The Acute Care Navigator coordinates and supports the providers and multidisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, providing ongoing care management services during an acute-care admission as well as continued follow up with the objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. The Care Navigator also provides utilization management, clinical documentation integrity, discharge planning and post-acute care needs assessment and acts as a liaison for utilization management and clinical documentation improvement. The Care Navigator is accountable for designated unit-based patient cases and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay via monitoring and coordination of care pathways and promote efficient utilization of resources.
What you will need:
RN: Associate's or Bachelor's degree in nursing, valid Georgia nursing license. Bachelor's and/or certification in Care/Case Management preferred.
SW: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Master’s preferred.
Experience: Three (3) years of discharge planning experience in an acute hospital or healthcare setting, recent experience preferred.
IT solutions experience such as electronic health record, learning management, or disease/care management systems a plus.
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