Care Coordinator Registered Nurse - Emergency 7p-7a
Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
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Provides utilization management and discharge planning for all patients presenting to the Emergency Department in need of care. The Care Coordinator work in tandem with Emergency Department healthcare team to problem-solve patient difficulties in the Care Coordination arena.
Education: - Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing - Prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Experience: - Must have three years of recent Emergency Department experience. - Must have a minimum of two years of Care Coordination experience. - Must have recent acute care experience.
Equivalent Experience - May have an equivalent combination of education or experience to substitute for the above requirements.
Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license. - Must maintain current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: oAmerican Heart Association oAmerican Red Cross Rescuer oMilitary Training Network.
Required Tests for Placement: - Applicants must pass (85% or above) Dosage Calculation Exam prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Dosage Calculation Exam on file.
Skills or Special Abilities: - Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nursing Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. - Must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of patients, families and healthcare staff. - Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of specific patient populations, and be able to demonstrate knowledge of disease processes affecting this group. - Must be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of PC operations.. - Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing Medicare, Medicaid and community-based funding sources. - Must be self-directed and capable of priority setting and problem solving. - Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. - Must be able to handle potentially stressful situations and multiple tasks simultaneously.
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