Patient Navigator

Location
Venice, FL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Closes
Feb 08, 2018
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description
The Continuum of Care Coordinator (CCC) is responsible for improving patient’s level of wellness, reducing unnecessary readmissions and ensuring appropriate utilization of in-network healthcare resources. This is achieved by monitoring the ACO Care Continuum for patients discharged from CHS Hospitals; which includes discussing utilization patterns of Participating and Non-participating resources, including physicians, hospitals and post-acute care providers. The CCC will collaborate with Hospital Leadership and Case Managers to review trends in resource utilization. The CCC will seek to provide assistance to patients who express concerns or additional care needs. The CCC will also seek to understand readmission drivers and opportunities to reduce 30-day readmission penalties.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Nursing or Social Work licenses preferred.

A minimum of two years of strong clinical/healthcare experience required
Current working knowledge of discharge planning, utilization management, case management and disease management
Understanding of pre-acute and post-acute venues of care and post-acute community resources, physician office routines, and transitional procedures for pre-and post-acute care
Supervisory and project leadership experience a plus
Knowledge of Medicare and ACO practice management preferred
Prior experience as a Care Navigator for high-risk patient populations preferred

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