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Bon Secours Mercy Health LPN Care Coordinator in Greenville, South Carolina

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Summary

Promote the health and welfare of assigned patients as a member of Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) caring for the patient, ensuring the patient’s individual needs are identified and addressed in a timely manner. Act as patient advocate to address primary physical and social needs including assessing and linking community resources available to the patient, as well as ensuring patients assigned have timely access to services they need while respecting the rights and wishes of the patient and family. Provide care coordination services for eligible patients, supporting the ambulatory care management team to address barriers, facilitate access to clinical services, reinforce education of self-care activities and healthy behaviors, and align to appropriate community resources.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain a caseload of patients according to department policies.

  • Identify, enroll and/or refer patients to Ambulatory Care Manager for Transitions of Care/Complex Case Management/Chronic Disease Management as appropriate based on department protocols.

  • Support execution of developed care plans to maximize healthcare outcomes and facilitate wellness with periodic review and update according to department protocols.

  • Perform medication review and teach-back to ensure patient understanding and ability to adhere to medical regimen.

  • Contact patients, caregivers and families to ensure preventive services are received by assigned patients

  • Perform patient outreach according to established protocols and document in electronic medical record.

  • Educate patients on availability of resources for primary care and acute care along with alternative community programs and services that promote sound health, lifestyle and well-being.

  • Provide resource management to improve care, patient experience and reduce unnecessary cost and utilization: right care, right place, and right time.

  • Assist patient in advanced care planning to complete Advanced Directives as appropriate

  • Obtain and coordinate access with primary care providers and other specialty providers including behavioral health ensuring necessary records and documentation of referrals are completed and reconciled

  • .Identify, execute, and track needed referrals to care and community resources.

  • Document all communications with patient and/or care team in electronic medical record.

Employment Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma

Licensure/Certification Required : Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse with active License in State of Patient Care

Licensure/Certification Preferred : Community Health Worker certification or working toward certification, Certified Health Coach

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience : 2 years experience in community based setting, home health or case management experience

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills. Strong analytical, data management and computer skills. Demonstrate basic knowledge of healthcare and health education across the lifespan in a practice health setting. Ability to work with individuals, groups and families. Familiarity and knowledge of Community Resources. Flexibility to work non- traditional hours. Works well in a Team Setting. Personal computer skills. Experience with database entry, EMR documentation, Power Point preferred and basic Excel skills. Highly organized and detail oriented. Accepts responsibility and follows through on projects and activities

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred : Demonstrated success in improving the health of a distinct population of patients in the ambulatory or community setting. Experience in a healthcare related environment working with patients, families, and providers. Preferred knowledge of managed care requirements both public and private

Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)

Department:

Care Coordination - Population Health Service Organization

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia , which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com .

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