Job: LPN - Case Coordinator Days Per Diem

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Job Description

LPN - Case Coordinator Days Per Diem


Job-Nursing Support
Daily Schedule-1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-0
Weekends Required -None

Job Summary

Coordinates and oversees the collaborative care of patients referred to the Franciscan Health System (FHS) Spine Center for the treatment of back pain under the direction of a physician or ARNP.  Works with primary care providers (e.g. physicians, pharmacists, diagnostic imaging technicians, and physical/occupational therapists) to offer guided access to the range of orthopedic and neurological services that spinal patients need.  Manages the on-going care of spine center patients and assess the needs and requirements for the best possible outcome consistent with the scope of licensure and the standards/procedures of the Franciscan Health System (FHS).  


Work includes:  1) guiding the patient through the process of intake, diagnosis, treatment and discharge from care; 2) ensuring all referrals and treatment plans are sent to the appropriate specialist, department, or primary care physician; 3) coordinating resources to facilitate the achievement of desired clinical and financial outcomes; and 4) working with community services and/or government agencies to assist patient with on-going medical needs


Essential Job Functions

Guides the patient through the intake, diagnosis, treatment and discharge process in collaboration with other healthcare providers in the Spine Center team, the patient and family.

* Performs patient intake and discharge activities, including taking vital signs and turning around rooms between patients.

* Observes general and specific physical and behavioral signs and symptoms   indicative of change in patient’s condition in accordance with established procedures and standards of care. Recognizes implications of change, takes appropriate action within designated scope of responsibility and reports to ARNP.

* Advocates, on behalf of patients and caregivers, for service access and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights; advocates on behalf of the organization to promote safety, quality and appropriate resource utilization.

Education/Work Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited Practical Nursing program (or equivalent recognized military training), and two years of related clinical work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.  Case management work experience is strongly preferred.


* Possession of a current Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

* Current healthcare provider BLS certification.


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Requisition Number


CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center