M Health Fairview has an immediate opening for a RN Care Coordinator to support the UMP Nephrology Service Line.
This position focuses on an area of a specific medical specialty, nephrology, as well as dialysis coordination.Serves as a resource and educator to patient, medical and hospital staff within the specialty. Coordinates care efforts for a safe, effective, efficient and patient centered transition along the health continuum. Provides pro-active disease management using evidence based practices. Acts as a liaison between patient/family, medical staff and others involved in treatment, promoting patient centered care based on jointly determined health care goals and priorities.
This is a 1.0 FTE, exempt, benefit eligible position, primarily have standard business hours Monday Friday.
Identifies particular needs and implements quality standards of nursing care in area of clinical specialty. Accesses, analyzes, plans and provides follow-up care. Facilitates timely referrals and fosters positive relations with community providers.
Evaluates and documents status and follows patient progress through phone calls, test results and report preparation. Evaluates quality of nursing care via patient rounds. Identifies problems that are specific to the clinical specialty. Provides pro-active disease management using evidence based practices.
Serves as a liaison between patient/family, medical staff and others involved in treatment, promoting patient centered care based on jointly determined health care goals and priorities Collaborates with appropriate staff to provide coordinated transition of care across the healthcare continuum. Facilitates timely referrals and fosters positive relations with community providers.
Provides direct patient care in the area of specialty. Establishes individual nursing care plans. Provides education, counseling, medication management, and general health information to patients and patient representatives. Triages patient concerns and responds to patient concerns between visits under provider direction, to reduce relapse or inpatient care.
Functions as a resource to patient care units, outpatient clinics and medical staff regarding the clinical specialty. Identifies need and assists in writing and implementing policies and procedures.
Provides education services to patients and their families and other hospital staff regarding the clinical specialty. Develops content, resource materials and coordinates the educational plan.
Serves on task forces and committees related to the clinical specialty. Keeps up to date on technological advances and new pharmaceutical products. Consults with other areas regarding specialty.
Assists with research projects which may include collection data, data analysis and evaluation. May identify research projects. Manages database to track patient outcomes and other specific categories as directed by physician.
Promotes program and assists with marketing efforts. Oversees or manages prior authorization process and results verification process to ensure positive image. Provide effective educational material. Serves as a community liaison.
Performs other duties including Performance Goals developed by manager and employee and reported in the employees Performance Review as part of UMPhysicians Performance Management tools Develops and maintains critical competencies listed in this job description and the competencies drop down list in the employees online performance management tool.
Licensed RN in State of MN.
Three years of specialty experience doing care coordination. Or licensed RN with five years of clinical experience and ability to learn new specialty area.
Basic Life Support Certification
Licensed RN with four year Baccalaureate degree.
Prefer two years of RN experience in the specialty area or previous care coordination experience.
Specialized knowledge of the specialty and conditions of served population.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.