Sisters of Providence Health System
Responsible for providing direction and leadership to Discharge Planners and Care Coordination Assistants for patient progression and care coordination. In collaboration with other internal and external disciplines, the Inpatient Care Coordinator directs and coordinates the care of patients from admission to transfer or discharge. This is done with the intentions of cost effective utilization of hospital resources, minimizing out of pocket expenses for patients, providing appropriate utilization of resources and patient advocacy.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Provides supervision and direction to the Discharge Planner(s) and Care Coordination Assistant(s) in the prioritization of patient care and patient progression.
Within 24 hours of admission, uses discretion and independent clinical judgment in