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RN Care Coordinator

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Folsom
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. We also provide comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and specialty orthopedic care. As a certified Joint Commission Stroke Center, Mercy Folsom provides exceptional care to our patients in our Medical Surgical and Intensive Care units, as well as our 25-bed Emergency Department. Our Family Birth Center features private and contemporary birthing suites where labor, delivery, and recovery occur in one room, as well as award-winning lactation training and support. Mercy Folsom received Among America's 250 Best Hospitals recognition and is a Primary Stroke Center.

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.

utilization review, case management, care coordination, rn, registered nurse, nurse, staff nurse, charge, chart, audit, review, continuum of care

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

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.

Preferred:

  • BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred.
  • Case Management certification preferred.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Folsom , RN Care Coordinator, Other , Folsom, California

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