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Trinity Health COPD Navigator/Pulmonary Rehab Coordinator in Livonia, Michigan

JOB SUMMARY

  • Accountable for the day-to-day operations of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) / Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.
  • Expertly performs a variety of pulmonary Rehab functions including testing modalities based on physician orders, lab protocols, and assessment of clinical condition
  • Identifying COPD patients who are at risk of re-admission due to poor management of their chronic condition.
  • Providing COPD patients tools to reduce frequent hospital readmissions.
  • The COPD Navigator provides comprehensive educational sessions to inpatients that have been diagnosed with COPD or any other chronic lung condition.
  • Responsible for providing follow-up calls to patients at various intervals to further support the use of provided resources and improved management of patients' chronic conditions .
  • Under general supervision, plan, manage and coordinate the Pulmonary Rehabilitation program.
  • Able to develop programs, policies and procedures and participates in their implementation; and evaluates program effectiveness.
  • Including the daily operations of the Pulmonary rehab program.
  • Effectively coordinates the Pulmonary rehab program and navigation of COPD patients, to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Effectively coordinates daily Pulmonary rehab schedule to maximize efficiency and productivity.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of Associate in Respiratory Care
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Minimum of six months clinical experience

  • COPD educator preferred
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS required

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Job Number: 00127199

Location: Livonia, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - St. Mary Hosp Livonia

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 36

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