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Job Title: Care Coordinator PRN Level 3
Job ID: PH-1112881
City: Hiram, GA
Facility: Paulding Hospital
Employment Type: PRN
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Department: Care Coordination
Description:

WellStar Named on the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

 

At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.

Join the team named one of the Top 100 Companies by Working Mother Magazine

 

WellStar Paulding Hospital

 

Think beauty, think innovation, think safety. Filled with natural light and innovative, safety-oriented features, the new eight-floor, 295,000-square foot hospital has 56 beds, with the ability to expand to 112 beds. The facility houses 40 emergency exam and pediatric emergency exam rooms, four surgical suites, decentralized nursing stations, private inpatient rooms, administrative offices and a café. It is entirely electronic and was designed with the guiding purpose of being the safest hospital in the world – safe to patients and families, team members, the community and the environment.

 

WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness and works to ensure that all systems support that focus. With industry awards ranging from Integrated Delivery Networks to Working Mother Magazine’s Best Places to Work, WellStar strives to provide the best care possible with Atlanta’s top medical professionals.

 

Specialists and primary care providers work in a multi-disciplinary environment with more than 13,000 diverse team members throughout our five hospitals and physician offices. By working through a patient-centered model of care, WellStar places enormous value on quality and safety with many accolades to support our work.

 



JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.
The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordination of care across the continuum during the patients acute, chronic and long-term stages of illness for a defined patient population. This includes utilization management, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy, education for the patient/family, and monitoring quality indicators to demonstrate outcomes resulting from the service provided. Collaborates with all team members to provide a comprehensive assessment of the patients plan of care, goal/outcome attainment and continued care needs.
It is expected that all RNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.
Required Minimum Education: RN with a Georgia License, Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred, or MSW from an Accredited School of Social Work
Licensure: RN with a Georgia License or LMSW, *However to encourage the application of qualified applicants, the Care Coordination department will consider unlicensed MSW applicants with a goal to obtain licensure.
Unlicensed MSW Applicants Requirements: Employees who are hired without having their license must take the licensure exam within their first six months of employment. If a passing grade is not received on the exam, the employee must retake the exam and obtain a passing grade by their one year employment anniversary. Any employee who has not obtained their license by their one year anniversary will be subject to dismissal.
Required Minimum Experience: Three to Five years Clinical Practice/Experience is preferred.
Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent organizational and professional communication skills. Knowledgeable in utilizing screening criteria in review of clinical data with respect to patients/clients needs for health care. Ability to effect change performs critical a


JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.
Required Minimum Education:
RN with a Georgia License, Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred, or MSW from an Accredited School of Social Work
Licensure: RN with a Georgia License or LMSW, *However to encourage the application of qualified applicants, the Care Coordination department will consider unlicensed MSW applicants with a goal to obtain licensure.
Unlicensed MSW Applicants Requirements: Employees who are hired without having their license must take the licensure exam within their first six months of employment. If a passing grade is not received on the exam, the employee must retake the exam and obtain a passing grade by their one year employment anniversary. Any employee who has not obtained their license by their one year anniversary will be subject to dismissal.
Required Minimum Experience:
Three to Five years Clinical Practice/Experience is preferred.
Required Minimum Skills:
Knowledge of Case Management process. Excellent organizational and professional communication skills. Knowledgeable in utilizing screening criteria in review of clinical data with respect to patients/clients needs for health care. Ability to effect change performs critical analysis, promote client/family autonomy and plan and organize effectively for the continuum of care.


WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

                                                                                                           

Thank you for your interest in WellStar!