The Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the delivery of care throughout the continuum of care for assigned patient population. Functions include case management, care coordination, utilization management, quality data capture and discharge planning. Applies InterQual criteria to assess medical necessity of admission, continued stay and discharge. The Care Coordinator is a member of the multidisciplinary team and works closely with physicians, staff nurses, social workers, financial counselors, and ancillary staff to actively facilitate those functions associated with moving the patient through an acute episode of care and linkages to community resources, internal resources, and the payer community. Researches, identifies and implements initiatives and opportunities to improve multidisciplinary communication processes.
and families begin to trust you and think of you as a family member. It feels less medical to them because they are at home. I really do love my job and I am super proud to work here and be part of such a wonderful team.
Speech Language Pathologist