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Care Coordinator

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

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.ResponsibilitiesWellstar Kennestone Hospital has an opportunity as a Care Coordinator PRN.PRN Various ShiftsAs one of the Top 100 hospitals, Wellstar Kennestone offers the most advanced care available for all your surgical, medical, rehabilitative and emergency care needs. In addition to a highly qualified team of physicians, nurses and clinical staff, we offer the very latest in technology and diagnostic imaging capabilities.The Care Coordinator 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. This includes utilization management, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy education for the patient/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 plan of care, goal/outcome attainment and continued care needs.
  • It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursingas outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice andCode of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.
  • As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, System policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals and providing and unwavering focus on exceeding the expectations of our patients and consumers.QualificationsRequired Minimum Education
    • RN with a Georgia License, Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred, or MSW from an Accredited School of Social WorkLicensure
      • RN with a Georgia License or LMSW, *However to encourage the application of qualified applicants, the Care Coordination department will consider unlicensed MSW applicants with a goal to obtain licensureUnlicensed MSW Applicants Requirements
        • Employees who are hired without having their license must take the licensure exam within their first six months of employment. If a passing grade is not received on the exam, the employee must retake the exam and obtain a passing grade by their one year employment anniversary
        • Any employee who has not obtained their license by their one year anniversary will be subject to dismissalRequired Minimum Experience
          • Three to Five years Clinical Practice/Experience is preferredRequired Minimum Skills
            • Knowledge of Case Management process
            • Excellent organizational and professional communication skills. Knowledgeable in utilizing screening criteria in review of clinical data with respect to patients/clients needs for health care
            • Ability to effect change performs critical analysis, promote client/family autonomy and plan and organize effectively for the continuum of careWe'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: -Your Wellness, -Your Pay, -Your Future, -Your Joy. - We think it's pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members care for the community. Make a difference in patients' lives--- and your own! Here, it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Care Coordinator, Other , Marietta, Georgia

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