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  • Rn Care Coordination

    Job ID
    2018-54713
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Care Coordination
    Hours / Pay Period
    72
    Facility
    Marian Regional Medical Center
    Shift
    Night
    Location
    SANTA MARIA
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Variable with weekend and holiday rotation
  • Overview

    Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

     

    Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

    Responsibilities

    About the Position

    The 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 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 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 Care Coordinator will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction. The 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.

     

    Selection Criteria

    • Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute hospital setting
    • CA Registered Nurse License required
    • Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting will be preferred.
    • BSN degree required.
    • CM certification preferred
    • 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

    Qualifications

    Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute hospital setting Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting will be preferred. ?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 Registered Nurse

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