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Unit Clinical Care Coordinator RN (Unit C3)

Company: Bassett Healthcare
Location: Cooperstown
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? -At Bassett Healthcare Network, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference. -We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. - -

Provides case management services as appropriate throughout the life span and in various settingsEvaluates discharge needs upon admission, ensuring each patient has a complete discharge plan; Refers discharge planning to appropriate roles as needed.Proactively identifies and removes barriers that may impede department or system-wide patient flow.Assigns available beds based on bed request priorities.Ensures acknowledgement and completion of Pre-Procedure Requirements (PPRs) in Care Logistics software prior to testing and/or procedures.Communicates with patients and families about plan of care and discharge goals.Identifies potential discharges and updates patient status and planned discharge time in Care Logistics software. Provides the Hub with visibility to potential unit transfers in a timely mannerCollaborates with other health care team members providing patient- centered care.Acts as a spoke of the Hub by partnering with other Care Coordinators to facilitate patient progression and flow at a unit level to achieve system efficiencyCollaborates with the Hub to ensure appropriate patient placement and level of care (ICU, Med/Surg, etc.). Works collaboratively with unit staff and support team (UM Nurse, Complex C3, etc.) to progress each patient's care towards discharge. Rounds with physician to discuss patient progression and barriers to discharge. Leads SNAP huddles to anticipate barriers to discharge and align care team towards discharge goals. Serves as a consultant and educator with medical staff regarding status, placement, payor requirements, and utilization of resources.Identifies patient for readmission risk, communicates to care team, and updates Care Logistics software.Works with unit staff to ensure Care Logistics software accurately reflects unit and patient status (anticipated transfers, discharges, patient location, and patient alerts). Coordinates the patients plan of care in conjunction with physicians and Nurses for appropriate sequencing of care/interventions; ensures appropriate clinical pathways, protocols or standards of care are initiated. Actively manages LOS for units patients through partnership and collaboration with all members of the healthcare team Responsibly apportions resources Reviews Physician admission order and validates status and level of care matches order. Collaborates with UM Nurse to assure that all payor and status requirements are aligned according to patient's clinical progression. Reviews LOS values and working DRG daily; Updates in Care Logistics software as needed. Proactively monitors patients in observation or outpatient status and progresses status accordingly. Works with Nurse on discharge needs/barriers for all patients; initiates intervention by UM Nurse as needed. Identifies need for patient to receive IM letter; collaborates with UM Nurse as needed. Assists Clinical Documentation Specialist in engaging physician to respond to queries clarifying documentation to reflect appropriate severity of illness. Identifies opportunities to transition testing to the outpatient setting. Meets deadlines and exceeds metrics identified for the Facility/Unit through attention to detail and implementation of facility policies and Standard Operating Procedures. Performs other duties as requested or assigned

Bachelors degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field requiredApplicants enrolled in a bachelor program with graduation within 1 year from date of hire may be considered 6 months of acute care nursing experience is requiredCase/Care management experience is preferredCurrent NYS Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse Case Management Certification preferred.Benefits:Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population.Medical, dental and vision insurancePaid time off, including vacations and holidaysLife insurance and disability protectionRetirement benefits and more---Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position.

Keywords: Bassett Healthcare, Albany , Unit Clinical Care Coordinator RN (Unit C3), Healthcare , Cooperstown, New York

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