Ambulatory Nurse Care Coordinator (RN) / UMMC Transitional Care Center

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Job ID: 55829
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 8:30AM-4:30PM
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Not Indicated
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

The goal of the UMMC Transitional Care Program is to assist recently discharged patients with successfully transitioning from UMMC back to their home. The program is designed to assure open, accurate communication and collaboration between the patient and all involved health care providers.

Benefits of Transitional care: 

• Allows patients to better understand and follow discharge instructions
• Helps patients obtain a better understanding of their medications and how to manage them
• Assists patients in communicating with their primary care providers about concerns or changes in condition
• Prevents avoidable hospital readmissions

This program is designed to target vulnerable patients who are at a high-risk for negative post-hospital outcomes.
UMMC is currently seeking a Nurse Care Coordinator (RN required) for our Transitional Care Center. - Home Health (interdisciplinary) experience is highly desired

Job Summary:
Under the general supervision, provides care coordination, clinical utilization management and discharge planning for an assigned case load. This role is patient focused, outcome-oriented and based on general and specialty professional standards and functions within an interdisciplinary practice model. This role is accountable for the continuity and integration of patient care services. 





What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

  1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  2. Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
  3. Three years of clinical nursing experience is required.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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