The Care Coordinator works collaboratively with physicians, staff and other health care professionals within his/her individual clinic(s) to provide care coordination across the health care continuum for patients within each physician office setting. They are an integral member of the clinic health care team as well as the ACO department team who works to ensure safety, best practice and high quality standards of care are maintained. Facilitates a “shared goal model” within and across settings to achieve coordinated high-quality care that is patient- and family-centered.
The Care Coordinator must have a current licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Iowa. Certification as Healthcare Coach or obtained within one year of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks). Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
There is preferred clinic/physician office experience. 1-2 years of acute care or home care experience. And experience in patient education. Knowledge of and practical use of good business English, spelling, arithmetic, practices and the ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal skills.
This is a full-time position and requires travel to all Burgess Health Center clinic locations.