Dignity Health RN Care Coordinator in CARMICHAEL, California

Overview

Mercy San Juan Medical Center consistently receives national attention for the high quality care we provide. Recent recognition includes U.S. News & World Report's list of 2011 Best Regional Hospitals and 2012 recognition from a national ratings organization that includes: Excellence Award in Critical Care/America's 100 Best in Critical Care, Excellence Award in Neurosurgery and 5-star ratings in COPD, sepsis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, neurosurgery, stroke, bowel obstruction and total knee replacement.

Among the medical services we provide are:

  • One of the Sacramento area's leading Level II trauma centers, recognized nationally as a leader in trauma care

  • A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ranked among the world's elite for survival rates of premature infants

  • A comprehensive cardiac program that is part of the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute, including cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization and cardiac rehabilitation

  • The Mercy Neurological Institute of Northern California and Primary Stroke Center

  • The Mercy Cancer Institute, including nurse navigation and dedicated teams of specialists

  • The latest da Vinci robotic surgical system, with more robotic specialties offered than any other hospital in the region

  • The only MAKO robotic orthopedic surgery program in the region to provide partial knee resurfacing

  • A comprehensive Lung & Esophageal Center, with highly specialized diagnosis and sophisticated surgical treatments

As we embrace opportunities for enhancement and growth, we are eager to find professionals who share our vision. Ready to fulfill your life's purpose? Please take a moment to discover more about what it is like to work here by visiting. Because we see our employees as our most valuable assets, we offer great benefits, career growth, flexibility, training and leadership development.

Responsibilities

The RN Care Coordinator is responsible for assessing, planning, facilitating and advocating for options and services through a continuum of care from point of contact through discharge on assigned patients.The RN Care Coordinator performs this role in such a manner as to meet the individuals health needs while promoting quality and cost effective outcomes. The positions emphasis will be on care coordination, communication and collaboration with nursing, physicians, departments within the medical center, insurers and post acute service providers to pace the care toward optimal outcomes within the appropriate level of care. The RN Care Coordinator will advocate for the patient and family by identifying and valuing patient choice, spiritual needs, cultural, language and socioeconomic barreris to care transitions . In addition, the RN Care Coordinator will protect confidentiality while striving to achieve high levels of patient satisfaction. The RN Care Coordinator consistently conducts the utilization review process and the discharge planning process as required by hospital policies, standards of practice and Federal and State regulations.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

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Qualifications

Requirements :Current California RN licensure. Minimum of three years RN experience in acute care hospital required. Prior Care Coordination experience in a clinical or insurance setting is required. A Masters Degree in nursing with a concentration in Case Management can serve as a substitute for the experience requirement

Special Skills: Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively. Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation. Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

Preferred: BSN degree or experience equivalent preferred. Case Management certification preferred.

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Job ID 2017-38312

Employment Type Full Time

Department Care Coordination

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Shift Day

Location CARMICHAEL

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0830-1700