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- Patient Care Resource Manager
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- FM Care Coordination
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Patient Care Resource Manager (Job Opening 437932) - Scope of Position
The RN Care Coordinator is a nurse case manager that functions within the multidisciplinary team as an advocate, educator and facilitator of resources for patients to ensure the appropriate access to evidence-based medical services that are patient-centered.
The RN Care Coordinator is: (1) an advocate: ensuring access to appropriate care and services, promoting self-care management and prevention; (2) a navigator: identifying and removing barriers to care and coordinating patient care services by utilizing the nursing process to help patients move through the healthcare continuum; (3) a collaborator: working within the multidisciplinary team to ensure a comprehensive plan of care in accordance with nationally recognized evidence-based standards; (4) an educator: engaging the patients and their caregivers in understanding and learning in the management of their diagnoses, treatment, and symptoms; (5) an expert: knowledgeable in care management principles and utilization of systems and community resources tailored to meet individual patient needs; and (6) support team based care in the physician practices. The RN Care Coordinator will manage a sub-population of patients in order to ensure the most effective and efficient use of health care resources to meet the patient?s needs. Goals include: optimizing patient outcomes in chronic care management, enhancing the patient experience, avoiding preventable inpatient admissions/readmissions, avoiding preventable/non-emergent ED visits, and increasing the delivery of recommended preventive services.
Education and experience
Registered Nurse with current Ohio licensure, current BCLS certification and Baccalaureate in Nursing required. Minimum 3 years experience in a physician's office or other primary health care setting preferred. Care Coordinator must function with a high degree of autonomy, communication and interpersonal skills. Must understand the health care continuum and have the ability to solve complex problems. Supervisory/preceptor experience highly desired.