001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

  • Dialysis ESRD Care Coordinator

    Job Location US-NY-Yorktown Heights
    Posted Date 3 days ago(11/9/2018 3:19 PM)
    ID
    2018-8587
    # of Openings
    1
    Address
    2649 Strang Blvd. #100
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    Did you know that some of the industry’s most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.

     

    Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?

     

    For DCI ESRD patients, the Care Coordinator (RN) provides in-hospital, in-center and/or home coordination of care for the chronically ill, high-risk older adults hospitalized for common medical and surgical conditions.  In addition, the CC focuses on helping the patient and family caregivers develop the knowledge, skills and resources essential to prevent future decline and re-hospitalization. This CC will pay special attention to the patients desiring transplant, and help to coordinate the system through education, transplant referrals, coordinating appointments and following up with the patient and the family as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • As the primary coordinator of care, the ESCO Care Coordinator will assist with continuity throughout the entire episode of care
    • Help patients manage health issues, prevent decline and identify new risk factors
    • Work with DCI Pharmacist on medication reconciliation and management
    • Communicate with primary physician/nephrologist that his/her patient has been admitted to the hospital or desires transplant
    • Daily monitoring of hospital admissions for patients at assigned clinic(s)
    • Visit assigned patient who is admitted to hospital within 1 business day to review chart
    • Prior to hospital discharge, confirm office visit with primary Nephrologist’s office has been scheduled
    • Communicate order changes and discharge summary from the hospital to the dialysis clinic
    • Visit patient in home or clinic post discharge from hospital
    • Early identification of health risks to achieve long term positive outcomes and avoid events that lead to re-admissions
    • Collaborate with local transplant professionals to create best practices for care coordination to improve transplant outcomes        

    Qualifications

    • Completion of and certification from an accredited registered nursing program.
    • Minimum of 2 years Dialysis Experience, Care Coordination and/or Case management. 
    • Must complete DCI’s comprehensive training program.                                                 
    • Proficient in a windows environment, which will include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  

     

    DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

     

    For more information about equal opportunity please see: 

     

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

    https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us