Dignity Health

RN Care Coordinator

Job ID
2017-38624
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Care Coordination
Hours / Pay Period
16
Facility
St Rose Dominican - Siena
Shift
Day
Location
HENDERSON
NV
Standard Hours
8a-4:30p, varied days

Overview

As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system, Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

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 individual’s 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 barrier is 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.

  • This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of three (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.

  • A Master’s Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement.

  • Current Registered Nurse (R.N.) license.

  • Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must. 

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential

  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively

  • Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred.

  • CM certification preferred

  • CT CCM - Certified Case  Manager

 

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