• Coordinator of Care (COC)- Bronx

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID 2018-1150
    Category
    Clinical – CHHA
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Coordinates and provides high quality multidisciplinary health services for patients consistent with Agency philosophy, policy, goals and objectives as well as Standards of Nursing Practice.

    Responsibilities

    • Develops a Plan of Care based on assessment of patient's needs, condition, environment, and consultation with patient’s physician and other health care team members, at the time of initial visit.
    • Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of individual patient Plan of Care. 
    • Provides skilled nursing care that conforms to EHC policy and procedures and established professional standards of care. 
    • Updates Plan of Care at least every 60 days and as necessary.  
    • Regularly conducts Case Conferences and maintains communication with Clinical Managers and other members of health care team.
    • Documents care provided as per EHC policy and procedures. 
    • Familiarity with MLTCP and commercial payer requirements for care 
    • Competent to apply age specific criteria as appropriate. Responsible for the assessment and treatment for patients of all ages, including neonates, child adolescents, adults and geriatric. 
    • Understands the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological processes for all ages.
    • Contact/follow up with physicians and other patient care providers when necessary to assist and facilitate care coordination.
    • Treatment reflects an understanding of the developmental needs for each patient.
    • Maintains an ongoing responsibility for assigned caseload. 
    • Maintains productivity standards.
    • Schedules work load for maximum efficiency. 
    • Adheres to EHC' mission, Code of Ethics, policies & procedures, state & federal regulations and JCAHO standards. 
    • Maintains a continuing knowledge of competencies related to the Nursing profession by participating in formal education programs, conference, workshops and professional organizations. 
    • Participates in case conferences and /or case conferences and clinical rounds to provide guidance on care, while reinforcing best practices. 
    • Participates in the agency’s Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program/PIP as designated or assigned.
    • Works with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team to develop appropriate interventions in order to achieve the clinical and functional goals of assigned patients. 
    • Documents accurately, timely and completely in patient’s clinical record in accordance with CMS/DOH regulations. 
    • Write an accurate and concise clinical/progress note that reflects implementation of the plan of care and the patient’s response to that plan of care.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Licensure: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required.
    • Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with one year of health care experience preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
    • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic computer skills.
    • Must be able to withstand prolonged or considerable walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, or crouching.
    • Must be able to lift, position, or transfer patients, as well as supplies and equipment. Minimum lifting required is 25 lbs.
    • Must have visual acuity and hearing to perform required nursing skills.
    • Valid malpractice insurance required.
    • Valid driver’s license may be required, as determined by operational needs.
    • Familiarity with EMR and computer applications (Word, Excel) preferred.

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