SNF Continuing Care Coordinator RN - FT (40 HRS)Aurora, Colorado
At Kaiser Permanente our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists who are contributing toward being an industry-leading voice for advancing evidence-based care. Whether supporting the patient directly in our hospitals or clinics, providing care at home, serving our patients through innovative virtual technology, or managing care delivery teams, Kaiser Permanente nurses utilize scientific evidence and our integrated care model to optimize the total health of our members and the communities we serve. We invite nurses who are passionate about nursing excellence, high-quality compassionate care delivery, professionalism, integrity, teamwork and patient and family centeredness to join our teams so that we can continue to sustain and build upon our culture of excellence.
- Job Type: Full-time
- Job Level: Individual Contributor
- Travel: No
We’re looking for Nurse Leaders who possess the following traits.
- Socially Conscientious
We offer several benefits to our nurses.
Medical, Vision & Dental
Educational Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement
Supportive Teams & Resources
Career Growth & Development
At Kaiser Permanente, we cultivate an environment of compassion, integrity, trust, and open communication that helps our teams do their best work. We believe that lifelong learning will expand our knowledge so we can better serve our patients. Our practice is rooted in research and evidence-based care. Our nurses reflect the rich diversity of our members and communities and provide culturally responsive and competent care that promotes understanding of our members needs and preferences. At Kaiser Permanente, nurses are highly skilled professionals who exemplify leadership, critical thinking, and collaborative problem solving and deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.
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SNF Continuing Care Coordinator RN - FT (40 HRS)
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Coordinates management of skilled nursing facility care, through a collaborative relationship with physicians, facility staff and other members of the health care team. Is accountable for maintaining defined goals through case management, utilization management and discharge planning while assuring appropriate services are delivered. Position requires travel to assigned facilities and flexibility to cover multiple sites if assigned.
- Responsible for the daily oversight and coordination of care for KPCO members in a Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Develops and participates in ensuring discharge plans are being actively implemented including scheduling and facilitating family conferences, identifying, and coordinating outside community resources in partnership with facility staff.
- Develops and implements systems and models of care to ensure high quality, cost-effective outcomes for programs within areas of responsibility. Defines and assesses problems; develops and implements solutions for providers, staff, and contract service providers for aggregate populations.
- Provides professional consultation for complex situations to internal providers, staff, members and community service agencies.
- Takes lead in fostering partnerships and relationships with facilities and acts as primary liaison
- Collaborates with Utilization Management in the coordination of care for LTACH and Acute rehab as appropriate
- Develops and implements programs for changing organization and member needs.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in coordinating/planning or delivering appropriate care in public/home health/long-term care, skilled nursing facility, rehabilitative/acute care, or hospital discharge planning.
- Bachelors degree in a health profession, social work or closely related field required.
- National Provider Identifier required at hire
- Working knowledge of hospital discharge planning, community home health resources, skilled nursing, hospice facilities, and Medicare/Medicaid guidelines.
- Facilitation, conflict resolution and negotiating skills are required.
- Appropriate licensure or certification.
- Examples of preferred health profession credentials are RN, LCSW, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or similar health specialty.
- Masters degree preferred.
On call every 7th weekend and holidays per contract.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest
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