Dignity Health

RN Care Coordinator

Job ID
2018-45545
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Case Management
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy San Juan Medical Center
Shift
Day
Location
CARMICHAEL
State/Province
CA
Standard Hours
0830-1700

Overview

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.

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 barriers 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.

 

 

 

 

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Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Current California RN licensure
  • Minimum of three years RN experience in acute care hospital
  • Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting
  • A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement

Preferred:

  • BSN degree or experience equivalent 
  • Case Management certification 

 

Special Skills:

  • 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.

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