Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Coordinator
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: November 20, 2022
OverviewHow would you like to work in a place where your
contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve
with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At
Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the
health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to
have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest
professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the
healthcare industry, and in people's lives.ResponsibilitiesThe Care
Coordinator RN is responsible for coordination of care across the
continuum during the patient's acute, -chronic and long-term stages
of illness for a defined patient population. Will assist and
support the Social Work team -members with medical management
expertise and critical thinking based on DRGs and chronic condition
-management. Will assist with complex conversations with physician
that is beyond the scope of the social worker -colleague. -
- This includes utilization management, transitional care
planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, -patient
advocacy, education for the patient's/family, and monitoring
quality indicators to demonstrate outcomes -resulting from the
service provided. -
- Collaborates with all team members to provide a comprehensive
assessment of -the patient's medical care needs, psychosocial
needs, home and living situation, social determinants needs, plan
of -care in collaboration with the physician and other care team
members, goals/outcome attainment and continued care -needs. - -
- Must work in close collaboration with UM Nurses. -Review
targets for LOS, target outcomes and discharge plans with the
providers and family -Collaborate effectively with the patient's
health care team to establish an optimal discharge plan. -Assure
the patient is progressing toward discharge goals and assist to
resolve barriers -Attends the patient/family care conference and
IDRs. -Assess and monitor patient's continued appropriateness for
IP care and tracks avoidable days.QualificationsRequired Minimum
- An Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of
nursing with a Georgia -RN License is required.
Required Minimum Certification:
- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Georgia or hold a privilege -to practice in the State of Georgia
under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart
Association (AHA) is required.
Required Minimum Experience:
- A minimum of 3 years nursing experience in the acute care
setting. Excellent verbal -communication skills, ability to
multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
- Minimum of 3 years nursing -experience in acute care setting. -
-Required Minimum Skills:
- Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent verbal and
written communication -skills.
- Ability to effect change, perform critical analysis, promote
client/family autonomy and plan and organize -effectively for the
continuum of care.
Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia
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