Job Description

Position Details

  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80
  • Is Remote: No
  • Shift: Days
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday



Job Summary:

The scheduler assumes the day-to-day responsibility for coordinating clinicians time and patient needs.  the Scheduler is responsible for the coordination of client visits, maintenance and upkeep of scheduling records and the accurate and timely communication of scheduling changes between offices and medical field staff.  Scheduler reports to the Director of Clinical Support.

Essential Qualifications:  Excellent communication and computer skills are required. Healthcare experience preferred. Must be willing to learn and apply new skills.  Access to operable, insured motor vehicle and valid driver's license with acceptable record of safe driving practices required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates the scheduling of field staff employees. Brings any scheduling problems to the Supervisor’s attention immediately.
  • Efficiently uses the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to schedule appropriately skilled persons for each visit.
  • Communicates with clients and staff regarding scheduling needs and general communication needs.
  • Communicates with clients/families as needed in a professional manner.
  • Documents and reports to the Director of Hospice and Palliative Care and/or supervising nurse when there is a change in client status, changes in service requirements, change in employee assigned to case, and reports any unsatisfactory performance.
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Uses equipment and supplies in an appropriate and cost effective manner.
  • Acknowledges that all information related to employees, clients and their families, and NCHHHA business practices is confidential.
  • Practices proper body mechanics and observes safety measures.
  • Adheres to all safety policies including reporting/ removing hazards immediately.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with infection control policies.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Works cooperatively with other NCHHHA personnel.
  • Complies with NCHHHA’s Standard of Conduct.
  • Required completion of time sheets and other records in accordance with agency policy and State and Federal regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About NCHHHA:

North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to the home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare-certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.



About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

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