DaVita Careers

Care Coordinator

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Position Description

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

 

Reporting to the Manager, Operations (VillageHealth), this role will coordinate with providers and VillageHealth Nurses to provide ongoing support and communication to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and/or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients. The Coordinator acts as a single point of contact to coordinate resources for VillageHealth patients.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Performs outbound calls to patients to understand their clinical needs and connect them with appropriate

·         resources.

·         Performs outbound calls to providers to make appointment for patients or follow up on care.

·         Answers inbound calls from patients, providers, and Village resources, as necessary.

·         Follows up with patients to ensure their needs are met and schedules future check-ins.

·         Coordinates with clinical resources and providers to ensure smooth continuum of care for patients.

·         Monitors patient hospitalizations and follows up as necessary with a VillageHealth Nurse (VHN).

·         Notifies patients of location and appointment times as needed.

·         Provides patients with education materials and sends letters to primary care physicians, nephrologists, and

·         specialists for new enrollments/appointments.

·         Assists with the referral process.

·         Travel required: up to 10%.

Qualifications

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         At least two (2) years of experience in a professional office environment

·         Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Deals with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment.

 
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Care Coordinator
  • Job Function: Nurse - RN / Staff / Charge
  • Location: 1701 Directors Blvd, Suite 510, Austin, Texas