Registered Nurse, RN, Healthcare Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Insurance

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17
Helotes, TX
Less than 5 years experience
Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/25/17

Position Description

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)   WellMed at San Jose  / near SE Military Dr., 78214, next to the Planet Fitness behind the Walmart
The Healthcare Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. The Healthcare Manager acts as a resource for clinic staff. The Healthcare Manager works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a RN license of the applicable state board of nursing.   Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients at high risk
  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with chronic care conditions by: a. performing assessment of health conditions, performing medication reconciliation, conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting, providing patient education, creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
  • Supports transition of the patient with chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by: a. performing assessment of transitional needs, performing medication reconciliation, establishing and reviewing contingency plan, providing patient education, assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
  • Coordinate with providers to establish or update plan of care
  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices
  • May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Associate’s degree in Nursing with four or more years of experience
  • Registered Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice in the state of employment
  • Current BLS certification
  • 2 or more years of experience in a physician’s office, clinical or hospital setting
  • Knowledge of chronic diseases, especially COPD / asthma, diabetes, CHF and IHD
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact productively with individuals and with multidisciplinary teams
  • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience related to patient education and / or motivational interviewing skills and self-management goal setting

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