RN-Care Coordinator-Per Diem (Weekends/Evenings)

Bridgeport, CT
Feb 17, 2021

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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.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

In collaboration with physician(s) is responsible for the overall plan of patient care for a specific patient population; coordinates appropriate resources to facilitate and ensure the patient's progress through the continuum of care from hospital admission to post-hospital care. Actively participates in the quality review process and assures continual improvement of quality patient care. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Develops the overall plan of care/guidelines and communicates plan to members of the patient care team.
    • 1.1 Reviews clinical records to obtain demographic and financial information and assesses physiological needs appropriate to plan of care as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.
  • 2. Provides direct/indirect care to select patients and families.
    • 2.1 Assess psychosocial needs of patients and families and provides counseling and/or referrals as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.
  • 3. Utilizes relevant research findings to support and advance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes.
    • 3.1 Integrates relevant research findings into practice as evidenced by observation and feedback.
  • 4. Professional Development
    • 4.1 Attends educational seminars to maintain and meet expectations set forth by Hospital and departmental standards.

Qualifications

**This position is mostly for weekend coverage.

 

EDUCATION

 

BSN required

 

EXPERIENCE

 

3-5 years clinical experience in the area of specialty. Case management skills strongly preferred.

 

LICENSURE

 

Current RN licensure in the State of Connecticut.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and/or hear. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and itnernal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.

 

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Job Info

Job: 23912

Department: Utilization Review
Category: NURSING-STAFF - CASE MGMT/UTIL REV
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: .4