WellStar Health Systems Care Coordination Assistant in atlanta, Georgia

Overview

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 largest not-for-profit healthcare system 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.

Responsibilities

The Care Coordination Assistant is responsible for selected functions related to Advance Directives, Utilization Review Education and Disposition Planning. The Care Coordination Assistant communicates and collaborates with Care Coordinators and other disciplinary team members. The Care Coordination Assistant’s responsibility is to support the Care Coordinators and patients requesting assistance with advance directives. Support duties may include assisting with utilization management, transition of care, pharmaceutical applications and other duties as assigned by Supervisor. The Care Coordination Assistant may also serve as an educator to patients regarding disease processes and essential follow up care related to their diagnosis.

Please note that this is a PRN position.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in related field (Bachelor’s in Social Work preferred). Or LPN license in Georgia.

Required Minimum Experience

A minimum of one-year experience in a healthcare environment preferred

Required Minimum Skills

Professional organizational, verbal and written communication skills a must. Ability to interact appropriately with patients from various backgrounds.

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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.

Department Care Coordination

Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center

Category Nursing Support

City Atlanta

Shift Days

State Georgia