RN Care Coordinator

Job ID
2020-103433
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Utilization Review
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
M-Sun 8-430pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-LONG BEACH

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.

Responsibilities

The RN Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing, planning, facilitating and advocating for options and services through a continuum of care from point of contact through discharge on assigned patients.The RN Care Coordinator performs this role in such a manner as to meet the individuals health needs while promoting quality and cost effective outcomes. The positions emphasis will be on care coordination, communication and collaboration with nursing, physicians, departments within the medical center, insurers and post acute service providers to pace the care toward optimal outcomes within the appropriate level of care. The RN Care Coordinator will advocate for the patient and family by identifying and valuing patient choice, spiritual needs, cultural, language and socioeconomic barreris to care transitions . In addition, the RN Care Coordinator will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction. The RN Care Coordinator consistently conducts the utilization review process and the discharge planning process as required by hospital policies, standards of practice and Federal and State regulations

Qualifications

Job Specifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute hospital setting 
  • Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting is required. 
  • If operational conditions permit, training a candidate without the required experience may be considered.

 

Education

  • Current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license 
  • BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred.
  • CM certification preferred
  • A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement

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