Team Assistant
Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties - Colchester, VT

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TEAM ASSISTANT

Adult Home Care, South Rural Team

This position is 37.5 hours per week and is eligible for benefits. Hours are from 7:30am to 4:00pm

The Visiting Nurse Association currently has an opening for a Team Assistant to schedule the staff of an interdisciplinary team and providing clerical and administrative support necessary to ensure delivery of best possible care to patients and families. Key responsibilities include receiving and triaging team phone calls, coordination of the services, and communication with patients, physicians, and staff .

JOB DUTIES: § Completes and coordinates the scheduling for an interdisciplinary team on an ongoing basis. Receives referrals from Intake, schedules admissions and assigns a case manager. §

Responds to all telephone calls directed toward the team and passes on appropriate information to team members. §

Assigns patients to the appropriate interdisciplinary team members. §

Maintains effective communication with field staff and Clinical Team Manager. §

Establishes and maintains on call schedule. §

Any other duties as so designated by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: § Associate's degree in business or other appropriate discipline or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. §

Ability to converse clearly and comfortably with and to communicate courteously and efficiently with a wide variety of agency patients, staff, and varied outside individuals/organizations, often regarding serious and/or sensitive health or other personal matters involving patients. §

Administrative and organizational skills. Experience in organizing and maintaining moderately complex filing and records systems. Previous experience with computerized information systems desirable, and possibly required.

All Agency Employees are required to carry Automobile Insurance. The minimum requirements for Bodily Injury are $100,000 per person and $300,000 per incident. Proof of Insurance is required upon hire.