Case Coordinator - Home Care

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES

  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.


Part-time

Day Shift


Position Summary:


Case manages and coordinates the daily care of long-term (> 60 day stay) home care patients and their families.  Initiates and updates plan of care for assigned patients on an ongoing basis.  Contributes to a comprehensive program of quality assessment and improvement for clinical services.  Collaborates with the Clinical Nurse Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Educator, staff, patients/caregivers, providers, and other patient care team members within the community in order to meet the needs patients/caregivers. Serves as a resource person for staff and patients/families.



Qualifications:


Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Ohio. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) required or must be enrolled in an approved program with expected graduation within 5 years of hire.  Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience with at least one (1) year of home care experience is required.    Professional certification, computer competency, and pediatric experience preferred.  Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills required.  CPR certification required.  Must possess the ability to deal effectively with stress, multiple tasks, noise and interruptions.  


Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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