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Care Coordinator - Women's Services - Posting #21-024

Company: Lifeline Connections
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Agency Background: Lifeline Connections is a not-for-profit agency that is recognized as a leading behavioral health treatment provider in Washington State, offering a full continuum of care for individuals who have a behavioral health condition. Lifeline Connections' patients receive an unprecedented level of care by highly skilled professionals who know how to help people find and sustain long-term recovery. For over fifty years Lifeline Connections has provided hope, help and healing to thousands of individuals in Washington State and within the Portland, Oregon metro area. Care Coordinator - Women's Services - Posting #21-024 Major Duties: This position provides care coordination to agency patients with co-morbidities and other barriers. Care Coordinators (CC) are designed to provide education and support to members with elevated risk and are elevated utilizers of health care services. In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently: Care coordinators will provide outreach and initial health assessments resulting in the development of a Health Action Plan (HAP). Additional health screens could include the Patient Activation or Caregiver Activation Measure (PAM/CAM), Body Mass Index (BMI), Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and the KATZ measure for activities of daily living. Other screens may be used as appropriate for care. The HAP will be updated at least every 4 months. .Reinforce Health Action Plan and supporting the beneficiary to attain short and long term goals. Motivational interviewing techniques will support goal setting. The CC will spend time advocating, educating and supporting the beneficiary and natural family supports to attain and improved self-management skills.CC will meet ongoing both in person and telephonically to support beneficiary and the beneficiary attainment of health care goals.Coordinating with the authorizing and health care or social service entities as necessary to maintain self-care and support the beneficiary's health action goals.Monitor and review beneficiary's knowledge of medication and medication use. Should educate beneficiary on signs and symptoms of complications and provide beneficiary sources of help if needed ( i.e. health plan nurse line, primary care providers, specialty providers etc)Should facilitate successful transition of care from inpatient to outpatient settings. Supporting discharge instructions, coordinating with specialty and primary providers, reviewing care environments, ensuring medication is understood and used appropriately.Care Coordinator will document patient progress and recommendations in the electronic health care system. All in person and telephonic encounters will also be documented.Other duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION Bachelor's degree in human sciences or related field or equivalent work experience; RN, CNA, LPN or SUDP certified preferred in Washington StateAbove average Microsoft Office skill setExperience working within health systems preferred. Experience with underserved, transient populationsUnencumbered driver's license and ability to become an approved driver per agency policy.Familiarly in Motivation Interviewing technique preferred.Strong communications skillsSalary: DOE Application Process:Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources. We will only accept resumes with a cover letter specifying the position title and posting number of the position you are applying for. For more information on this and other positions, please visit our website at The Benefits: Lifeline Connections is striving to be your employer of choice by offering our regular/full time employees a generous benefits package. The plan covers over 75% of medical, dental, and vision costs for the employee and all dependents. There are no out-of-pocket costs for co-pays, prescriptions, or deductible under the medical plan. We also have employer paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar for dollar up to 4%. On top of all that, our employees receive approximately 4 weeks of paid time off during their first year of employment (accrual rates increase with years of service), as well as 3 personal holidays and 10 paid holidays per year! Send us your resume and let's talk about you joining our team!

Keywords: Lifeline Connections, Vancouver , Care Coordinator - Women's Services - Posting #21-024, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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