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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc RN Care Coordinator - Complex Healthcare in Columbus, Ohio

RN Care Coordinator - Complex HealthcareRequisition ID2021-29957CategoryNursingOverview Coordination RN - Salaried Nursing Position (Home visits required)Shift & Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pmThe Care Coordination Nurse is responsible for ensuring the provision of quality patient care in the appropriate setting through care coordination, case management, utilization management of inpatient admissions, and transitions of care to different levels of care. In collaboration with the attending practitioner, the family and other members of the health care team, coordinates the individualized plan of care and communicates the plan to appropriate stakeholders. The Care Coordination Nurse ensures that high quality care is provided as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. The nurse facilitates continuity of care by coordinating transition to post-discharge care.Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.Here, Everyone Matters. We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be ProudResponsibilitiesThe Care Coordination Nurse implements and supports the philosophy, mission, values, standards, policies and procedures of Nationwide Children's Hospital and the Patient Care Services Division.1. The Care Coordinator Nurse performs case management core functions which include:A. screening and identification of patientsB. establishment of an effective relationship with patient/familyC. assessment of patient/family strengths and needsD. development of a family-centered plan of care around discharge planningE. procurement and coordination of services2. Facilitates the patient/family's ability to assume responsibility for managing their own health care when appropriate by:A. promoting return of the patient/family to the highest level of wellness possibleB. ensuring that the right services are delivered at the right site by the right provider at the right time for the right costC. assisting in the acquisition or verification of financial/payer/insurance information when appropriate3. Collaborates with the Utilization Review Specialist RN regarding medical necessity of inpatient admission, appropriate patient class and duration of hospitalization.4. In collaboration with the practitioner, facilitates and coordinates quality patient care in a timely and cost-effective manner while promoting multidisciplinary collaboration between all members of the health care team. Collaborates with appropriate medical/nursing personnel to influence appropriate progression of care and timely, safe patient discharge.5. Facilitates multi-disciplinary patient progression rounds. Focuses practitioner, nurse and other health care team members on progress towa