RN Care Coordinator

Company Name:
SCL Health System
Provides pro-active initial and ongoing clinical assessments of patient's medical, financial, functional, and psychosocial needs to assist in development of a care plan to ensure a safe and timely discharge. Coordinates with both internal and external care team members to ensure a safe transition to the next level of care through planning and implementation of both skilled services and community resources. Ensures choice has been provided to the patient/family/caregiver.
Participates as an active member of the Case Management team to provide care coordination services to patients identified through referrals, nurse rounding and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Serves as the clinical resource to the Case Management department as well as nursing units in seeking opportunities to improve care coordination for all patients and for specific populations
Provides excellent care coordination services that are patient centered through clear, concise written and verbal communication and ongoing collaboration with all members of the care team including the patient/ family/caregivers. Coordinates, leads and participates in multidisciplinary case conferencing as needed to ensure an effective plan of care that is consistent with the patient's goals.
Collaborates with the Utilization Review RN in ensuring appropriate level of care and efficient utilization of services throughout the patient's stay. Educates patients/family/caregiver on medical necessity, appropriate level of care and alternatives for care. Serves as a resource to internal customers on medical necessity and appropriate level of care.

2 years (i.e. Associate Degree) in nursing.
Greater than 1 year
License / Certification / Registration
Current Colorado or Compact State RN License

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