Care Coordinator – NICU, Meridian

St. Luke's Health System

Internal Number: 67040


St. Luke’s Health System in Meridian is seeking a Care Coordinator to join our NICU team.

As a patient care coordinator, you will work collaboratively with the entire care team – both inpatient and outpatient – to facilitate safe transition from the hospital setting to home for NICU patients and families. We coordinate a variety of discharge needs ranging from equipment delivery, educating patients and/or family members, completing medication prior authorizations and collaborating with home health agencies in the community to name just a few. Though we are not doing bedside nursing, we are very active members of the patient care team by participating in family centered rounds, facilitating care conferences, and advocating for our patients and families. Skills that lead to success in this role are detail oriented, enjoy fast paced work environment, creative problem solving and ensuring family centered and comprehensive care of our littlest patients.

Schedule: FLEX

Monday – Friday

Shift: 8 hour shifts | 8 am – 5 pm (variable)

Includes every fourth weekend and rotating holidays

  • Works as clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher to facilitate collaborative management of patient care.
  • Works closely with physicians, nurses, social workers and a wide range of medical and non-medical professionals.
  • Ensures patient is progressing towards desired outcomes by monitoring care through assessment and/or patient records.
  • Determines need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations. Reviews therapist evaluations, treatment, objectives, and plans.
  • Develops patient care plans, evaluates and monitors progress, responds to patient and family needs. Serves as advocate when problems and issues arise.
  • Coordinates discharge and post-discharge requirements; orientates and trains family members; provides resources.
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions under the direction of a licensed physician.
  • Provides ongoing patient education on diagnosis, treatments, prognosis and medications.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Education: Bachelors’ of Nursing Degree
  • Experience: 2 years’s of RN experience
  • Licenses/Certifications: Current RN License in the State of Practice AND American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider certification

Why St. Luke’s

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

About Boise

Known as the “City of Trees,” Boise is Idaho’s capital city–both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise’s main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:

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*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.