Community Health Systems Continuum of Care Coordinator in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Description:

The Continuum of Care Coordinator (CCC)is responsible for improving patient s level of wellness, reducing unnecessary readmissions and ensuring appropriate utilization of in-network healthcare resources. This is achieved by monitoring the ACO Care Continuum for patients discharged from CHS Hospitals; which includes discussing utilization patterns of Participating and Non-participating resources, including physicians, hospitals and post-acute care providers. The CCC will collaborate with Hospital Leadership and Case Managers to review trends in resource utilization. The CCC will seek to provide assistance to patients who express concerns or additional care needs. The CCC will also seek to understand readmission drivers and opportunities to reduce 30-day readmission penalties.

Qualifications

This position will require travel to Carlsbad, Hobbs and Roswell. It will serve all three locations.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Social Work.

A current, unencumbered Nursing or Social Work License

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of strong clinical/healthcare experience required.

  • Current working knowledge of discharge planning, utilization management, case management and disease management.

  • Understanding of pre-acute and post-acute venues of care and post-acute community resources, physician office routines, and transactional procedures for pre-and post-acute care.

Preferred Experience:

  • Supervisory and project leadership experience a plus

  • Knowledge of Medicare and ACO practice management

  • Prior experience as a Care Navigator for high-risk patient populations

Job: Nursing

Organization: Carlsbad Medical Center

Location: NM-Carlsbad

Requisition ID: 1830544