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Care Coordinator - Registered Nurse - RN Only

Job Reference: JIH02700616
Date Posted: 14 February 2019
Employer: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta , Georgia
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 12 March 2019

Job Description

Overview
At WellStar we all share common goals. That s what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare

Responsibilities
The Care Coordinator RN is a Registered Nurse, who 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. Will assist and support the Social Work team members with medical management expertise and critical thinking based on DRGs and chronic condition management. Will assist with complex conversations with physician that is beyond the scope of the social worker colleague.

This includes utilization management, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy, education for the patient s/family, and monitoring quality indicators to demonstrate outcomes resulting from the service provided.

Qualifications
Required Minimum Education: An Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing with a Georgia
RN License is required.

Required Minimum Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege
to practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

Required Minimum Experience: A minimum of 3 years nursing experience in the acute care setting. Excellent verbal
communication skills, ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. Minimum of 3 years nursing experience in acute care setting.

Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent verbal and written communication
skills. Ability to effect change, perform critical analysis, promote client/family autonomy and plan and organize
effectively for the continuum of care.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.

Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!

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