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Patient Care Coordinator / Enteral Coordinator

Medical Administrative | Seattle, WA | Temp to Perm

Job Description

Patient Care Coordinator - Tukwila
InGenesis Solutions has a unique opportunity available for a Patient Care Coordinator to join our client located in Tukwila, WA. As the Patient Care Coordinator, you will be supporting enteral nutrition patients by coordinating the provision of formula and supplies in an accurate and timely basis. Maintains a cohesive relationship with all related enteral staff to maximize the effectiveness of the nutrition program.

  • ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Performs monthly monitoring of enteral patients including review of supply inventory by completing the Enteral Log (FR-Nutr-110) and reports any problems or non-compliance to the appropriate staff member.  

  • Coordinates scheduling and delivery of supplies by placing orders in McKesson or other distributor(s), prints delivery tickets and all other steps involved in the process.  

  • Provides patients with supplies within guidelines established and promotes formulary conversion where indicated.  

  • Communicates with Pump Coordinator on feeding pump needs, problems, issues and helps ensure accurate tracking of enteral therapy equipment.

  • Schedules enteral pump swaps for yearly maintenance as required by ACHC and as needed and contacts patients at conclusion of therapy to arrange for equipment pick up.

  • Maintains current enteral orders, tracks expiration dates and contacts physician/physician offices for new/updated orders as appropriate.

  • Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the confidentiality of patient information.

  • Accepts other responsibilities and duties that may be assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have at least High School or GED experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Flexible and able to work effectively in multidisciplinary team

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology

  • MS office experience