvement in professional organizations and community activities. Satisfies expectations and requirements of external customers. Skilled in conflict resolution. Responds to suggestion constructively.
TRANSPORTATION: Reliable transportation.
HEALTH STATUS: Meets all applicable agency policies and procedures related to health screening and required testing..
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
1. Complete required work on a daily basis.
2. Cope with work involving ill, disabled, and dying patients.
3. Sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs.
4. Move equipment and supplies necessary for job functions.
5. Read in a 12 point or larger type, speak and write English in order to fulfill job functions in anunderstandable way.
6. See/hear or use prosthetics that enable accomplishment of job.
7. Meet the health requirements of the agency.
8. Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
9. Abide by all occupational safety and bloodborne pathogen protocol to minimize illness and/or injury.