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Job Details: The part-time Women's & Children's Care Coordinator will support units from the Women's & Children's service line, including Neonatology (NICU) and Mother/Baby units, with cross-coverage to Labor & Delivery and Inpatient Pediatrics.

*Schedule: This position is part-time/24 hours per week, which will worked as three 8-hour shifts or four 6-hour shifts.

POSITION SUMMARY: The clinical care coordinator partners with the acute care medical provider to facilitate the progression of care for the hospitalized patient. Together with the medical provider, the clinical care coordinator collaborates with all members of the inter-disciplinary team including, but not limited to, nursing, specialty consultants, therapy, pharmacy, etc. with a focus on the delivery of efficient, high quality care. This position ensures appropriate utilization of clinical resources while driving toward a safe and timely discharge for the patient. This role will assist in the navigation of health system services to support effective transitions while advising the team on healthcare industry compliance. The clinical care coordinator must be adept at driving throughput metrics, clinical effectiveness, and fiscal responsibility.

Essential Functions: Clinical Effectiveness Clinical effectiveness requires the clinical care coordinator to collaborate with the health care team to develop the plan of care and patient flow. Promote Positive Outcomes: Influences positive outcomes by communicating the plan of care, expected discharge date, and transition needs to the patient/caregiver and team thereby enhancing patient and staff satisfaction. Financial Acumen: Organizational goals for length of stay, unplanned readmissions and clinical denials are identified and appropriate interventions are initiated. Communication Skills: Possess effective verbal and written communication, relationship building techniques and negotiation skills. Performance Improvement: Stays abreast of changing organizational, emergency department, Care Management, clinical trends, regulatory matters, and third party payer requirements related to clinical care, discharge planning, and pre-certification or aftercare benefits. Utilization Review: Conducts concurrent and retrospective chart review for clinical, financial and resource utilization information. Provides intervention and coordination to decrease avoidable delays and denial of payment.   REQUIREMENTS: ASN degree required, BSN preferred. Experience of 3-5 years. Maryland Registered Nurse License (RN) and American Heart Association CPR Certification required. Intent to achieve MD licensure if out of state. Case Mgmt cert required within 3 years of hire required.

Facility: Part of LifeBridge Health, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore features state-of-the-art facilities and renowned Centers of Excellence – some with national and international acclaim. As the largest community hospital and the third largest teaching hospital in Maryland, Sinai Hospital's mission is to provide quality patient care, educate medical students and residents, and engage in research to improve the lives of people all over the world. Sinai Hospital is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD Employer
Requisition Number: 49008
Department: Care Management - 6620
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 8:30am- 5:00pm
   
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