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Care Coordinator-Visiting Nurse Association

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 23730860

Posted On 10/31/2022

Job Overview


We are looking for a full-time Care Coordinator to work at the Visiting Nurse Association in Dubuque, IA. Work hours will be days, Monday - Friday, for 80 hours per pay period. There is no nights or weekends with this position.

The Care Coordinator assists in the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of medical services for a patient with emphasis on quality of care, continuity of services, and cost-effectiveness. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional knowledge and skills in the provision of care to patients and their families.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a  Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022  by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience  a culture  guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive  Total Rewards  program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and  development opportunities  is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.  


Community Outreach and Education

  • Knowledgeable about local community-based care programming and resources
  • Participation is local board meetings, interdisciplinary meetings, conferences, trainings, and community-based health events.

Patient Care Education and Delivery of Services

  • Evaluate patients progress through use of patient care plans
  • Provide patient centered care through clinic visits, home visits, and/or interdisciplinary conferences/meeting
  • Knowledgeable about social and economic forces that impact family relationships and stability, adult and child health, and age appropriate growth and development.
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.
  • Delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned program in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Understand impact of culture on patient’s health decisions; use that knowledge to improve health through education of patients and families.
  • Provides patient care updates and care plan monitoring to program coordinator
  • Participates in program check in and interagency staff meetings
  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.
  • Demonstrated knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

Program Development

  • Complete all program required trainings, meetings and educational events.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


High School Diploma

Bachelor of Arts in related field


Three (3) years of Public Health or hospital experience


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Area of Interest: Patient Services;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0;
  • Department: Private Duty;
  • Shift: Days, Monday - Friday, for 80 hours per pay period. There are no nights or weekends.;
  • Job ID: 119439;

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About the Company


UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees.  Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients.  We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.