Lead Care Coordinator
Company: Peak Vista
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 21, 2022
Title:Lead Care Coordinator
Department Location:Health Center at Jet Wing, 1815 Jet Wing Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Category:Nursing / Allied Health / Clinical Support
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care
organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to
people facing access barriers through clinical programs and
education. We provide integrated health care services to include
medical, dental and behavioral health throughout 28 outpatient
health centers within El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, and Kit
Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong "Hospitality"
culture. Our organization has over 900 employees and serves more
than 94,000 patients annually in the Pikes Peak and East Central
regions of Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation
Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Compensation (Pay): $21.11 to $30.61/hourly, based on
Summary of Benefits:
+ Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD
+ 403(b) Retirement with Company Match
+ Paid Time Off
+ Tuition Assistance
+ Perks Rewards
+ Employee Assistance Program
Job Summary: Helps provide access to the right care, at the right
time, in the right order, in the right setting with the right
documentation. Works as a liaison between all modes of care.
Responsible for working with the whole Care Coordination team in an
interdepartmental effort to wrap around high-risk patients.
Responsible for assisting high-risk patients in achieving maximum
wellness through a collaborative, interdisciplinary process
involving the patient, family and/or caregivers as well as
providers and other support staff. This process includes
assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy through
communication and the identification of available resources.
Assists high-risk patients in identifying and obtaining services
necessary to meet their overall needs and goals. This will in turn
promote quality and cost-effective outcomes. High-risk factors may
include more than one of the following: Age Poor pain control
Previous home health and durable medical equipment usage Lack of
social support Suicide Risk Chronic, catastrophic, terminal illness
History of abuse, neglect Homelessness Transitional needs Poor
nutritional status Financial concerns Repeated emergency department
visits and/or hospitalizations Low functional status or cognitive
deficit Co-morbid health conditions Mental illness or substance
abuse Pervasive history of Guideline Non-Adherence Other identified
high risk factors Demonstrates competency using technology to
include, but not limited to, the Electronic Health Record, Outlook,
and Microsoft Office. Maintains documentation of all interactions
accurately and completely. Assesses client's psychosocial needs
including health literacy status and care deficits (safety concerns
and home layout barriers) and makes the appropriate referral for
services. Assesses patient's willingness to change. Coordinates
care planning with client, family, or caregiver to maximize health
care outcomes. Facilitates access to quality and cost-effective
care. Coordinates and follows-up on referrals. Advocates and builds
rapport with community agencies. Coordinates communication and
education with members of the health care team. Educates the Care
Team about community resources, and psychological or socioeconomic
supports. Schedules patients as appropriate. This position involves
driving to clients' homes or to various community locations for
assessment, care planning, or follow-up. Scope of authority
includes: providing resource coordination, follow up, patient
education, and self-management education services to patients.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervision Exercised: None
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Spanish bilingual preferred.
Education/Experience: Minimum 4-year degree in human service field
or related medical field OR equivalent experience required.
Work Experience: Three years' experience in case management, crisis
intervention or client-centered counseling and extensive knowledge
of community resources required.
*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening;
which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free
workplace an an Equal Opportunity Employer.
**PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification
Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares
information from an employee's I-9 to data from the U.S. Department
of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To
learn more, visit: everify.com
In order to protect the health and safety of our workforce,
patients, and communities we serve, Peak Vista Community Health
Centers (PVCHC) now requires all employees to provide proof of full
vaccination for COVID-19 or apply for and be granted a medical
and/or religious exemption. For more information on PVCHC's
response to COVID-19, please visit our website at
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