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Patient Care Coordinator-Case Management
Hermiston, OR 97838 United States
$29 to $39/hr DOE. Excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance. Paid Time Off and Extended Illness benefits. Retirment benefits begin after two years
FULL-TIME: 40 hours per week. Will work primarily days, some evenings and weekends. Rotating holidays. Assesses, develops, implements and monitors a comprehensive plan of care through an interdisciplinary team process in conjunction with the patient and family in internal and external settings. Comprehensively assesses patients' goals as well as their biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, functional, and financial status. Procures services and serves as advocate on behalf of patients and families for scarce resources. Directs families to arrange for services which require patient/family decision and participation. Acts as liaison to post-hospital care providers and community health resources. Communicates continually with patients, families, medical and hospital staff, caregivers, and post hospital resources. Facilitates or provides necessary patient and family education prior to admission, during hospital stay, and after discharge as indicated. Develops and maintains a positive work climate and positive working relationships with patients, families, medical and hospital staff, post hospital care providers and community agencies.
Education, training, experience:
Requires 2-5 years of healthcare case management experience. Individuals filling this position will have training as either a MSW, LCSW, RN or equivalent medical background. Certified in Case Management preferred. a Bachelor's degree, current Oregon license. Must have knowledge of performance improvement, state and federal regulations governing health plans (Medicare and Medic-aid), managed care and capitation. Excellent communication skills and MS Office proficiency a necessity.
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