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Community Medical Integration Coordinator (40 hours Remote)

Primary Location Portland, Oregon Job Number 1097852 Date posted 08/11/2022
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To assist NWP clinicians, KPNW members and community clinicians in the coordination of medical services between Kaiser Permanente and community providers and facilities. Includes interfacing with NWP clinicians, community providers and members to ensure the member receives high quality, safe, efficient and timely medical services.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Preview and preapprove requests for referral to community clinicians and/or programs for medically necessary services as requested by the NWP clinician.
  • Work directly with the member and the community clinician to coordinate medical services within KPNW, providing accurate and timely information to the community physician and member related to requested services.
  • Maintain knowledge base of resources available within the community and Kaiser Permanente assists with arranging for medical services in the appropriate location.
  • With Community Medicine Integration Center leadership, insures compliance with regulatory and accrediting requirements for utilization of referred services, including NCQA, MDQR, Federal and State agencies.
  • Maintains knowledge of Kaiser Permanente policies, procedures and benefits.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Current Oregon and Washington RN license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated customer focused service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate technical information.
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness in a busy health care environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with all medical staff.
  • Ability to assess complex clinical management situations, synthesize data, develop and implement action plans.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential and other information with discretion.
  • Progressively responsible, broad based experience with health care management.
  • Demonstrated skills negotiating and communicating with physicians and other health care providers to assist with the coordination of services to appropriate sites and levels of care.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and medical care delivery systems.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of work experience as a Registered Nurse within Kaiser Permanente.
  • Experience in inpatient and outpatient settings within Kaiser Permanente.
  • Working knowledge of electronic clinical information systems, including HealthConnect and Results Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory and accreditation requirements related to health care and health maintenance organizations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Northwest Permanente and Kaiser Health Plan policies, procedures, personnel, goals, objectives, data systems and organizational structure.
  • Bachelor'sdegree in nursing or related field preferred.
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Kaiser Permanente Building - OSM SVC ADMIN-DME - 1008 Travel: No 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.