Care Coordinator - Cardio Preventative Maintenance

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 57233

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Position Summary:

General Summary:

 

 

Under general supervision of the Heart Failure Program Coordinator and the Heart and Vascular leadership team, coordinates patient care/services from the inpatient setting to an outpatient setting in order to improve patient outcomes.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

1 Introduces patient to the WellSpan Heart Failure Program.

   2  Serves as a liaison between the patients, families and healthcare team during hospitalization and the post- discharge period

   3  Communicates to Cardiologist, HF CRNP, and hospital staff regarding abnormal findings in the evaluation of patients.

   4  Works with the hospitalists, cardiologists, and the HF CRNP in assessing readiness for discharge and risk for readmission.

   5  Responsible for the guidance and coordination of care for patients and their caregivers through the continuum of care for both inpatient and outpatient.

   6  Provides individualized information, support and education.

   7  Works with Case Management and Heart Failure Care Coordinator to coordinate appointments for consultations and physician visits.

   8  Participates in interdisciplinary nursing rounds for inpatients (discharge planning process).

   9  Outpatient responsibilities for patient education and tele management of heart failure patients.

  10  Responsible for PI and other metrics to determine effectiveness with all level of care providers to optimize the patient care experience.       

  11  Maintains a thorough knowledge and understanding of evidence based/best practice.

  12  Revises and monitors educational materials to insure that they are coordinated, understandable and meet the program standards.

13 Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

Required Skills

Proven outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to function as a team player

Required Experience

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

 

 

Minimum Experience

3 - 5 years nursing experience

Cardiology Experience preferred

Case Management or Palliative care experience preferred but not required. 

 

 

Req Cert/Registration

Registration and current RN license in PA

 

 

Pref Cert/Registration

Certification in appropriate nursing specialty; Oncology nursing experience preferred


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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