|Job Title:||Care Coordinator - PRN Days - Paulding Hospital|
To deliver world-class healthcare for a community exceeding 600,000 people, WellStar is more than 11,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With five unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities we serve.
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The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordination of care across the continuum during the patient’s acute, chronic and long-term stages of illness for a defined patient population. This includes utlizattion management, transitional care planning, psyschsocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy, education for the patient’s/family, and monitoring quality indicators to demonstrate outcomes resulting from the service provided. Collaborates with all team members to provide a comprehensive assessment of the patient’s plan of care, goal/outcome attainment and continued care needs.
Required Minimum Education: Associate Degree in Nursing or MSW from an Accredited School of Social Work
Licensure: RN with a Georgia License or LMSW , *However to encourage the application of qualified applicants, the Care Coordination department will consider unlicensed LMSW applicants with a goal to obtain licensure.
Unlicensed Applicants Requirements:
Employees who are hired without having their license must take the licensure exam within their first six months of employment. If a passing grade is not received on the exam, the employee must retake the exam and obtain a passing grade by their one year employment anniversary. Any employee who has not obtained their license by their one year anniversary will be subject to dismissal.
Required Minimum Experience: Clinical Practice/Experience is required.
Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent organizational and professional communication skills. Knowledgeable in utilizing screening criteria in review of clinical data with respect to patients/clients needs for health care. Ability to effect change, perform critical analysis, promote client/family autonomy and plan and organize effectively for the continuum of care.
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