RN Care Coordinator

Houston, TX

Posted: 10/09/2019 Employment Type: Contractor Industry: Nurse, Health Care Job Number: J2P4756PQMWH174TRMB

Pulse Staffing is searching for a RN Care Coordinator to work at a busy hospital in the Medical Center in Houston. The Public Health Pediatric Team provide care to some of the most vulnerable populations: Supporting the Child Protective Health Clinic and Foster Care Clinic. This is a Mon-Fri 8a-5p assignment.

RN Care Coordinator duties:

Identification: Proactively identifies patients in need of care coordination through clinical rounds, medical management staff referrals, medical director/PCP, parents, TCH staff, home care staff, and/or other internal areas via utilization of stratification tools.

Assessment: Performs a comprehensive goal-focused and individualized assessment for patients referred for evaluation, to include: patient/family s biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, discharge planning needs and/or financial status.

Planning and Coordination: Participates in planning and coordinating services across the continuum of care and documents this plan in designated system. Utilizes clinical acumen to facilitate internal and external resources to coordinate individualized plan of care. Ensures for the provision of continuity of care needs as required and serves as advocate on behalf of patients and families on an ongoing basis across the continuum of care.

Implementation: Identifies problems/barriers/opportunities for intervention. Proactively ensures patient care needs are addressed. Provides for resolution, revision of plans on an ongoing basis. Assures adherence to best practice techniques and utilization of evidence based practice.

Evaluation and Monitoring: Routinely assess patient s status and progress; if progress is static or regressive, determine the reason, and proactively encourage appropriate adjustments in the care plan, Providers and/or services to promote better outcomes.

Serves as a communication link between inpatient and outpatient services as well as across the various health professionals involved in an individual patient s care.

RN Care Coordinator requirements:

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience, EPIC , Ambulatory Experience preferred, detail oriented, multi-tasker, strong communication skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills as well as be able to operate a personal computer, word processing programs, fax machine, photocopier and multi-line telephone.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, advanced communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external customers. This includes medical staff, patients and families, clinical personnel, support and technical staff, outside agencies, and members of the community.

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