Care Coordinator Family Practice

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
ID
2021-1134
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The primary role of the Care Coordinator is to provide high quality, holistic
healthcare to patients with multiple chronic and preventive conditions (high risk
patients) through a patient-centered approach to improve their lives.

Responsibilities

 Supports and empowers patients throughout health care continuum to include
holistic counseling, problem solving “barriers to care” issues and coaching clients
as needed re: treatment and medication adherence, healthy life choices, and
self-help behaviors.
 Responsible for providing appropriate care and follow up to high-risk patients.
 Use monthly reports to monitor patient outcomes, review results with providers,
and take appropriate follow up action with patients.
 Performs nursing assessment/medical triage of acute medical issues and
medication side effects and refers or monitors appropriately.
 Provides chronic disease and preventive screening education to
clients/families/partners, internal staff and external agencies in an organized and
appropriate manner.
 Works to assist clients in accessing support services by serving as a liaison with
other community agencies and connect patient with financial assistance and
entitlement resources as needed.
 Manages patient referrals and follow-up to other specialty medical, mental
health, substance abuse and community services.
 Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, reports, technical procedures,
governmental regulations, and correspondence; ability to write routine reports
and correspondence; and ability to present information in one-on-one, small
group, and large group situations to management and staff.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Participates in meetings and committees within MHP and in the community as
requested.

 Consults with physicians, health care providers and outside agencies regarding
continued care/treatment.
 Use the Electronic Medical Record system according to established guidelines.

Qualifications

 A graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a
Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Iowa (or) a graduate from an accredited
school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse able to work in the
state of Iowa. (Preferred)
---OR---
A graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN) in the state of Iowa (or) a graduate from an
accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse
able to work in the state of Iowa. (Required)
 Two or more years experience as an RN or LPN.
 Minimum 3 years clinical experience as RN or LPN required.
 Required to be current in BLS (Basic Life Support) by the standards of the
American Heart Association. (NRP and PALS strongly recommended for pediatric
nurse).
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time
of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and
Professional licensure and regulatory standards.
 Must have excellent computer skills and ability to learn new systems.

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