Transition Care LPN

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_2449


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Job Category

Patient Services


RCH Care Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


Job Summary

Coordinates patient placement in outlying Monument Health hospitals including swing bed and LTC facilities.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates completion of timely intake and referrals to post-acute care agencies/facilities. Utilizing available resources in all Monument Health facilities for cost-effective outcomes.
  • Demonstrates effective collaboration with community/regional services and hospital personnel.
  • Effectively utilizes community and regional resources to facilitate appropriate referrals. Participates in planning and continued process improvements.
  • Demonstrates collaboration with hospital personnel and community resources to facilitate appropriate patient disposition while complying with organization and regulatory guidelines.
  • Provides direction, guidance, and motivation, leading to accomplishment of staff goals and objectives. Maintains a highly skilled and professional staff.
  • Keeps referring and receiving agency/facility informed of discharge planning activities and tentative/concrete discharge dates.
  • Communicates with insurance companies verifying initial and continuing coverage eligibility.
  • Consistently maintains ongoing awareness of agency/facility policies and regulations, as demonstrated by knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, DSS and federal and private insurance plan coverage.
  • Provides backup to other Transitional Care caregivers and team as necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Associates degree in Related Field

Certification - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing


Experience - 1+ years of Healthcare Experience

Physical Requirements: Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10
pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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