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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Health Coach Rosewood WellMed East Austin TX

Austin, TX 78701
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  • Job Code
    836795

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) 

 

WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

 

The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life.  The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. The Healthcare Coordinator works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a LVN/LPN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with the providers and clinic staff  to identify patients with chronic disease diagnoses.
  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with stable chronic care conditions by:
    • performing focused assessment of chronic care conditions
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting
    • providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
    • creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
  • Supports transition of the patient with stable chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:
    • performing focused assessment of transitional needs
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • reviewing contingency plan
    • providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
    • assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
  • Notifies providers and/or supervising RN of changes to patient's health condition
  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices
  • May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

 

WellMed at Rosewood/Near HWY35 and 11th St., 78202, East Austin, TX

 

 

 

 

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Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-10-07

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Health Coach Rosewood WellMed East Austin TX

UnitedHealth Group
Austin, TX 78701

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