Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: KUPI INT MED GASTRO
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator
Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals.
Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice in order to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient's quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services.
Support patient self-management of disease.
Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits.
Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry.
Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient.
Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education.
Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals.
Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness.
Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results.
Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards.
High School Diploma or GED required
BSN Degree preferred
RN State license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state
BLS Certification required
Previous medical office experience preferred
Basic typing and word processing ability
Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
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