POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the coordination and integration of optimal care transitions for all patients. Provides Care Coordination services to patients based on person-centered acuity and functions as a leader for care coordination in an interdisciplinary team setting. Contributes to a cooperative and accountable working relationship with all members of the Senior Care Program towards the goal of providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. Promotes optimal person-centered care that supports and empowers individuals, respects individual choices and facilitates needs of Geriatric patients.
EDUCATION: RN, BSN in Nursing, preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico Nursing License
Considerable knowledge of health care and social management principles, practices and procedures
Ability to coordinate various functions and activities for maximum cooperation and integration of services among providers and persons receiving care
Ability to instruct and advise staff, and to receive and effectively react to day-to-day problems
Ability to utilize strong communication skills, both written and oral, and effectively demonstrate a supportive and compassionate manner to customers
Ability to understand and implement sensitivity and culture of care measures appropriate for a diverse population
Ability to adapt to a variety of clinical situations and to support all levels of patient care services
Ability to work within various levels of the organization including hospital, clinic, and outpatient settings.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years of experience in a health care setting. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager of Population Health, Director of Patient Care Services
-Bloodborne pathogen: Multiple settings and variable unpredictable situations including inpatient, outpatient,
Specialty and primary care settings.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move around settings of care. Requires close work, good vision, dexterity to write as well as to use computer keyboard. Ability to communicate effectively in public venues. Ability to handle stressful situations.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.