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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

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

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT DISPATCHER

This position is responsible for efficiently scheduling and routing home medical equipment and supply deliveries that are performed by the HME Technicians. The position interacts daily with other departments to ensure seamless service to our customers as well as provide assistance and problem solve a variety of equipment, customer, and inventory related issues. This position manages warehouse organization and maintains inventory accuracy. The position audits delivery documentation, educates staff, and reports results to management. This position may act as a backup for the HME Technicians.

After hours on-call is a component of this position

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 HEALTH SCHEDULER

The Home Health Scheduler is responsible for scheduling patients for multiple Home Health services (Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Worker, Phlebotomist, and HHA).  This position requires a variety of skills to maintain Home Health visit schedules and is responsible for training and supporting other employees in the scheduling positions/process.  Facilitates, schedules, and manages interactive scheduling meetings with clinicians on a regular basis in collaboration with the therapy and nursing supervisors.  Acts as the first point of contact for patients who call the home health agency, providing customer service and expectation management before routing the call appropriately.  This position requires knowledge and competency with use of computerized scheduling systems. 

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT 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.

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS

DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST

The Documentation Specialist monitors and maintains the timely receipt of medically necessary documentation required for claims submission.  This position is responsible for daily monitoring of medically necessary documentation and follow-up to obtain needed documentation.  The Documentation Specialist works with the HME Operations Supervisor to ensure documentation is collected and distributed, as needed.

HME BILLING MANAGER

The HME 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.

CAREWEAR CONSULTANT/FITTER

The CareWear Consultant evaluates and determines the prosthetic (breast prostheses), orthotic (compression stockings), and maternity support garment needs of cancer, peripheral vascular, and maternity clients, respectively, through brief interview, history, and observation at CareWear locations. The CareWear Consultant independently fits the CareWear product(s) and recommends/sells the appropriate product(s). The CareWear consultant may also be required to complete a prior authorization to the client’s insurance company. The Consultant schedules CareWear appointments for all CareWear clinics, triages phone calls, assists clients in the retail store, checks in inventory, mails products to clients and orders products. Responsibilities also include posting charges and collecting cash and/or charge payments at CareWear locations. May require some travel to various locations.

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Assists the clinical, reimbursement, and operations teams in the areas of purchasing and inventory management. Serves as a company resource for questions relating to product selection, contract utilization, inventory control, accounts payable related to inventory, and reimbursement for purchased goods.

TEAM SUPPORT/REIMBURSEMENT COORDINATOR

This position is responsible for the initial communication with referral sources regarding enteral therapy referrals. 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 their nutrition needs and financial responsibilities. Is also responsible for document management of patient information.

PATIENT ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE

The Patient Account 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.

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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