Hennepin County Medical Center
0.5 FTE (5 shifts/ppd) 8 hr shifts, Day, EOW
This is a block schedule.
The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the care delivered to an assigned group of patients through multidisciplinary and patient/family collaboration to ensure quality and cost effective outcomes are delivered ensuring appropriate use of resources. Coordination involves assessment, planning, support, and evaluation of patient care and related outcomes. Activities to be performed are patient/family interviews, clinical resource management, utilization management and coordination of discharge planning activities.
The Clinical Coordinator is an active contributor in the development of systems to improve the care of assigned patient populations. This role encompasses coordination of utilization management and discharge planning team members assigned to the unit/service line/clinic.
Care management establishes a system of care across the continuum of care to ensure seamless transition to the right service, right providers and the right time and encourages patients and families to manage their own health. Such care is facilitated by a care coordinator.
Graduation from an approved school of nursing
Must possess a Bachelors degree in Nursing, or be currently enrolled in a BSN/BAN program with the expectation that completion of the program will be done within 2 years of accepting the position.
Must have worked as a professional nurse for the past three to five years
Must have demonstrated professional leadership (i.e. charge, team leader, preceptor, committee chair)
Demonstrates strong, respectful communication skills by being able to convey information to people clearly, in a way things are understood
Experience working with patients in acute care Med Surg within the last 3 years
Demonstrates ability to prioritize, organize, and communicate with multi-disciplinary staff.
Case management certification
Knowledge in utilization review process