Clinical Coordinator – Inpatient Care Management


We are currently seeking a part time, benefit earning (0.7FTE, 56 hours/pay period, 8 hour shift length) Clinical Coordinator to join our team. The schedule is DAYS with current weekend assignment being every 8 weeks however is subject to change based on staffing needs and may require Every Other Weekend coverage.
–The current need is for a Clinical Coordinator for the inpatient medical units however this position may be floated to other units based on staffing needs. Note, this role will not be doing any Utilization Review.
The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the care delivered to an assigned group of patients through multidisciplinary and patient/family collaboration to ensure quality and cost effective outcomes are delivered ensuring appropriate use of resources. Coordination involves assessment, planning, support, and evaluation of patient care and related outcomes. Activities to be performed are patient/family interviews, clinical resource management, utilization management and coordination of transition planning.
The Clinical Coordinator is an active contributor in the development of systems to improve the care coordination of assigned patient populations.
This role encompasses coordination of utilization management and transition planning team members assigned to the unit/service line/clinic.
Care management establishes a system of care across the continuum of care to ensure seamless transition to the right service, right providers and the right time and encourages patients and families to manage their own health. Such care is facilitated by a clinical coordinator.

Provides Care Coordination for patients, physicians and care providers

Plan, implement and evaluate transition functions and activities for a caseload of patients across the continuum care
Contribute to the development and implementation of individualized patient care plans that meet patient population goals/standards
Ensure implementation of the treatment plan for achievement of clinical outcomes consistent with the needs and preferences of the patient and family
Communicate with patients families and the health care team to ensure seamless transitions between levels of care
Enable efficient movement of patients through the care process by reducing delays and ensuring appropriate resource utilization. Involve patients and families in the discharge, transition processes

Provide services to streamline plans of care, reduce hospital readmissions, ease the transition to long term services and supports, and interrupt patterns of frequent hospital emergency department use
Facilitate implementation of best practice standards
Maintain plan of care across continuum of care
Responsible for a caseload of patients
Incorporate utilization review activates concurrently across the continuum of care
Actively track outcomes and participate in quality activities specific to patient population/departments served
Provide information/education to ***** providers to support changes for care delivery to patients and patient populations that meet quality, cost, and service goals
Delegate tasks as appropriate to other members of the health care team
Promote effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra-departmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives
Identify and address potential legal and ethical issues around care management/care coordination
Demonstrate understanding of reimbursement mechanisms and the impact of length of stay on quality, financial and satisfaction outcomes
Coordinate with payer case management to ensure coordinator effective approach to help patient meet goals
Help to evaluate effectiveness of interventions related to cost and length of stay goals
Demonstrate respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment
Demonstrate understanding of diversity issues related to patient care
Understand and meet the requirements of the Corporate Compliance Program; complies with the standards set by department policy, The Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies governing activities within the department 100% of the time
Understand and meet the requirements for health care home certification
Make field visits to patients homes

Roles Responsibility
Provides Care Coordination for patients, physicians, and care providers, Plan, implement, and evaluate transition functions and activities for a caseload of patients across the continuum care, Contribute to the development and implementation of individualized patient care plans that meet patient population goals/standards
Desired Qualification
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Part Time
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