Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Nurse Care
Coordinator to work at our Belleville, IL and Granite City, IL
locations, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
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Participate in all required staff development activities,
including necessary trainings, supervision, and staff meetings.
Provide care coordination services for patients, including the
coordination of assessment and treatment information with patient’s
primary care, behavioral care, specialty care, hospitals, emergency
departments, psychiatry providers and other medical/behavioral
providers working with the patient as well as with families,
referrals sources, schools, and/or other professionals, with
periodic guidance and oversight. And timely document all activities
in the patient record.
Develop and foster professional working relationships with referral
sources; conduct meetings with major providers and referral
sources, as needed.
Under the direction of CFHC providers (physicians and advanced
practice nurses) communicate test results to patients/and or
Follow-up with patients within 48 business hours of a prompt care
visit, emergency department visit or hospitalization discharge.
Work with patient both in person or over the phone to remind and
review their plan of care and progress toward their goals.
Manage referrals to insure patients have completed the initial
visit as well as follow-up care as recommended by their referral
Participate in program development activities to improve services
to patients and community, including making regular recommendations
regarding the improvement of service with particular emphasis on
audit studies and Quality Improvement. May include helping develop
training protocols for new staff and/or participating in
Operate professionally within a multi-disciplinary team setting and
provide clinical guidance to less experiences staff/interns;
includes consistent modeling of the Mission, Vision, and Values of
Chestnut Health Systems.
Function as a team member by providing LPN support and back-up to
nursing staff as necessary.
Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer
Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all
organizational information gained in the course of performing job
responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and
Perform other duties as assigned, required or specifically
negotiated with supervisor.
Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse, licensed in the state of
High School diploma, nursing school certificate, and five (5) years
post license experience in family practice, pediatrics, health
center, behavioral health or other applicable medical setting also
Prior experience in care coordination or case management
Must be skilled in providing care coordination for patients who
have co-occurring primary care and behavioral health
Must have knowledge of community medical/behavioral health
resources and possess the interpersonal skills to help patients
access resources, foster professional working relationships with
staff from these resources and coordinate care across
internal/external providers and organizations.
Must be team-oriented and willing to work in a multidisciplinary
Excellent communication (written and verbal), time-management, and
organizational skills are required.
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
Outlook, e-prescribing and an electronic medical record (EMR).
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability
insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time off
benefits, and more.
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Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled