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RN Care Coordinator - Spine Program

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Assesses and promotes the quality of patient care in collaboration with multidisciplinary team. Supports patients and families to address the following dimensions of care: education, psychosocial needs, advocacy, and continuity of care.

Provides continuity of care by ensuring smooth transitions between care settings. Develops a relationship with patient and their multidisciplinary team to facilitate and/or navigate through subsequent treatment and follow-up to reflect continuity of care.

Completes a nursing assessment to identify the patients individualized needs and collaborates with multidisciplinary team and other departments to develop an interdisciplinary plan of care.

Supports the patient and family by providing education, addressing psychosocial needs, advocating, providing continuity of care and identifying barriers to care. Navigates through the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the patient throughout the continuum of care.

Provides expert clinical advice to the multidisciplinary team in designing collaborative teaching plans/programs and in planning/providing patient/family education and discharge planning including wellness and health maintenance within designated specialty.

Coordinates timely, seamless, evidenced based care across the care continuum resulting in best patient outcomes.

Evaluates, selects or designs patient education materials on specific disease site programs. Provides education and outreach programs to patients, Aurora staff and to members of the community.

Assists leadership in developing program vision, goals and objectives. Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of quality programs that include best practice patient care outcomes including quality of life, and enhanced patient loyalty.

Scheduled Hours

Monday through Friday, 1st shift hour 

Monday - Wednesday will be on St. Luke's campus

Thursday & Friday will be at 84S.

Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices.


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 5 years of experience in clinical nursing that includes experience in nursing assessment, care plan development and in educating patients.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of the components of quality and acute patient care needs specifically related to the area in which care will be performed.Maintains clinical expertise to effectively manage physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs of patients throughout the care continuum. Excellent analytical and interpersonal communication skills necessary to negotiate with families, patient, physicians and third party payers. Demonstrated ability to work well with physicians and other professionals in a direct and positive manner.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee , RN Care Coordinator - Spine Program, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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