Patient Care Coordinator

St. Joseph's / Candler - Savannah, GA

Full-time
DEPARTMENT: HH - Savannah.

Duties:
The Patient Care Coordinator, who functions under the Administrator or designee, performs admissions and assists with the coordination of patient care and services at the field staff level. He/She will be responsible for the ongoing review of current and discharged patient charts to assure compliance with home health requirements, agency philosophy and established policies/standards of professional practice. Maintains open communications and is available to component organizations and practitioner sites for consultation. Utilizing the Nursing Process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating, He/She is also responsible for the delivery of patient care for adults and geriatric clients; Case management of the assigned patients, supervision of assigned personnel, and promoting collaboration among the multi-disciplinary health care team.

Requirements

An Associate in Nursing is required. Diploma in nursing from an accredited nursing program is acceptable. 1 year of acute care setting or home health experience is preferred. CQI experience desirable, but not required. Management experience is a plus. Professional License with State of Practice is required.