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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 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

HME EQUIPMENT REHAB SPECIALIST ATP

The HME Rehab Equipment Specialist Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) provides service to UW Health Care Direct patients through evaluation, selection, assembly, and instruction on safe use of complex home medical equipment. Complex rehab equipment products and services include medically necessary, individually configured manual and power wheelchair systems, adaptive seating systems, alternative positioning systems, and activities of daily living assistive devices that require evaluation, fitting, configuration, adjustment, or programming. These products and services are designed to meet the specific and unique medical and functional needs of an individual with a primary diagnosis resulting from a congenital disorder, progressive or degenerative neuromuscular disease, or from an injury or trauma. Appropriate documentation is a critical component of this position to ensure all company policies and regulatory requirements are met.

The job works under the direction of the Senior Director of Home Medical Equipment but works with a large degree of independence. The HME Rehab Equipment Specialist ATP will help train non-ATP staff. They will also be part of the direct in-person equipment selection process for patients working with non-ATP staff as required by payer policies.

HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST – RESPIRATORY THERAPY

The Home Medical Equipment Specialist – Respiratory Therapy is responsible for the verification of demographic and financial information from patients to ensure that reimbursement requirements are met. This job has the responsibility for the verification of patient eligibility for insurance benefits, including but not limited to, Medicare, Medical Assistance, and numerous third-party payers to assure adequate and timely reimbursement. This position is also responsible for the daily insurance verification, prior authorization, and correct posting of charges for respiratory home care, home medical equipment and supplies, and contract billing (via Sales Order creation) for his/her assigned caseload of patients. The HME Specialist – Respiratory Therapy represents UW Health Care Direct Home Care and Respiratory services to the public. This role has direct contact with our patients and provides professional and courteous service. The job works under the general supervision of the RT Supervisor of UW Health Care Direct Home Care but works with a large degree of independence.

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.

ADDITIONAL POSITIONS

HME REHAB EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST ATP

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.  

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

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 finance team 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.

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.

MEDICAL BILLING REPRESENTATIVE

The Medical 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.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

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

PHLEBOTOMIST

The Phlebotomist performs standardized and specialized phlebotomy procedures on patients of all ages, utilizing proper patient identification and specimen labeling, proper use of isolation precautions, and proper specimen receiving and processing procedures. The Phlebotomist will also observe proper disposal of blood drawing equipment according to health and safety regulations. The Phlebotomist will maintain patient confidentiality at all times and will ensure the comfort and safety of patients. The Phlebotomist will communicate patient problems to the clinical staff, including clarification or orders and patient status. The Phlebotomist will work closely with management or lead staff to resolve problems.

The Phlebotomist works under the general supervision of their manager or supervisor and may assist in the training of students and less senior staff. Under supervision, the Phlebotomist is able to complete competency-based training checklists to maintain The Joint Commission, College of American Pathologists and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments compliance. The Phlebotomist will maintain efficient and friendly customer service. Unusual circumstances or problems are referred to more senior staff. Organization skills and the ability to prioritize testing requests are essential to successful performance. Attention to detail and reliability are required to ensure proper collection of specimens to be used in the timely diagnosis and treatment of patients. Good communication skills are required during interaction with clinical staff and physicians.

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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