UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest Campus has an outstanding opportunity for a NURSE CARE COORDINATOR - Care Management. Day shift, Full time, 8 hours per shift.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Job Summary: This position serves as a member of the NWH Social Work & Care Coordination Department, providing case management & care coordination services to NWH Emergency Department patients. The ED Nurse Care Coordinator responsibilities will include contacting PCP’s, or assisting in finding PCP’s, ensuring patients receive test results, meeting with, and providing follow-up phone calls to high utilizer patients, assisting in the transfer of ED patients to internal UW Medicine hospitals, and generally working with all members of the ED team to ensure a safe and smooth transition to community care. In addition, this position will be responsible for positioning NWH to meet the WSHA Quality Incentive Measure to decrease preventable ED visits, and ensuring the NWH is meeting best practices identified by WA State for managing high-utilizer patients and coordinating and tracking the patients on the Medicaid PRC list. The ED Nurse Care Coordinator will work with administration, ED staff, and decision support to develop clear outcomes and ongoing metrics for ensuring position goals are achieved. This position reports to the Care Coordination department.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.