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Post Acute Care Coordinator

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Monday, April 15, 2024

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.

  • Post Acute Care Coordinator
  • Inpatient Care Management
  • Full Time Status
  • Day Shift
  • Pay: $29.03 - $46.45 / hour
  • The Post Acute Care Coordinator is responsible for identifying early in the hospital stay patients appropriate for lower level of care facilitating smooth transition from acute to PAC care settings. This position reports to the Director of In-Patient Care Management. As a critical member of the care management teams, the Coordinator works closely with hospital and Acute Rehabilitation, LTAC, swing beds, skilled nursing facilities and nursing home discharge planners, physicians, palliative team members, social workers, case managers, management, inpatient units and education staff to facilitate smooth hand-off of care, assisting with identifying high risk patients for readmissions and referrals to Post Acute Care Providers. The Coordinator will develop and maintain new and current relationships with various areas of Mosaic Life Care Hospital, Clinics and PAC providers. This position is employed by Mosaic Life Care.
  • Assesses potential patient's condition and past medical history and obtains appropriate documentation to support the appropriate post-acute care eligibility.
  • The evaluation should consider what the patient’s care needs will be immediately upon discharge. If returning home consideration should be given to self-care assistance both equipment and family to support and if not available, then referral to higher level of care.
  • Provides an overview of the appropriate post-acute care service.
  • Follows all applicable federal and state regulations, including HIPAA, compliance and employment regulations. Complies with all Care Management and Mosaic Life Care policies and procedures.
  • Graduate from school of nursing is required. BSN is preferred.
  • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure depending upon designated work location within 90 days of hire is required. Clinical\BCLS - Basic Life Support required within 90 days. ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support required within 90 days. IF working in an inpatient area in which ACLS is required within 90 Days
  • 3 years of Clinical experience in post-acute care required.