Care Coordinator-Emergency Department-RN- BPCIA

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Bridgeport, CT
Nov 30, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The BPCIA ED Care Manager is responsible and accountable for ensuring high quality patient care that is coordinated, efficient and supports desired clinical and financial outcomes. In collaboration with the healthcare team, the BPCIA ED Care Manager utilizes evidence based practice to ensure that specific patient outcomes are achieved and that resources are appropriately used within designated fiscal time frames. The BPCIA ED Care Manager participates in the ongoing evaluation of care delivery systems and practice patterns through identification of barriers to all aspects of care, including clinical, financial and community.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Establishes a system for coordinating the care of a patient throughout the continuum of care, linking the inpatient care with outpatient care, services and case management.
    • 1.1 Establishes a system for coordinating the care of a patient throughout the continuum of care, linking the Emergency Department with outpatient care, services and case management.
  • 2. Ensures that an appropriate release plan is developed and implemented with the health care teams members to include:
    • 2.1 Utilizing knowledge of internal and external resources to meet patient needs
  • 3. Facilitates movement along the continuum for patients within identified parameters Ensure that the appropriate outside agencies are contacted and necessary referrals are initiated and followed through.
    • 3.1 Communicates updates with PCP and documents.
  • 4. Along with other members of the health care team, acts as a patient advocate. Exhibits awareness of ethical/legal issues concerning patient care and strives to manage situations to reduce risk.
    • 4.1 Educates patients and families regarding the ED BPCIA care manager role, as needed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in clinically related field. R.N. required. Minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in clinically related field. R.N. required.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum of five (5) years of relevant clinical experience.

 

LICENSURE

 

RN Licensure in Connecticut

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Case Management experience a plus. Motivational interviewing skills necessary. Knowledge of discharge planning services and familiarity with utilization review practices. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills with interdisciplinary team. Possesses excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities. Ability to learn multiple computer systems. Ability to act in an independent role with minimal supervision. Flexible working together in a team and sharing responsibilities.

 

Additional Information

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Job Info

Job: 15650

Department: Transitional Care Management
Category: MGMT/LEADERSHIP
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40

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