With locations in Hinsdale and Chicago, RML Specialty Hospital specializes in ventilator weaning, wound management and medically complex patient programs that lead the way in respiratory research, advanced treatment and technology. We are currently seeking a:
Reporting to the Manager of Care Coordination, and according to established policies, procedures, patient care standards, and clinical guidelines, the Care Coordinator has accountability for overall patient progression through the continuum of care. The Care Coordinator collaborates with other members of the multidisciplinary health care team to appropriately manage clinical resource utilization. The Care Coordinator assesses and manages patient care processes to include: utilization management of medical care needs, patient and family education, discharge planning and follow-up care, and patient financial needs. The Care Coordinator collaborates with community agencies regarding continuity of care and assures services are provided that are appropriate to the age and developmental status of patients and caregivers. The Care Coordinator will have flexibility to perform their job function at either the Hinsdale or Chicago campus which includes travel to both sites.
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Minimum Skills & Abilities The analytical ability to assess patient/family needs and develop and execute individualized goals. The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, families, medical personnle, and other members of the health care team. The ability to perform efficiently and effectively under the pressures of stressful or emergency situations. The clinical and technical skills to work with technologically advanced equipment and computers. The ability to direct and develop a multidisciplinary team approach to patient-centered care.
Minimum Knowledge & Experience Completion of one of the following: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of two years expereince in an acute care setting with medically complex adult patients. OR Graduate of an accredited school of social work; minimum of two years experience as a social worker in an acute care setting working with medically complex adult patients. OR Baccalaureate degree in a healthcare related field and a licensed health care provider. Minimum of two years experience in an acute care setting working with medically complex adult patients. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant state, federal, and Joint Commission requirements. Understanding of multidisciplinary approach to care coordination and quality improvement.
Preferred Knowledge & Experience Baccalaureate nursing degree Critical care experience preferred One year experience in a case management, utilization management, discharge planning or other comparable role incorporating patient management across the continuum of care
License & Certifications Illinois Registered Nurse License OR Illinois Licensed Social Worker OR Illinois licensed health care provider
About RML Specialty Hospital
With locations in Hinsdale and Chicago, RML Specialty Hospital specializes in ventilator weaning, wound management and medically complex patient programs that lead the way in respiratory research, advanced treatment and technology.