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Ambulatory Care Coordinator

Location: Bowie
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

To assess and identify patient needs to ensure that safety and high quality care is provided through nursing interventions, education, patient advocacy and coordination of services within an outpatient care setting.
The position description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions expected of an incumbent. It is not an exhaustive comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Principal Duties:
Population Health
1. Facilitates patient care services by managing and individualizing care for patients and their families.
2. Identifies patients overdue for visits, labs, or referrals and arranging for follow up services as appropriate.
3. Identifies patients not meeting clinical goals, (for example: BP control or glucose control, anticoagulant therapy) and arranging for follow-up services by protocol or as appropriate.
4. Creating patient, physician, and clinic level quality performance reports.
5. Conducts pre-visit chart review of patients including
a. Identification of all needed preventive health maintenance, immunizations, and chronic disease interventions.
b. Per protocol, initiate interventions before the patient sees a provider.
c. Completes pre-visit forms or initiates office visits forms to communicate the review to the provider.
6. Works with patients and families on Self-Management Support including:
a. Setting short and long-term goals for self-management of chronic disease.
b. Addressing medication adherence in patients not meeting outcome goals.
c. Works with patient to create an individualized plan for Health Behavior Change if deemed necessary.
i. Assessing and working on the patient’ readiness to change, the importance of change, and confidence in ability to change.
ii. Helping the patient to identify and overcome barriers.

Required: Current Maryland license in good standing as a Registered Nurse.
Life Support Certification: (Check all that apply)
Basic Life Support – Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Education/Knowledge (see attached explanation sheet)
Attained Level: Professional
Completed Course Work/Program: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Applicable Experience
Experience (years): Required: 3 - 5 years Preferred: 3 - 5 years
Experience (describe required & preferred): At least 3 years of nursing experience within specialty area and 1 year ambulatory care experience preferred.
Technical/Clinical Skills
Microsoft Office Suite Skill Level (see attached explanation sheet)
Word: Intermediate Excel: Intermediate
PowerPoint: Basic Access: [drop down menu]
Working knowledge of ICD-9 (Medical Coding)
Basic knowledge and working experience with Medical Terminology
Standard Office Equipment (list): Fax, xerox, scanners, printers, telephones
Medical Equipment (list): BP Machine, Stetescope, Blood glucose, scales
Communication Skills & Abilities (see attached explanation sheet)
Select highest applicable level: Effective Oral/Written Skills and Provide Empathy

Keywords: UOFMARYLANDMEDSYS, Bowie , Ambulatory Care Coordinator, Other , Bowie, Maryland

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