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Patient Care Coordinator RN - Short Hours, St. Agnes Hospital

Location: Baltimore, Maryland;

Job ID : 3507712


The Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for utilization review, discharge planning and transitions in care, in collaboration with MAPMG rounder in acute or alternative settings of care.

Essential Functions:
- Utilization Review. According to department policy, procedure and protocols, consistently apply and verbally communicate approved utilization review criteria and guidelines for services delivered in acute or alternative care settings.
- Eligibility and Benefit Verification. Confirm eligibility status and ensure the appropriate administration of benefits in accordance with department policies and procedures.
- Assessing Right Venue of Care with Hospitalist. Collaboration with Hospitalist to assess the appropriate level of care for patients (i.e., Medical Unit, Surgical Unit, Tele Unit, TCU, ICU) and post- (Home, Continuum or Community-based Services) hospitalization.
- Coordination of Care. Driving patient care plan through assuring daily plan is executed, and management of transitions and post-hospital care.
- Effective Discharge Planning. Prompt, clinically appropriate discharge planning beginning at time of admission.
- Variance Management. Timely steps in identification of delays in throughput, escalation to correct delays, and recording delays to identify patterns and trends that will require corrective actions.
- Quality Screening. Demonstrate competency to assess all aspects of care across the continuum for variations from quality and utilization standards.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
Qualifications: This position may be eligible for a sign on bonus of $5K

Note: This position will travel among St. Agnes, Anne Arundel Medical Center and at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.This position is 8 hour shifts, 2 (.4 FTE) days a week with weekend rotations which can be as much as every other weekend.

Basic Qualifications:
- Two (2) years of experience in acute hospital utilization review or equivalent required.
- N/A
License, Certification, Registration
- RN license in jurisdiction where assigned required
- BLS certification required.

Additional Requirements:
- New Hire:
- Successful completion of PCC Orientation and Assessment of Critical Skills.
- Passing score on inter-rater reliability.
- Annually:
- Successful completion of PCC Assessment of Critical Skills.
- Passing score on inter-rater reliability.

Preferred Qualifications:
- BSN preferred.

Primary Location:Maryland,Baltimore,St. Agnes Hospital 900 S. Caton Ave.

Scheduled Hours (1-40):16


Working Days:Monday to Sunday, alternating weekends

Schedule:Short Hour

Job Type:Standard

Employee Status:Regular

Employee Group:UFCW - Local 27

Job Level:Individual Contributor

Job:Nursing Licensed

Public Department Name:Utilization Management

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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