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Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Program Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado

Job ID68140LocationAurora, ColoradoFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter and are consistently recognized among the nation's top 10 pediatrichospitals by U.S. News & World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: Level Three-AmbulatoryHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: M-F, 8a-5p with off hour coverage, including nights, weekendand holiday coverage depending on the needs of the patients and organization.Job OverviewThe Clinical Program Coordinator is an expert nurse who assumes responsibilityand accountability for program coordination and care coordination for aspecific patient population. The Clinical Program Coordinator works acrossdisciplines to develop, support, and implement programs and strategies forcare to improve health outcomes for a specific program or population ofpatients. Areas of focus include program development, communication,sharing of information, hand offs, transitions, advocacy, patient andfamily guidance, education, resources, and population specificexpertise. The Clinical Program Coordinator provides guidance and support tostaff in the management, provision and coordination of care in their area ofexpertise. The care coordinator assesses, plans, implements, coordinatesand evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the family and othermembers of the health care team. This individual works to ensure thatpatients move along the health care continuum, promoting quality care andpatient/family engagement through appropriate, cost-effectiveinterventions while working closely with patients, families, careproviders, coResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Assists all patients and families through the healthcare system by acting as apatient advocate and navigator.Utilizes care coordination process by:assessing patient/family needs in hospital, home, or other community locationestablishing and implementing a plan to proactively facilitate achievement ofcare plan goals through communication with patient/family and health careteam to coordinate careongoing planning to achieve individualized patient/family care plans and goalsevaluating patient/family outcomes to continuously update the patient goalsand the care plandocumenting plan of care goals, progress towards goals, and interventionssharing with relevant providers and the familylinking families to relevant community providers/services, school-basedservices, parent support and advocacy groupsSupports the family to become engaged and active participants in theirchild's health care program and partnering with the family to provide theirown care coordination whenever appropriate.Provides ongoing support to patient/family as needed and helps to facilitateshared decision making between the family and heal