RN - Care Coordinator

Job ID
2020-129233
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Care Coordination
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Community Hospital of San Bernardino
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
2:00pm-10:30pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-San Bernardino

Overview

Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  Known for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery.  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/san-bernardino 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

  • Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute hospital setting required.
  • 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.
  • A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement.
  • Bachelor Science Nursing degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the RN scope of practice, current state requirements
  • CMS Conditions of Participation, EMTALA, Patient Bill of Rights, AB1203 and other federal or state regulatory requirement as specific to Utilization Review and Discharge Planning required
  • Case Management Certification preferred.
  • Current California registered nursing license required.
  • Basic Life Support Certification required.

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