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RN Care Coordinator

Medical Search International

Last Updated: 5/08/24

Job Description

Job description

Job Summary:
We are looking for a highly motivated registered nurse to join our multidisciplinary care team as a Nurse Care Coordinator to provide exceptional primary care and care coordination services at an integrated primary and behavioral health care clinic. The ideal candidate is a nurse with sound clinical judgment and critical thinking skills that will provide high-quality primary care to patients with complex medical and psychiatric conditions and work collaboratively in a team-based model of care.

The Nurse Care Coordinator is a key member of the team and works as a liaison between the primary care and behavioral health care teams. This nurse plays a critical role in supporting the primary care team in acute and chronic care management, conducting nursing visits, and care coordination. This nurse must utilize the nursing process for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide safe and therapeutic care.

Setting: Behavioral Health Clinic

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Duties include:

- Supporting primary care providers during patient visits

- Chart prep- preparing medical records, medication lists

- Attending clinic huddle and debriefs

- New patient intakes

- Procedures (i.e. immunizations, EKGs, PAP smears, I&Ds, joint injections, wound care, ear lavages, point-of-care testing)

- Attending patient visits as needed

- Medication administration- oral, injections, nebulizer

- Conducting nursing visits

- Triage in-person walk-ins and televisits

- Nursing assessments

- Follow up on hospital admission/ED visits and specialist visits

- Follow up on lab results, health screenings, and diagnostic imaging

- Injections

- Wound care

- Education

- Medication reconciliation

- Adhering to policy and procedures as outlined by standing orders

- Managing DME orders, lab orders, diagnostic tests, referrals, medication refills, prior authorizations, medical records

- Coordinating care with the multidisciplinary care team (i.e. case managers, psychiatric care providers), external care providers (i.e. hospitals, specialists), and other patient support (i.e. IHSS workers, board and care staff, family members)

- Phlebotomy

- Supporting the psychiatric nurse with injections as needed

Required qualifications:

- Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

- Active CPR/BLS certification

Preferred qualifications:

- Two years of RN clinical experience

- Experience in ambulatory care

- Experience working with serious mental illness populations

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing

- Knowledge of EPIC EHR, Clinician’s Gateway EHR, and Microsoft office

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Company Details

Florham Park, New Jersey, United States
Full service locum tenens agency and physician permanent search firm.