Care Coordinator – LPN (Case Management) – Full-Time

Job Summary

  • Coordinates team-based care to provide health services to individuals, through effective partnerships with patients, their caregivers/families, community resources, providers, and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Coordinate and monitor the care for all patient needs from admission to post-discharge.
  • Works closely and maintains an open line of communication with UR regarding any changes of care or transfer/discharge plans. Help to monitor and adjust patient statuses based on changing needs and conditions.
  • Cover the UR department when the UR nurse is not available.
  • Review incoming Swing Bed referrals/packets for possible admission.
  • Coordinates continuity of care by providing timely transitions of care and referrals by sending timely discharge summaries/referrals to appropriate providers upon discharge.
  • Coordinates discharge and post-discharge services (i.e. home health, hospice, DME, follow-up appointments, referrals, etc.).
  • Answer all resident’s questions about their care, treatment plans, illness, and all other issues to the best of my ability.
  • Act as the patient’s advocate and voice concerning the POC.
  • Coordinate and monitor all services provided to the patient (i.e. PT, OT, ST, RT, nursing, social worker, physician, etc.) to ensure the patient receives appropriate services and documentation compliance.
  • Communicate regularly with interdisciplinary team members, follow interdisciplinary plans of care, and patient progression to ensure compliance and meeting insurance criteria.
  • Coordinate and monitor Weekly Interdisciplinary Team meetings.
  • Monitor and maintain, with providers, current admission certification forms.
  • Help with chart audits as needed.
  • May facilitate and attend meetings between patients, families, care teams, payers, and/or community resources as needed.
  • Compliance with HIPAA policy and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Current Louisiana Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in good standing.
  • Maintain current CPR/BLS certification.
  • Successfully complete hospital orientation.
  • Satisfactory completion of annual evaluation and competencies.
  • 1-2 years of experience in clinical care coordination, case management, or nursing home or home health care coordination preferred, but not required.


  • Proficient in verbal communication, electronic health records, email functions, communication technologies, organizational skills, and documentation of records.
  • Demonstrates evidence of essential needs/preferences of patients, excellent customer service, empathy/compassion skills, effective communication skills, goal-oriented/self-motivator/team player skills, collaboration skills, and patient/family member counseling skills to meet the needs/goals of the department and patients.
  • Able to handle stressful situations due to patient/family interactions.

Additional Information

  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Shift: M-F 8:00 – 4:30 PM
  • Pay to be discussed upon interview.
  • Reports to Director of Case Management/UR Nurse and C.N.O.
  • Closing Date: 7/1/24

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