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RN-TRANSITIONAL CARE COORDINATOR

Wellington Regional Medical Center Wellington Full-Time
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The Transitional Care Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation of care, evaluation, and management of Wellington Regional Medical Center patients. This position serves as liaison for services of patients to physicians, administration, the community, and hospital staff. In addition, maintains a close relationship with the public relations department for services marketing. This position is also responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of patient and family education related to the needs of the patient at the appropriate health literacy level. This includes providing staff education related to the provision of patient and family education, and multiple interdisciplinary activities to ensure a quality program. The Transitional Care Coordinator will assist with coordinating patient follow-up appointments to physician’s office or to outpatient services post discharge.  Follow-up discharge calls will be made within 48 hours to assist with the patient’s transition to home. The Transitional Care Coordinator or a designee will also be available for questions and concerns regarding who patient will follow-up with regarding symptom management. The Transitional Care Coordinator, in collaboration with Quality department, may assume responsibility with monitoring patients in regards to obtaining documentation of core measures.  The Transitional Care Coordinator demonstrates personal and professional responsibility, participates in creating an atmosphere of mutual trust, acceptance, recognition, and respect, and assumes responsibility for own professional development.

Job Requirements
  • Must be a Florida RN
  • 2 to 3 years in a clinical setting working with patients;
  • Experience in a care coordination and/or education position
  • Transitional Care specialty training or course completion (or obtained within six months of employment)  
  • Experience working and communicating with all levels of health care workers, physicians, and administrative personnel
  •  Experience with a wide range of cultural, age, and educational diversities within a patient population
  • Computer skills necessary with latest Microsoft technology
 

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A Tradition of Quality

Wellington Regional Medical Center is located in Wellington, Florida. It is a 233-bed, acute care hospital, owned by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., a highly respected, healthcare management organization. Wellington Regional is proud to have provided high quality healthcare services to the residents of Palm Beach County since 1986. As a community hospital, accredited by The Joint Commission, Wellington Regional prides itself on its continued commitment to remain on the forefront of advanced technologies and expand programs and services to meet the needs of the growing community it serves.

Mission Statement

To provide quality healthcare services that patients recommend, physicians prefer, purchasers of healthcare services select and that employees are proud to provide.

We realize this mission through our commitment to service excellence, organizational improvement in measurable ways and cost effective management.

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