Mercy Medical Center Clinton Care Continuum Coordinator, FT80 Care Coordination in Saint Agnes Medical Center - Fresno, California

Department:

CA401_65500 Care Coordination

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager, Care Coordination & Social Services, Social Services, this position coordinates care and service for defined patient populations across the acute care continuum. This includes discharge planning, utilization management, care coordination, and support for resource utilization. This position works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to improve patient care through the effective utilization of the facility's resources. In achieving these goals, the incumbent will assume a leadership role in achieving desired clinical, financial, and resource utilization outcomes.

Job Description Details:

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California is required.

  2. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR card is required.

  3. A degree from an accredited baccalaureate nursing program is preferred.

  4. CCM national certification is preferred.

  5. Recent (within the past five (5) years) acute care setting experience is required. Experience with two (2) areas of clinical specialty is strongly preferred.

  6. Excellent communication skills, critical thinking, creative problem-solving skills, and competent organizational and planning skills are required.

  7. The incumbent must be self-directed and able to tolerate frequent interruptions with a demanding workload.

  8. Knowledge regarding hospital protocol and procedures, clinical standards and outcomes, funding options, familiarity with community resources and outside professional agencies, familiarity with federal and state regulations governing hospital and home care, as well as understanding of the financial structure of health plan and delivery system is very helpful.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.