CARE TRANSITIONS COACH

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  • Charleston, WV
  • Posted: August 23, 2019
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Summary

  • Basic Description
    • The Care Transition Coach coordinates care across an episode of illness of the patient with multiple chronic conditions. Utilizes the nursing process to develop individualized plans of care for safe and effective movement of patient across the care continuum, serving as the bridge between the professional staff in a care setting and the patient and/or family. In this role, as a patient educator-advocate, and patient empowerment facilitator, the Transition Coach utilizes education and community services to develop patient/family/caregiver problem solving and self management skills. Fosters communication, builds collaborative relationships and enables patient/family/caregiver to better navigate the health care system. Focuses knowledge deficits and behaviors that interfere with recovery, cause harm or re-hospitalization.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • Masters Degree - Nursing
      • OR
      • Masters Degree - Related 
    • Level of Experience
      • 5 - 7 Years - 7 Years Total Minimum Experience - Including 5+ Years of Broad Based Clinical Nursing and 2 Years of Utilization, Quality, or Case Management Experience
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
      • Registered Nurse
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
      • Related Types - Word Processing - Spreadsheets - Statistical Analysis
      • Basic PC Skills
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Analytical Skills
      • Applies Knowledge To New Situations
      • Customer Service
      • Decision Making
      • Employee Relations
      • Flexible Schedule
      • Handle Multiple Assignments
      • Judgment
      • Keyboarding
      • Math Complex
      • Math Simple
      • Organization
      • Other - Ability To Work Independently
      • Problem Solving
      • Project Management
      • Public Speaking
      • Teamwork
      • Verbal Communication
      • Work Independently
      • Written Communication
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
      • Master's Degree May be Substituted for  Bachelor's Degree with 4 Additional Years of Experience in Specialized Areas.
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
        • Child
        • Adolescents
        • Adults
        • Geriatrics
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • Requires the ability to react in a tactful and diplomatic manner to stressful situations. Strong analytical and organization skills. Collects and analyzes data on clinical indicators to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Vision
      • Hand Coordination
      • Arm Coordination
      • Hearing
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 2 hr
      • Standing - 8 hr
      • Walking - 2 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Often
    • Pushing
      • Up to 10 lbs - Often
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Frequent
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CAMC Memorial Hospital-10
Outpatient Care Center
Full Time - Day Shift
Nursing
Req #: 18867-15630

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