RN Care Manager – Valley Medical Center – Newcastle, WA

  • RN Care Manager
  • 2022-0901
  • Newcastle Primary Care
  • Newcastle Clinic
  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Newcastle, WA

Job Description:

Job Description

Clinic Network

The position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet the changing needs of the organization.

TITLE: RN Care Manager

JOB OVERVIEW: Use of the nursing process in managing populations/diseases/conditions; assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating, screening and rescreening and coordinating care for the purpose of supporting patients and families to live their most healthy life.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT:Clinic Network

HOURS OF WORK: Typically Monday – Friday; Hours may vary to meet department and patient needs.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Clinic Manager

PREREQUISITES:

  • BSN preferred

  • CCTM certification is to be completed within one year of hire unless additional time is needed to meet the eligibility requirements for primary care. Specialty specific certification is acceptable for specialty clinics and to be completed within one year unless additional time is need to meet the eligibility requirements. Specialty curriculum hours and content must be equivalent to CCTM.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ability to assess, problem solve, and effectively make decisions.

UNIQUE PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Disease Management

  • Communicates with a multidisciplinary team (physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, etc.) as needed to assist with disease/conditions management.

  • Utilizes patient communication strategies, e.g. motivational interviewing, to involve the patient in developing a plan of care, goals or other specific measures pertinent to their health condition.

  • Utilization Management

    • Possesses analytical skills to assess various patient utilization measures, such as ED, Urgent Care and Hospital Visits.

  • Monitors monthly quality measures, looks for trends, and works collaboratively with the Medical Director and Clinic Manager on process improvement.

  • Participates, as a clinic team member, in Quality Improvement Projects, Initiatives and other clinic activities.

  • Assists with regulatory readiness and staff compliance (The Joint Commission, DOH, OSHA, etc).

  • Patient Safety

Revised: 2/19

Grade: NC27

FLSA: E

CC: Varies

Job Qualifications:

PREREQUISITES:

  • BSN preferred

  • CCTM certification is to be completed within one year of hire unless additional time is needed to meet the eligibility requirements for primary care. Specialty specific certification is acceptable for specialty clinics and to be completed within one year unless additional time is need to meet the eligibility requirements. Specialty curriculum hours and content must be equivalent to CCTM.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ability to assess, problem solve, and effectively make decisions.

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