Nurse Care Coordinator / Full-Time

Location US-IL-Belleville
Job ID
2021-3032
# Positions
1
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Nursing

Overview

Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Nurse Care Coordinator to work at our Belleville, IL and Granite City, IL locations, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.

 

This position is eligible for sign-on bonus, retention bonus, and shift differential!

 

Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

  

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in all required staff development activities, including necessary trainings, supervision, and staff meetings.
  • Provide care coordination services for patients, including the coordination of assessment and treatment information with patient’s primary care, behavioral care, specialty care, hospitals, emergency departments, psychiatry providers and other medical/behavioral providers working with the patient as well as with families, referrals sources, schools, and/or other professionals, with periodic guidance and oversight. And timely document all activities in the patient record.
  • Develop and foster professional working relationships with referral sources; conduct meetings with major providers and referral sources, as needed.
  • Under the direction of CFHC providers (physicians and advanced practice nurses) communicate test results to patients/and or families.
  • Follow-up with patients within 48 business hours of a prompt care visit, emergency department visit or hospitalization discharge.
  • Work with patient both in person or over the phone to remind and review their plan of care and progress toward their goals.
  • Manage referrals to insure patients have completed the initial visit as well as follow-up care as recommended by their referral agency.
  • Participate in program development activities to improve services to patients and community, including making regular recommendations regarding the improvement of service with particular emphasis on audit studies and Quality Improvement. May include helping develop training protocols for new staff and/or participating in professional audits.
  • Operate professionally within a multi-disciplinary team setting and provide clinical guidance to less experiences staff/interns; includes consistent modeling of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Chestnut Health Systems.
  • Function as a team member by providing LPN support and back-up to nursing staff as necessary.
  • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.
  • Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all organizational information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and client information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, required or specifically negotiated with supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed in the state of Illinois.
  • High School diploma, nursing school certificate, and five (5) years post license experience in family practice, pediatrics, health center, behavioral health or other applicable medical setting also required.
  • Prior experience in care coordination or case management preferred.
  • Must be skilled in providing care coordination for patients who have co-occurring primary care and behavioral health conditions.
  • Must have knowledge of community medical/behavioral health resources and possess the interpersonal skills to help patients access resources, foster professional working relationships with staff from these resources and coordinate care across internal/external providers and organizations.
  • Must be team-oriented and willing to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), time-management, and organizational skills are required.
  • Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, Outlook, e-prescribing and an electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time off benefits, and more.     

 

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

 

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

 

EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

 

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