Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS's business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS's well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style. UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies. UHS's Acute Care Division is comprised of 25 high performing hospitals and several ambulatory care facilities across the nation and prides itself on providing superior patient care.
Prominence Health Plan, established in Reno in 1993 as St. Mary's Health Plan, was acquired in 2014 by Universal Health Services (UHS), one of Fortune Most Admired Companies.
In addition to the HMO, Prominence Health Plan also offers Point of Service health plans, a preferred health insurance company that offers Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans, and CDS Group Health, a third-party administrator.
We are a fast-growing, rapidly-changing healthcare organization offering the excitement of a start-up with the support of a Fortune 500 company. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape the future of our organization.
Job Summary: The ACO LVN Navigator is a licensed clinical LVN who functions as a liaison between the ACO, the patient and the multidisciplinary healthcare team to assist in developing an optimal plan of care for transitioning Medicare patients, primarily those currently utilizing post-acute care services. The ACO Nurse Navigator assesses needs and coordinates resources within and outside the ACO (as approved by the ACO Director) to promote optimal health benefits and outcomes (both clinical and financial). The ACO LVN Navigator will provide onsite review at the local primary care practices and conduct patient home assessments as needed, as well as establish rapport with primary care providers, office staff, patients and their families to expedite timely transitions of care and appropriate utilization of post-acute care services.
This position requires a high frequency of contact with the very high risk ACO patient and their care givers for education of health promotion and self-care skills as well as facilitating compliance with the required quality measures for all ACO patients. An ACO LVN Navigator will also ensure the communication of a patient's treatment plan and general status to all care givers during all transitions of care.