At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordination of care across the continuum during the patient’s
acute, chronic and long-term stages of illness for a defined patient population. This includes utilization
management, transitional care planning, psychosocial and functional status assessment, patient advocacy,
education for the patient/family, and monitoring quality indicators to demonstrate outcomes resulting from
the service provided. Collaborates with all team members to provide a comprehensive assessment of the
patient’s plan of care, goal/outcome attainment and continued care needs.
It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing
as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and
Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient
services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, System policies and
procedures while supporting service excellence goals and providing and unwavering focus on exceeding
the expectations of our patients and consumers.
Required Minimum Education: RN with a Georgia License, Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing:
Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred, or MSW from an Accredited
School of Social Work
Licensure: RN with a Georgia License or LMSW, *However to encourage the application of qualified applicants, the
Care Coordination department will consider unlicensed MSW applicants with a goal to obtain licensure.
Unlicensed MSW Applicants Requirements:
Employees who are hired without having their license must take the licensure exam within their first six months of
employment. If a passing grade is not received on the exam, the employee must retake the exam and obtain a
passing grade by their one year employment anniversary. Any employee who has not obtained their license by their
one year anniversary will be subject to dismissal.
Required Minimum Experience: Three to Five years Clinical Practice/Experience is preferred.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
FacilityWellStar Cobb Hospital
|Location:||United States Georgia Austell|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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