Patient Care Coordinator (RN)- Vascular Surgery (Medical Center East/One-Hundred Oaks)- FT Days- VUMC
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2200886
Patient Care Coordinator- Cardiology Clinic (Medical Center East/One-Hundred Oaks)- FT Days
Assists in developing and meeting key Pillar outcomes and system improvement goals including financial, satisfaction, and clinical as the nursing component of the care coordination model. This position improves outcomes by reducing all cause hospital readmissions and coordinating episodes of care among patients in a busy cardiac surgery program. The patient care coordinator sees patients through from their first in clinic visit all the way through their post-operative surgical visits.
Participates in identification of appropriate patients; encourage patient and family engagement in self-care management; promote warm handovers to the next level of care by providing timely, pertinent information in a standardized way; conduct patient and family education on key elements of the patients' personal care plan by using the teach-back methodology and follow up phone calls; and assists the patient in navigating the healthcare system.
Our physicians perform approximately 130,000 clinic visits annually. We offer the most advanced technologies to treat coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and structural heart disease in new, state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories. In 2018, our heart transplant program was the second busiest in the world, with 100 adult heart transplants performed that year. Our multi-disciplinary programs in prevention, lipid management, inherited heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, vascular medicine, and cardio-oncology are unique in the region and among the busiest nationally.
*Relocation Assistance available.
*Monday- Friday 8am-5pm
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