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. Interqual training must be obtained within six months of hire into position.

  6. Previous experience in at least two areas of clinical specialty in an acute care setting is required.

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

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

  9. 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 more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 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 offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.