Patient Care Coordinator
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Patient Care Coordinator participates as an integral member of the interdisciplinary care team at ANHC. Key roles are coordination of services for panel patients, focusing on those whose face particular difficulty with navigating the healthcare system, management of specialty referrals and supports patients in self-care and identifying relevant community resources. The Patient Care Coordinator collaborates with and outreaches to outside service providers to provide seamless transitions of care and provides patient education while assisting with access to applicable resources. The Patient Care Coordinator works within the context of a primary care medical home, from a team approach, and in continuous partnership with families and the health care team to promote timely access to needed care, comprehensive and continuity of care, and the enhancement of patient well-being. Panel patients may vary by panel, and may include patients experiencing homelessness, pregnancy, HIV, mental health issues and other chronic diseases and/or social issues. The Patient Care Coordinator is expected to be willing and able to provide services for all types of patients with compassion and in a non-judgmental way.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience in a health related field, health education, and/or nursing.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE: Licensed clinical professional preferred, relevant experience may be substituted. Knowledge of specific disease and lifestyle related topics such as smoking cessation, weight management, nutrition, pre-post natal care, stress reduction and chronic conditions preferred.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Bilingual preferred.
HIRING RANGE: $18.32 - $22.89
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 2
LOCATION: Anchorage, AK
LAST UPDATED ON: March 31, 2021