Catholic Health Initiatives RN Care Coordinator- Care Coordination in DES MOINES, Iowa
RN Care Coordinator- Care Coordination
coordinates and oversees the implementation of patient specific plan of
care. Works collaboratively with physicians,
staff, and other health care professionals/agencies to negotiate care
coordination across the health care continuum for disease specific
populations. Communicates feedback about
progress towards client goals with appropriate individual/groups at specific
intervals. Collaborates with other
services and disciplines, and when appropriate, the client’s medical physician
and/or related health care professionals/agencies to enhance a holistic
approach to patient care. Ensures
safety, best practice, and high quality standards of care are maintained across
the continuum. Is accountable for Care Management
evaluation including: data capture and analysis, outcome achievement, and
fiscal responsibility in an effort to improve service, quality and cost provided
to the clients served.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
- Completes a comprehensive assessment of the
client’s holistic health status and needs to include clinical condition,
support systems and resources, client/family knowledge, perception and
adjustment towards disease process, and community resources.
- Screens patients/clients for identified and
potential needs. Makes referral to
appropriate multi-disciplinary services.
- Documents case management plan to include:
assessment, client/family participation and understanding, consult referrals
and discharge plan of care.
- Educates staff, clients/families, and medical
community on care coordination and regulatory issues that impact care and
clearly and timely in the Electronic Health Record and other required systems
to insure effective communications along the continuum.
with Utilization Management staff regarding payer information, level of care
and status determinations for patients.
and self manages to support facility/CIN level success goals; including
improvements in quality, cost of care and member experience for the
opportunities for improvement (at individual, facility/CIN levels and actively
works with healthcare and facility/CIN team to correct or improve results.
- Develops and utilizes tools available to
effectively evaluate, summarize and communicate patient’s progress toward
outcomes to members of the healthcare team and patient and family.
- Has a working knowledge of financial and
reimbursement processes Medicare DRG payment, Case Rates, Managed Care Risk
- Coordinates and conducts patient care rounds and
- Collaborates with Unit Director in
strategies/tactics to achieve unit based goals such as quality, financial, and
- Demonstrates a wide theory/research base that
supports sound clinical and psychological orientation. Specific knowledge regarding pathophysiology,
natural history of disease processes, and impact on functional ability and
level of care.
- Serves as a professional role model/mentor and
change agent to develop and assist others.
duties as assigned by CIN Director/Care Management/Social Services Manager.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
of a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse issued/defined by
the State of Iowa
Three years RN or Care Coordination experience, required.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or actively pursuing
(at least six credits per year). A Bachelor’s degree in a related field
is also acceptable. .
- Proof of completionof Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three(3) months of hire.
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0157911
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.