LPN Care Transitions Nurse is a 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.
LPN Care Transitions Nurse 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 patient's individual needs are met.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.