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RN Patient Care Coordinator

Job Summary The RN Patient Care Coordinators (PCC) focus is on the day to day coordination of the unit. The PCC works to help provide adequate staffing while acting as the first resource to staff. The PCC works closely with the interdisciplinary team to help manage each patients stay. This position is also responsible for rounding with physicians and helping to keep the lines of communication open. Essential Job Functions Performs daily rounds on all patients assuring quality customer service by coordinating and taking action on any requirements not met. Assigns or delegates, within the scope of practice, education and experience, the responsibility for performance of nursing interventions to other persons for which that person has the necessary skills and competence to accomplish safely. As early as possible, begins discharge planning, appropriate education and counseling based on identified needs to optimize patient/family understanding. Evaluates and documents according to standard operating procedure. Communicates with referring facilities or agencies regarding patients care. Monitors patient outcome measurements. Identifies, conducts follow-up and takes action on unsatisfactory outcomes, unusual findings, special needs and requests. Collaborates with team, referral sources and family members to obtain a holistic view of the patient through assessment of the physical, mental and emotional status. Determines the post-hospital needs and collaborating with physicians and members of the multidisciplinary team. Communicates with staff and Nursing Administration regarding bed availability and staffing needs. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. License, Certification Registration Registered Nurse - North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement; Prior to Start Date Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Assoc. -Within 2 Months of Start Date Education Experience A minimum of 3 years of related experience is preferred

RN Patient Care Coordinator

altru health system
Grand Forks, ND
Full Time

Published on 06/11/2021

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