Position Spotlight: Recovery Care Coordinator

Bethany grew up in Plant City, FL and moved to Greenville, SC two years ago. She loves the actual change of the seasons! She enjoys being outside with her family doing anything on land or water.

What does a Recovery Care Coordinator (RCC) do at Contessa?

As a Recovery Care Coordinator, I give patients the opportunity to recover in their own homes while still receiving hospital-level care.

Briefly describe a day in the life as an RCC.

I collaborate with Physicians to ensure patients receive the best care in their homes to recover and heal. RCC’s coordinate care to the patient’s home which includes medication coordination, nursing, doctor’s visits, and various therapies.

Why did you choose a career in nursing?

I choose a career in nursing because I had a passion to help people and wanted to be able to use my voice to educate the sick to help them get better. I want to provide my patients with enough knowledge to manage their conditions and live a better quality of life.

How does Home Recovery Care differ from a traditional nursing job?

Home Recovery Care differs from other nursing jobs because we are changing the way that hospital-level care will be delivered in the future.

What is the best part of your job?

The best part of my job is seeing how grateful our patients are to go home to receive care and not have to stay in the hospital. They are so appreciative of the services that we have provided for them in their home.

What is the most challenging part of your job? 

The most difficult part of my job is not being able to help all patients.

What inspires you to come to work every day?

Seeing the change that I am helping to pave in today’s healthcare world along with working with my patients who have the opportunity to recover at home.