The Patient Care Coordinator is assigned to specific units and/or populations. The PCC faciliates and coordinates care for all assigned patients to progress the patient and achieve positive clinical and financial outcomes. The PCC collaborates with the physician, nursing, and other health care team members on interventions to promote positive clinical and financial outcomes for the patient and develops and implements a discharge plan for each patient as required. The PCC collaborates with social workers and discharge planners regarding implementation of plan of care, as well as placements, legal issues, and psychological needs impacting patient treatment. The PCC will ensure that the discharge plan is ready when the patient is medically ready to transition to a lower level of care. The PCC validates the status of patients to ensure compliance with the Utilization Plan.
Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing
Current Registered Nurse licensure in North Carolina or Compact state required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
Minimum of three years of applied clinical experience as a Registered Nurse
Minimum one year hospital case management experience
About Wayne UNC Health Care
Driven by a Mission of Patients First. Quality Health Care. Close to Home., Wayne UNC Health Care has been providing quality, compassionate care to patients in eastern North Carolina for over 100 years. As part of UNC Health Care, our organization continues to build on this strong foundation and legacy, while leveraging UNC’s expertise.
Working with Wayne UNC, you become part of a family and a vital part of a community, working together to improve the health and wellness of those around you. With opportunities across a broad range of specialties and avenues to support your growth, Wayne UNC is an employer of choice for our community and region.