Sep 18, 2020

Weekend Care Coordinator

  • Memorial Health System
  • Marietta, OH 45750, USA

Job Description

In an environment of continuous quality improvement, the Care Coordinator is responsible for facilitating patient-centered care coordination and the provision of high quality patient care within fiscally expedient time frames in a healthcare setting. Exhibits the MHS Standards of Excellence and exercises strict confidentiality at all times. Job Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred Minimum of one year of experience in care management or clinical setting required Licensed in the State of Ohio as a Registered Nurse with a nursing degree Must have clinical (medical) background and understanding of treatment modalities Must be knowledgeable in allied health sciences, appropriate levels of care and the health care delivery system Must have an understanding of Medicare criteria and standards, including diagnostic related groups, ICD-10-CM coding Strong communication skills with ability to discuss patients' clinical courses with physicians at the physician level Verbal and written communication skills, especially ability to provide constructive feedback Problem solving, critical thinking skills Ability to work independently and take initiative Adapts well to change Additional Requirements for Clinic Operations: Licensed in the State of Ohio and West Virginia as a Registered Nurse with a nursing degree Job Functions: 1. Performs patient assessment to identify pertinent patient problems/needs by direct interaction with the patient and by screening/reviewing of the patient's medical records to develop patient plan of care. 2. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary care management team regarding the individualization of the patient care plan by identifying care gaps using risk stratification in order to promote efficient use of hospital resources, facilitate timely transitions, and promote quality patient care. 3. Collects and records all clinical data, based on predetermined quality and outcome indicators developed by the Medical staff, Directors, Patient-Centered Medical Home, and Medical Neighborhood initiatives. 4. Coordinates continuity of patient care with external healthcare organizations and facilities, including the process of hospital admission and discharge and referrals from the primary care provider to a specialty care provider. 5. Evaluates clinical care, utilization of resources, and development of standardized work. 6. Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Care Management: 1. Determines appropriateness of admission and severity of illness compared to pre-established criteria standards utilized by all third party payers. Clinic Operations: 1. Facilitates health and disease patient education, including leading group office visits, supporting patient self-management of disease and behavior modification interventions.