Patient Care Coordinator Job Description

Patient Care Coordinator Job Description

July 23rd, 2019

A Patient Care Coordinator, also known as a Healthcare Coordinator, manages the time schedules and workload of the care team specifically in charge of patient care.

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We are looking for a Patient Care Coordinator with management and administrative experience in setting goals, managing time schedules, and maintaining consistent workload programs for healthcare workers who provide patient care.

To be successful as a Patient Care Coordinator, you should possess excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate and manage a group of healthcare workers. You should ensure the highest level of quality service for patients who are under the care of the team you manage.

Patient Care Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular staff meetings with the care team.
  • Motivate staff to maintain high standards of patient care.
  • Draw up and implement work schedules for staff.
  • Ensure that every patient is accounted for in the Patient Care Program.
  • Ensure a balanced workload for every worker in the care team.
  • Oversee the work of the care team by performing quality assurance checks.
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends in health care by attending seminars and sharing this information with the team.
  • Keep accurate records of patient care and staff schedules.
  • Follow HR Guidelines to compile work schedules for the care team.

Patient Care Coordinator Requirements:

  • Undergraduate diploma or Degree in Nursing, Administration, Social Work or similar.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Patient Care Coordinator.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Healthcare Assistant, Auxilliary Nurse, Registered Nurse or similar.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • A professional appearance.
  • A compassionate and caring persona.

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