The Clinical Care Coordinator designs, implements and participates in care coordination practices that seek to improve patient outcomes and decrease costs while consistently demonstrating effective patient-centered care. The incumbent coordinates and guides the patient navigation process for patients and their families with a cancer diagnosis or other complex surgical/medical events from pre-diagnosis to survivorship to end-of-life. The Clinical Care Coordinator collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to ensure high quality care across all delivery sites and serves as a single point of contact for patients, caregivers, referring physicians and the community. The Clinical Care Coordinator works closely with physicians to develop data processes/analysis in order to track patient progress and outcomes. The Care Coordinator is responsible for participation in and compliance with all patient safety initiatives and regulations associated to the position. Conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital. Is fully compliant with HIPAA regulations.Required:
State of Maine RNLicense
Minimum four (4) years clinical experience as a registered Nurse in an acute care setting is preferred. Experience in critical care, oncology, care management is desired. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills are required as the incumbent interacts with patients, families, physicians and other caregivers throughout the continuum. Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills to assess patient care needs. Must have the judgment and initiative to operate independently and autonomously in the assessment, development, and implementation and follow up of care needs with minimal guidance from the Practice Manager. Must be highly accountable for timely and accurate planning and preparation to assure safe and cost effective utilization of available healthcare resources in the coordination of patient care.
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