Care Coordinator

Nc Behavioral Health Sys
La Salle, IL Full-time
Posted on September 7, 2019

North Central Behavioral Health Systems

Care Coordinator Positions

LaSalle, Bureau, Marshall, Putnam, Stark and Fulton Counties in Illinois. Precedence Care Coordination Entity in partnership with NCBHS seeks candidates to coordinate the primary and other healthcare needs of managed care members. Minimum of Bachelor's Degree Healthcare or social services experience preferred. 

Position Summary:

The Care Coordinator works in collaboration and continuous partnership with chronically ill or high‐risk patients and their family/caregiver(s), clinic/hospital/specialty providers and staff, and community resources in a team approach to:

  • Promote timely access to appropriate care
  • Increase utilization of preventative care
  • Reduce emergency room utilization and hospital readmissions
  • Increase comprehension through culturally and linguistically appropriate education
  • Create and promote adherence to a care plan, developed in coordination with the patient, primary care provider, and family/caregivers(s)
  • Increase continuity of care by managing relationships with tertiary care providers, transitions‐in‐care, and referrals  
  • Increase patients’ ability for self‐management and shared decision‐making
  • Provide medication reconciliation
  • Connect patients to relevant community resources, with the goal of enhancing patient health and well‐being, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing health care costs