Acute Care Coordinator
General Description :
The Acute Care Coordinator role is to serve as an adjunct to the multidisciplinary team. The Care Coordinator in partnership with unit staff (Nursing, Providers, Consulting Services, Social Work) and providers caring for the patient at discharge assists in facilitating a patient focused plan of care aimed at ensuring a safe transition from hospital to home for adult acute care patients.
Identifies patient discharge needs
Assists in implementing patient care strategies to close gaps in medical care upon discharge. Leads daily discharge rounds.
Identifies resources for patient self-management planning and discharge.
Assists in developing and implementing care plan for medically complex patients.
Prepares patient for discharge by ordering home nursing services/IV medications/tube feedings and DME.
Other duties as assigned
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and a minimum of 5 years of professional nursing experience. BS/MS and acute care, community health care management and/or disease management, multidisciplinary team experience preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered RN in New York State preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of professional nursing experience required
Computer skills, familiarity with electronic medical record required
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 044