Under general supervision, the RN Care Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the care delivered to an assigned group of patients through multidisciplinary and patient/family collaboration to ensure quality and cost effective outcomes are delivered within appropriate care coordination parameters. Coordination involves assessment, planning, support, and evaluation of patient care and related outcomes. Activities to be performed are facilitation of appropriate status and level of care, screening for high risk and transition of care needs, interviews with patient/family, progression of care facilitation with the healthcare team, performing insurance reviews and ensuring compliance with all state, federal and third party payors.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge and understanding of case management/coordination of care principles, programs, and processes in either a hospital or outpatient healthcare environment required. 2. Effective problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze complex situations, draw conclusions and implement actions appropriately and efficiently. 3. Evidence of leadership, creativity, integrity and initiative required. 4. Ability to work effectively in a team environment.Experience: Three years of clinical inpatient experience required.
* Associate's Degree (Required) Education 1. Completion of a nursing education program that satisfied the licensing requirements of the Colorado Sate Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses required. 2. BSN preferred. .
Experience 1. 3 years of clinical inpatient experience required
Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the Sate of Colorado or a participating compact state.C * Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from American Heart Association (Required)
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
Internal Number: 2831
About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.