At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so
successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want
the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for
our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare
provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on
investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide
innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to
The 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.
Required Minimum Education:
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).
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
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.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities.
We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and
advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the
Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!