Care Coordinator

Nov 13 2017
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimanalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

 

Come join our 'ohana at Waimanalo Health Center. We are committed to providing the highest level of primary and preventative health services with special attention to the needs of Native Hawaiians and the medically underserved, and improving the health and wellness of individuals and your 'ohana regardless of you ability to pay. Waimanalo Health Center is recognized for its commitment to quality clinical care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) with a Level 3 designation, the highest achievable level for a medical group.

We offer competitive wages and outstanding benefits for qualified individuals.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Care Coordinator will collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to complex patients to promote wellness, prevent further health complications, and to achieve optimal health outcomes.  The Care Coordinator will provide health education, care management, and outreach services to patients with multiple medical and psychosocial problems to reduce barriers to care, and strive toward optimal health outcomes.  The Care Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to provide patients care coordination in a holistic and culturally sensitive manner, in a team-based, patient-centered approach, in concordance with principles of the Patient Centered Health Care Home.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATION

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability   required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

1.    Current CPR certification required.

 

2.    Computer and medical office training or experience preferred.

 

3.    Experience with Electronic Medical Records system is preferred.

 

4.    Patient care training or experience required.

 

5.    Familiarity with the communities to be served is preferred.

 

6.    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals, groups, and professionals in a culturally appropriate manner.

 

7.    Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

 

8.    MAINTAINS STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY of all patients and employee information in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

 

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

 

 Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a health care related field. 

 

  Experience in a Community Health Care Setting is desired. 

 

  Registered Nurse (Hawaii state nursing license) is preferred

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  Person of mature character, sound judgment and a caring nature

 

  Person knowledgeable and understanding of the diverse cultural appropriateness of the individuals

  and families in the community

 

  Has a desire to serve and benefit the community

 

  Good interpersonal skills, able to accept criticism and desires personal growth

 

  Must be in good health, maintain appearance, and maintain willingness to serve the public.

 

  Must be kind, caring, conscientious, enthusiastic, and have enthusiasm for the job.