York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 87758

Coordinator - Horizon/Advanced Care Planning (Lancaster/Lebanon Counties)

James Kane
James Kane
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of the Program Manager-Horizon/Advanced Care Planning, provides support for implementing and maintaining system-wide, comprehensive Horizon Planning programs for WellSpan Health. Horizon Planning and Horizon Plan are trademarks of WellSpan Health.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Assists the Program Manager in partnering with stakeholders across the system to establish Horizon Planning goals and to achieve desired results.
  2. Performs data analysis for Horizon Planning program initiatives and outcomes. Uses metrics to drive modification and improvements to the program. Reports program progress to key stakeholders. Provides analysis and critical evaluation of program growth opportunities.
  3. Assists the Program Manager in coordinating continuing education and training for all members of the healthcare team on the importance and requirements of advance care planning, instruction on how to elicit healthcare goals and preferences, and how to document healthcare choices.
  4. Collaborates with research consultants and the Program Manager on the research design and protocols, and collects all data needed to evaluate effectiveness of grant outcomes. Makes recommendations for practice improvement and collaborates to ensure high quality of care is delivered.
  5. Works closely with clinical and medical informatics team to leverage technology to support patient participation, clinician documentation, and storage and retrieval of Horizon Planning related documents through the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Performs analysis of data to ensure integrity of the Horizon Planning process of documentation and scanning.
  6. Assists in the coordination, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs for Horizon Planning within WellSpan Health and the local community.
  7. Participates, as needed, in implementing a community education plan. Works with community groups, professional organizations, patient partners, and volunteers to raise awareness and promote Horizon Planning.
  8. Works with the marketing team, in consultation with the Program Manager, to develop and maintain content for WellSpan Health external and internal Horizon Planning websites.




  • Notes:
    • This is partially a grant funded position. Once the funding is exhausted, if no other funding has been found, the hours for the position will be reduced or the position will be eliminated. There are no guarantees for any position within WellSpan for continuing, on-going employment. Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 5 - 7 years


  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor Degree with experience, Master’s Degree Preferred in field of Social Sciences, Nursing, or Public Health


  • Skills:
    • Data collection and analysis; Training in the theory and practice of advance care planning; Experience working on multi-site system wide projects; Project management experience, Advance care planning, chronic disease management, care coordination, and/or palliative care a plus but not required


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