Care Coordinator, Full Time

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 17, 2022
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Coordinates:
  • Conducts assessment to determine patient needs and barriers to disease management of continued recovery.
  • Implements appropriate interventions to address identified patient needs and maintain regulatory requirements.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of the patient's care plan and intervenes when necessary to address potential progression delays.
  • Arranges appropriate post-acute services and procurement of durable medical equipment.
  • Coordinates transition of care as indicated.
  • Assess the discharge planning needs of the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
Reporting:
  • Documents assessment findings and interacts in the clinical record according to establish standards.
  • Performs cost/benefit analysis to determine most cost effective care.
  • Documents type education received by the patient and/or family members.
Education:
  • Educates patient and/or family member(s) to the processes and services provided.
  • Attend and provide continuing education in-services.
  • Participates in performance improvement projects, committees, and teams.
Communicates:
  • Communicates patient needs to appropriate sources such as Physicians, medical staff, DME Companies, Home Health and Hospice Staff, and Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Facilities.
  • Communicates effectively with adult and geriatric patient.
  • Participates on committees and Physician Section meetings as requested/required.
Quality Improvement:
  • Participates in QI initiates and other Hospital performance improvement programs.
Regulation:
  • Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines.
  • Complies with appropriate Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues.
Requirements:
  • Associates degree with 3 years case management experience or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Social Work, required; Master's preferred.
  • Must be currently licensed in a health related field in the State of Mississippi; required.
  • Certified as a Board Certified Case Manager within 1 year of accepting position; preferred.
  • Certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); required.
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills; required.
  • Knowledgeable in the documentation of social/work case management intervention methods; required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.