Nurse Care Coordinator; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 12, 2019
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Nurse Care
Coordinator for Family Health Center and Behavioral Health services
located Bloomington, IL.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Participate in all required staff development activities, including
necessary trainings, supervision, and staff meetings.
Provide care coordination services for patients, including the
coordination of assessment and treatment information with patient's
primary care, behavioral care, specialty care, hospitals, emergency
departments, psychiatry providers and other medical/behavioral
providers working with the patient as well as with families,
referrals sources, schools, and/or other professionals, with
periodic guidance and oversight; and timely documentation of all
activities in the patient record.
Develop and foster professional working relationships with referral
sources; conduct meetings with major providers and referral
sources, as needed.
Under the direction of CFHC providers (physicians and advanced
practice nurses) communicate test results to patients/and or
Follow-up with patients within 48 business hours of a prompt care
visit, emergency department visit or hospitalization discharge.
Work with patient both in person or over the phone to remind and
review their plan of care and progress toward their goals.
Manage referrals to insure patients have completed the initial
visit as well as follow-up care as recommended by their referral
Participate in program development activities to improve services
to patients and community, including making regular recommendations
regarding the improvement of service with particular emphasis on
audit studies and Quality Improvement. May include helping develop
training protocols for new staff and/or participating in
Operate professionally within a multi-disciplinary team setting and
provide clinical guidance to less experiences staff/interns;
includes consistent modeling of the Mission, Vision, and Values of
Chestnut Health Systems.
Function as a team member by providing LPN support and back-up to
nursing staff as necessary.
Promote Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed in Illinois.
High School diploma, nursing school certificate, and five (5)
years' post license experience in family practice, pediatrics,
health center, behavioral health or other applicable medical
Prior experience in care coordination or case management
Must be skilled in providing care coordination for patients who
have co-occurring primary care and behavioral health
Knowledge of community medical/behavioral health resources and
possess the interpersonal skills to help patients access resources,
foster professional working relationships with staff from these
resources and coordinate care across internal/external providers
and organizations. Team-oriented and willing to work in a
multidisciplinary team environment.
Excellent communication (written and verbal), time-management, and
organizational skills are required.
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
Outlook, e-prescribing and an electronic medical record (EMR).
May be required to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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