Title: Patient Care Manager
Company: LHC Group (Care Partners Home Health)
Location: Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Having initially earned a registered nursing license, Ms. Frye has excelled as a patient care manager with the LHC Group since 2019, providing high-quality care to patients through their home health, hospice, home- and community-based services, as well as their facility-based care. LHC Group is the preferred in-home healthcare partner for more than 400 leading hospitals around the country.
Ms. Frye has overall supervision & coordination of clinical services. Coordinates & supervises an interdisciplinary team of staff to assure continuity of high quality home health care in accordance with physician prescribe plan of care. In addition, she reviews patients’ care and conducts follow ups for order in accordance to state, federal laws and regulations. Coordinates all aspect of care with all disciplines, physicians, durable medical equipment to make sure that patients are cared for in a timely manner.
A pivotal event in Ms. Frye’s life inspired her to enter nursing: the premature birth of her son, who is now in his teenage years. The nurses who cared for Ms. Frye and her son became inspiration to her. Furthermore, becoming a nurse would also instill within her the knowledge to be able to make wiser decisions on his behalf.
Ms. Frye’s most notable achievement was becoming a patient care coordinator for the WVU Health System, with which she was in charge of coordinating a discharge plan for her assigned patients. In this role, she also ensured that when patients come home from the hospital that they have what they needed under physician order. That includes arranging skilled nursing placement, inpatient rehab placement, coordinate intravenous medication or other IV/integumentary needs for home by working with other agencies. In addition, she is also proud to have served as a hospice nurse, and a bedside nurse for a number of years.
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