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  • 00450414 - RN Care Coordinator - Population Health - FT - Loyola

    Posted: 09/10/2023

    Knowledge of Medicaid services and guidelines is highly desirable for this role.

    Case Management certification preferred (CMSA/ACMA/ANCC)


    Join our dynamic team and use your nursing knowledge, skills and abilities to their fullest!


    You will be providing care management and coordination in the ambulatory setting. As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will be central to working with Medicaid, Medicare and Commercially insured patients to support them in their care journey,


    Position Requirements:

    * Minimum Education:

    Required: Bachelor's Degree
    Preferred: Master's Degree

    Specify degrees: BSN

    * Minimum Experience:

    Required: 3-5 years of experience as an RN

    Preferred: 6-10 years of experience as an RN


    Provide comprehensive and individualized access to physical health, behavioral health, and supportive community and social services, ensuring patients receive the right care in the right setting at the right time. Empower patients and their families/caregivers to be active participants in their care, through patient-friendly education and informed shared decision-making that is based on cooperation, trust, and respect for each individual’s health care knowledge and health literacy, values, beliefs, and cultural background. Encourage patient self-management.


    Coordinate the plan of care. Ensure accountability for coordinating, providing, and monitoring a patient’s/family’s needs, including prevention, wellness, medical and behavioral health treatment, care transitions, and access to social and community services through the creation of an appropriate individual plan of care that meets the needs of the patient and the family. Oversee the patient’s Plan of Care within his/her panel for a designated timeframe e.g. 30, 90, 360 days determined by the severity of illness and intensity of services required for coordination and outcome achievement. 


    Utilize population-based tools to support and monitor wellness and care goals for each patient, aimed at preventing illness and improving individual well-being, clinical outcomes and quality of life while managing multiple chronic illness conditions. Interface with providers across the continuum of care via face-to-face interaction, phone conversations, email, fax and text messaging. 


    Case manage patients with complex, chronic medical and psychosocial issues. Perform utilization management strategies for those cases managed using the lightest and most accurate resource to achieve clinical and financial outcomes outlined by payers. Collaborate with members of the health care team to achieve the clinical and financial outcomes. Use evidence-based practice to build the plan of care. Partner with patients to ensure outcome achievement. 


    Professional Development: Demonstrate leadership behaviors that enhance and support team functions. Maintain competences and participate in continuing education for self and development of colleagues and students. Seek opportunities to promote self-education, certification, and awards programs. Create opportunities to advocate for the role of the professional nurse as a key member of the multidisciplinary team. 


    Works with relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth transition across care continuum. Works as part of an Inter-professional team including Social Workers and Pharmacist to develop patient centered plan of care.