Skilled Inpatient Care Coordinator

Navihealth Rochester , NY 14618

Posted 3 days ago


Why is this role critical?

The Skilled Inpatient Care Coordinator (SICC) plays an integral role in optimizing patients' recovery journeys. The SICC completes weekly LiveSafe assessments and engages the PAC inter-disciplinary care team providing them with the Outcomes Prediction Tool (OPT) to align expectations for discharge planning. The position engages patients and families to share information and facilitate informed decisions. By serving as the link between patients and the appropriate health care personnel, the SICC is responsible for ensuring efficient, smooth, and prompt transitions of care.

What you will be accountable for

  • Perform Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) assessments on patients using clinical skills and appropriate measurement tools, such as LiveSafe, OPT, InterQual and CMS criteria, upon admission to SNF and periodically through the patient stays.

  • Review targets for LOS, target outcomes, and discharge plans with providers and families.

  • Complete all SNF concurrent reviews, updating authorizations on a timely basis.

  • Collaborate effectively with the patients' health care teams to establish an optimal discharge. The health care team includes physicians, referral coordinators, discharge planners, social workers, physical therapists, etc.

  • Assure patients progress toward discharge goals and assist in resolving barriers.

  • Participate weekly in SNF Rounds providing accurate and up to date information to the navi

Health Sr. Manager or Medical Director.

  • Assure appropriate referrals are made to the Health Plan, High Risk Case Manager, and/or community-based services.

  • Engage with patients, families, or caregivers either telephonically or on-site weekly and as needed.

  • Attend patient/family care conferences.

  • Assess and monitor patients' continued appropriateness for SNF setting (as indicated) according to InterQual criteria or the OPT.

  • When navi

Health is delegated for utilization management, review referral requests that cannot be approved for continued stay and are forward to licensed physicians for review and issuance of the NOMNC when appropriate.

  • Coordinate peer to peer reviews with navi

Health Medical Directors.

  • Support new delegated contract start-up to ensure experienced staff work with new contracts.

  • Manage assigned caseload in an efficient and effective manner utilizing time management skills.

  • Enter timely and accurate documentation into the CM Tool application.

  • Daily review of census and identification of barriers to manage independent workload and ability to assist others.

  • Review monthly dashboards, readmission reports, quarterly, and other reports with the assigned Clinical Team Manager, as needed, to assist with the identification of opportunities for improvement.

  • Adhere to organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all PHI information in compliance with HIPPA, federal and state regulations, and laws.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

What you will need to be successful in this role

  • Active, unrestricted registered clinical license required Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, or Occupational Therapist

  • 3 - 5 years of clinical experience required

  • At least 2 years of Case Management experience preferred

  • Patient education background, rehabilitation, and/or home health nursing experience a plus

  • Experience working with geriatric population preferred

  • Exceptional verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Independent problem identification/resolution and decision-making skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously

  • Team player

Work Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to establish a home office workspace

  • Ability to manipulate lap top computer (or similar hardware) between office and site settings

  • Ability to view screen and enter data into a lap top computer (or similar hardware) within a standard period of time

  • Ability to communicate with Clients and team members including use of cellular phone or comparable communication device

  • Ability to sit for an extended period of time periods (1-2) hours.

  • Travel requirements

  • Ability to mobilize to and within sites within an assigned local or regional market/area, including car transport, up to 85% of the time

  • Must attend 2 weeks of onsite training at Corporate Office in Brentwood, TN

About navi


Being a pioneer in post-acute management and care transitions with 19 years of experience, navi

Health is uniquely positioned to manage patients, improve clinical and financial outcomes, and share risk with payors and providers. We provide clinical service support alongside proprietary technology and advisory solutions that empower health systems, health plans and post-acute providers to navigate care episodes across the continuum, with the goal of reducing waste and improving patient outcomes.

Our values

We care about the people we serve.

We care about each other.

We care about our communities.

We embrace innovation.

We like simple.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by colleagues assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. navi

Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.


Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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