WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

APRN Patient Care Coordinator 3

US-CT-Southbury
2 months ago
ID
2017-6888
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Shift
Day/Evening 8
Work Schedule
variable shifts between 7:30 am - 7 pm Monday - Friday
Department
Primary Care Southbury WCMG 4391

Job Summary

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a Geriatric Patient Care Coordinator 3 (APRN) for their WCMG Southbury Practice in Southbury, CT. It is a well-established practice and one of the largest geriatric practices in the state. You will work closely with 6 physician colleagues and 3 APRNs in a beautiful community with great shopping and easy access to I-84. It’s a unique practice because you will have the opportunity to take care of patients in the office, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and short term rehab facilities.

 

At Western Connecticut Medical Group, our priorities are to provide patients with personalized and attentive care by helping patients to manage their chronic medical problems, and enable them to get and stay as healthy as possible.

 

 

Work for Us

Working for Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN), comprised of Danbury Hospital; New Milford Hospital; Norwalk Hospital; Western Connecticut Medical Group; and Western Connecticut Home Care, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people.

 

 

Job Summary:

The APRN provides medical care for patients in collaboration with a physician, assisting patients to recover from acute illnesses while minimizing the effects of chronic illnesses. Major accountabilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Examines, evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients to provide expeditious, high quality, customer focused care.
  • Orders the appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures, and prescribes medical therapeutics as required to evaluate the state of the patient's medical condition.
  • Interprets and integrates data to determine the appropriateness of the therapeutic treatment plan.
  • Consults with supervising physicians in accordance with the practice's policies and medical standards to assure standards of medical care and patient satisfaction.
  • Records all symptoms, objective findings, assessment, treatment plan and other information that is appropriate in the patient's chart and signs the record.
  • Instructs the patient and family regarding the patient's diagnosis, testing, expected outcome and future prevention.
  • Evaluates the outcome of the treatment plan by reviewing diagnostic results with the patient through phone calls and return visits.
  • Performs total quality improvement processes and initiatives to achieve the Practice's mission.
  • Responsible for following departmental policies and procedures to assure service with proper risk management.
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • This position requires a minimum formal education of Master Degree, State of CT RN and APRN license, CT Controlled Substances and Federal DEA Registration
  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner preferred, previous geriatric experience preferred.
  • Willingness to work 8 hour shifts TBD between 7:30 am - 7 pm Monday through Friday.

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