One year care coordination experience within the last three years preferred. Prefer of two (2) years+ experience in an HMO/IPA/Managed care setting is preferred and recommended.
Licensure in healthcare related field required.
BCLS through American Heart Association required
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
Under the supervision of the ambulatory care manager, the care coordinator provides care coordination services required to meet an individualâs health care needs to promote cost-effective, quality outcomes. Assists members of the health care team in the management of specific patient populations in the inpatient and outpatient settings. The care coordinator role assists the ambulatory care manager with the functions of complex case management, utilization management, quality management, discharge planning, and Transitions of Care (TOC) with the coordination of post-hospital care services, including transfers to an alternative level of care. Some of the major duties of an ambulatory care coordinator include: Updating patientsâ case management plans and on-going activities. Identifying patientsâ insurance coverage or other sources of payment for services. Collects data from multiple sources, and works with the ambulatory care management nurse to assess patient needs. Collects data in collaboration with patient, family, physician, and works with the ambulatory care management nurse to develop a plan of care. Identifying patient needs, current services, and available resources, then connecting the patient to services and resources to meet established goals. Facilitating and verifying that interventions are completed, in order to meet patientâs needs and treatment goals. Educating the patient/family/caregiver about the case management process, as well as Self-Management methods for on-going monitoring and treatment of chronic conditions.
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