WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

Care Coordinator LMSW / Case Management Inpatient

US-CT-Norwalk
4 months ago
ID
2017-7042
Standard Hours
Part Time 24 Hour
Shift
Variable
Work Schedule
variable shifts between 11 am - 7:30 pm with 12 weekend shifts per year
Department
Case Management Inpatient 981

Job Summary

Performs assessments and formulates discharge/transition plans in collaboration with patient, family and multidisciplinary healthcare team. Provides ongoing monitoring and evaluation of plans to meet the individual needs of patients throughout the care continuum. Works with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure high quality patient care while maintaining fiscal integrity. Assists in resource management through facilitation of care and participation in program planning, data collection and analysis. Provides education to patients/families regarding coverage, care options and community resources.  Utilization Care Coordinators master the principles of utilization management to assure the correct level of care throughout the system. High risk care coordinators are responsible for disease-specific population coordination and/or complex care coordination, providing transitional care for patients to appropriate providers, skilled nursing, home health, community support agencies and the patient's home.

Job Requirements

  • LMSW required
  • Associate Degree RN preferred
  • RN License
  • Minimum of three to five years job-related experience

Additional Job Requirements

 

  • Desired but not required: BSN or equivalent education and experience.
  • CCM and/or ACMA certification or equivalent.
  • Broad based clinical background and hospital experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to prioritize the daily workload and utilize tools dedicated to the position/function.
  • Must be able to deal with a high degree of public and patient contact and interaction.
  • Must be able to make independent decisions, perform concurrent tasks, manage stressful situations and balance multiple priorities.

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