The Care Coordinator performs activities that are system-focused, ensuring the care is seamless across providers and the care continuum. Care coordination is the task of bridging gaps between facilities, specialists, labs, community resources, and primary care. This position coordinates and manages all the non-nurse patient case-loads, working with the providers on clinic day by providing clinical support with order entry, coordination of appointments for pre transplant and post transplant appointments and procedures to a specialized patient population. This position reviews patient records with the provider in order to provide coordination of the patient needs during clinic visit and through the episode of cancer treatment. The incumbent takes direction from nurse coordinators and physicians, but must use independent judgment in implementation of those directions. The incumbent helps to build and maintain good working relationships with the internal institutional departments that provide services to the CHM patients.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm