Clinical Care Coordinator
Albany Memorial Hospital (Albany) - Albany, NY

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Clinical Care Coordinator Department: Albany Memorial Nursing Administration
Affiliate: Albany Memorial Hospital (Albany) More About This Location
Job Specifics:
Job Duties: " Responsible for transitioning patients to appropriate level of care throughout the continuum. " Uses a multidisciplinary approach to assure safe and precise patient placement throughout the continuum including discharge. " Uses evidence based national, standardized guidelines for patient placement " Accountable for facilitating and expediting efficient patient flow and capacity management within the department. " Requires excellent interpersonal communication skills that promote team building and care coordination. " Screens admissions and potential admissions for medical necessity, supporting clinical documentation and correct patient status. Refers to external physician advisor as necessary. " Works with providers to ensure that unit specific criteria are met when admitting to specialty areas. " Consults with appropriate SPHP physician advisor to maintain CMS compliance " Mentor others in safe and efficient patient placement processes " Serve as consultant to ED-C3 Level 1 RN " Advise the multidisciplinary team in developing, facilitating and implementing the patient throughput plan " Work autonomously basing decisions on evidence based criteria " Assume responsibility for orienting newly hired staff " Potentially cross train and cover other service areas " Review milestone and dashboard performance outcomes " Identify root causes for performance gaps " Actively participate in hospital-wide committee(s)
Minimum Requirements: " Strong Utilization Management background preferred " Knowledge of discharge planning preferred " 3 years of recent clinical experience " Certified Professional in Healthcare Management (CPHM) and/or Case Management Credential certification within 12-18 months of hire expected

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