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Employment Opportunities

At UW Health Care Direct, we offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling, a casual dress code, great benefits, and an outstanding team-oriented environment.

We also offer something intangible — something that might be even more important to you than what we’ve mentioned above. The ability to use your expertise in an environment that places the needs of the patient over the needs of an institution. The opportunity to use your expertise and resources to solve problems and get your patients the right care quickly. The chance to work for a growing company with a bright future.

If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to be a part of, feel free to explore our open roles below. And, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at caredirect@uwhealthcaredirect.com, and we’ll get back to you immediately!

NURSING POSITIONS

HOME HEALTH RN CASE MANAGER 0.8 – 1.0 FTE

The Home Health RN Case Manager coordinates and directs the patient’s care based on individual patient needs. This position is responsible for independent management of the Home Health patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching, and decision-making skills. This position requires a 0.8 – 1.0 FTE commitment.

HOME HEALTH REVISIT/ADMIT RN 0.6 – 1.0 FTE

The Home Health Revisit/Admit Nurse completes home health patient revisits and admissions. This position provides care for the Home Health patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The nurse is responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other services are made and appropriate documentation is completed.

PER DIEM VISIT NURSE

The Per Diem nurse provides care to the Home Health patient population using nursing assessment, teaching and decision-making skills based on individual patient needs. Relevant knowledge and experience are consistently applied to new patient populations. This position participates in the weekend rotation (1 in 4 weekends) and is expected to work an average of 1-2 days per week. 

If you are looking for greater flexibility or a different nursing role, these awesome options are also available!

Weekender:
Working on your advanced nursing degree? Need time for classes, study, and/or clinicals during the week? Need a flexible schedule during the day?
Contact us to talk about one of our flexible PM/on-call/weekend positions with benefits!!

PM/On-Call:
Need a flexible schedule during the day? We offer creative home health nursing schedules that include benefits!
For example: Monday – Friday PMs with no weekends. Monday – Friday on-call with no weekends. Or, any combination of 4 days attached to the weekend (Thursday – Sunday, Friday – Monday, Saturday – Tuesday)!

On-Call:
Get paid for being home, yet available to triage patient calls (some home visits may be required)! Bring us your scheduling needs and lets talk!

PM Admit/Visit Nurse
Time for morning coffee! Errands! Dog parks! Sleeping in!
Looking for daytimes off? Need times for appointments during the day? Like daytime TV? Kids needing attention?
The PM nurse position is for you!!

Weekend Visit Nurse:
Free up your week for your own passions!
Flexible scheduling: work Friday – Monday or just Saturday and Sunday every weekend or every other weekend!


We are interested in talking with you about your scheduling ideas and needs!!

 For training, all flexible positions will require a commitment of 3-4 days a week for 6-8 weeks during their orientation period.

ADDITIONAL NURSING POSITIONS

INFUSION NURSE 1.0 FTE

The Infusion Nurse is responsible for coordinating and facilitating home infusion therapy. The Infusion Nurse facilitates all nursing, pharmacy, reimbursement, and operations activities related to the admissions and initiation of care process. The Infusion Nurse provides clinical and operational support to patients and caregivers throughout the duration of the home infusion therapy, with extensive, ongoing interaction with patients, staff, providers, referral sources, and community agencies. Additionally, the Infusion Nurse orients and acts as preceptor for new staff. There is on-call responsibility with this role.

HOME HEALTH INTAKE NURSE

The Home Health Intake Nurse coordinates the intake of all home health referrals. This position evaluates the patient situation for appropriateness of home health and develops the home care plan in conjunction with the physician, other health professionals, and the referral source.  Educates patients, caregivers, and community providers about home health services.  Uses feedback from home care staff to evaluate the effectiveness of the home care plan and monitor patient’s response to the plan. The intake nurse also acts as a liaison to all referral sources relative to home care issues.  Has a working knowledge of community resources, which is incorporated in the referral process.  The Home Health Intake Nurse performs a triage nurse function on weekends, holidays, and other days as assigned, interacting directly with patients, home health clinicians, and other providers to determine issues and needs as they arise, applying critical thinking to develop an intervention, and crafting an appropriate response.  The Home Health Intake Nurse has knowledge of home care regulations and third-party reimbursement as it impacts the delivery of services. 

HOME HEALTH NURSE RESIDENT 1.0 FTE

Our Nurse Residency Program offers nursing graduates a 12 month program, designed to provide participants with clinical experience under the guidance of a qualified preceptor. Nurse Residents will enhance their skills through thoughtfully constructed courses, designed with a case study approach to learning. Completion of the program offers Nurse Residents the opportunity of a smooth transition into practice.  

HOME HEALTH LPN  .8 – 1.0 FTE

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions as a team member in the home health setting under the general supervision of the registered nurse.  The LPN is able to perform basic nursing care, record the nursing care given, and report to the appropriate person changes in the condition of the patient.  In basic patient situations the LPN is also responsible to consult when the LPN knows or should know a delegated act may harm the patient. The LPN may serve under direct supervision of a registered nurse, physician, podiatrist, dentist or optometrist in complex patient situations.

ADDITIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE POSITIONS

SOCIAL WORKER

The Social Worker assesses psychosocial needs and applies interventions to support the medical treatment plan and address impediments. The social worker applies interventions to enhance patient and family functioning and emotional well-being and facilitates access to appropriate services.  This position is responsible for collaborating and coordinating care to enhance the patient experience and the achievement of collaborative goals through developing patient goals, monitoring progress, addressing barriers to goal achievement, and evaluating outcomes of individualized care plans. This role also provides training, guidance, and mentorship to home health colleagues and other providers on management of complex psychosocial patient issues. 

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

The Home Medical Equipment (HME) Representative is responsible for the collection of demographic and financial information from patients to ensure a smooth admission to home care services and that reimbursement requirements are met. The HME Representative is responsible for daily insurance verification, prior authorization, and correct posting of charges for home care, home medical equipment and supplies, and contract billing for assigned caseload of patients.

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LIAISON

The Home Medical Equipment Liaison acts as the Department’s primary care coordination contact for a set of referral sources. Connecting the needs of the referral sources, patients, and the organization’s documentation and delivery requirements, the Home Medical Equipment Liaison works to eliminate barriers in discharge processes, facilitate smooth and efficient admission to UWHCD services, and establish best in class performance on behalf of our partners and patients.

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

The Home Medical Equipment (HME) Technician provides home care service deliveries, equipment repair, and maintenance. A basic understanding and working knowledge of home care medical equipment preferred. Frequent patient/client interactions such as patient education and equipment set-up require good interpersonal communication skills. The HME Technician works under the limited supervision of the Warehouse Operations Manager.

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS

HME SHOWROOM REPRESENTATIVE

This position is responsible for greeting each customer/patient that walks into the vestibule. Is responsible for gathering all the pertinent information from that patient (name, DOB, reason for the visit) as well as ask the COVID screening questions. This position is also responsible for tracking the patient pick up schedule and notifying correct personnel for pick-ups they are not responsible for (CPAP/RT). For general DME, attendant follows protocol for patient pick-ups and returns, printing sales orders, providing product, obtaining signature, and updating sales order WIP (work in progress) in Brightree. Takes returned equipment back to the designated areas in the warehouse. Checks all patients in for appointments. This position will be responsible for answering all retail product questions and use the Brightree POS system to complete all retail sales.  

ACCOUNTANT/ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

This position reports directly to the Controller.  In conjunction with the Business Services Coordinator, is responsible for biweekly payroll processing and accounts payable.  Works closely with the company Controller and Accountant with month end and year end closing activities.  This position has internal relationships with the management team and external business relationships with vendors and financial professionals.  This position acts as a resource to all employees.

DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST 0.8 FTE

The Documentation Specialist performs a variety of compliance management activities related to agency documentation, orders, F2F, scanning, and agency discharges. Daily responsibilities include: Checking in/verifying all signed orders that have been received, scanning documents, faxed orders, forms, and referral information. Indexing all paperwork that has been scanned. Verifying that all other documents that previously have been scanned have been indexed by HIM. Other responsibilities include agency discharges, F2F reconciliation and tracking, tracking verbal orders to assure compliance with agency and regulatory guidelines, and managing work queues. The position supports quality team functions that are directed at compliance with federal regulations and quality assurance.

BILLING MANAGER

The Billing Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of claims processing activities. Specific responsibilities include supervising a team of Claims Billing Representatives and Cash Posting Specialists, monitoring the billing activities, and supervising collection efforts. The manager will direct staff activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished effectively, efficiently, and professionally, to the benefit of patients, employees, the insurance company, and the Company. In addition, this position will be responsible for staffing and providing support as business needs require. This position is a member of the Company management team and will have participation and influence in company-wide decision-making.

INFUSION PATIENT REIMBURSEMENT COORDINATOR

Performs initial patient financial and insurance verification and follow-up. Serves as communication liaison between team members, third party payers, patients, and billing for all financial arrangements. Works closely with referral sources and patients regarding patient financial responsibilities.

BILLING REPRESENTATIVE

The Billing Representative produces and submits claims to insurance companies, performs collection calls, answers patients’ billing questions, and ensures records are kept in accordance with policies and procedures.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Administrative Operations Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support. This position is largely self-directed and responsible for a range of duties associated with the general administrative functioning of the home health agency and across departmental areas. This role assists in the planning and coordination of program and project related activities, which may include collaboration with multiple business leaders on a routine basis. This position has regular access to confidential information such as HHA budget information, tracking employee education, workload, and attendance.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Assists the Pharmacy Operations Supervisor and pharmacists in the performance of technical and clerical duties involved in the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy, as allowed by law and/or regulation.

DAN
HOME HEALTH RN
“Management is so approachable here. They’re right in the thick of the work with all of us and they want to know what they can do to support you. I haven’t felt that anywhere else.”
HANNAH
TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT, & REPORTING SPECIALIST
“You can be yourself here. They encourage you to be who you are as a person, and they understand they hired you as you.”
AMY
PATIENT REIMBURSEMENT COORDINATOR
“At UW Health Care Direct, if someone sees you doing what you need to do — what’s right for the patient — they’re not afraid to tell you that and reward you for it.”

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