How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
The Care Coordinator RN co-Leads members of the healthcare team to facilitate the Clinical progression of the patients' treatment and discharge plans. Collaborates with the Social Worker, based on complexity of needs, to assess and plan for individual patient discharge needs. Manages and prioritizes utilization activities in coordination with the UR Coordinators. Coordinates, prioritizes and supervises the work & caseload of the continuum of care team. Provide Utilization Management support as needed. Performs other functions as assigned.
A day in the life of a Care Coordinator RN at Hackensack Meridian includes:
Performing initial CM assessment and initial utilization review for Emergency Department patients who are to be placed in Observation or Admitted to Inpatient
Responsible for disease processes and treatment plans
Responsible for acuity, intensity of service and levels of care
Current and valid Registered Nurse License in the State of New Jersey is required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred
Must have five (5) or more years of clinical experience
CCM is preferred
Hackensack University Medical Center