Accountable for developing, facilitating services, and partnering with community resources to address the needs of an assigned population.
Develops and facilitates services that provide education, screening, and advanced assessments for assigned population throughout the continuum of care.
Consults with other community agencies and committees to identify potential resources for resolving client's health, psychosocial or financial problems.
Functions as a liaison to external agencies and shares information to others, which may impact care and/or services of clients.
Performs other appropriate duties as assigned. (ex. Disaster relief and other community based promotion activities).
Uses nursing judgment to provide case management services to assigned population. Accurately identifies and prioritizes 'at risk' patient population.
Collaborates with patient, caregivers, physicians, and other providers to develop a comprehensive plan of care. Assures implementation of care plans throughout the continuum of care to include a variety of settings (i.e. home, school, worksite, clinic).
Effectively communicates care plans and other client-related activities both verbally and in writing to appropriate personnel and agencies.
Communicates with physicians and other health care team members regarding necessary changes to care plan that promote optimal medical, academic and behavior performance.
Coordinates and develops educational opportunities/programs related to assigned population for a variety of stakeholders(i.e. the healthcare system, school system, community, employers, health departments patients and their families).
Develops and conducts educational opportunities that promote 'best practice' in the management of various populations.
Serves as clinical preceptor/evaluator for various disciplines. Coordinates primary and secondary prevention opportunities that promote early identification and intervention for various populations.
Provides leadership in population based health improvement. Develops and implements programs or projects which facilitate the attainment of corporate goals.
Responsible for the development of strategic long range plans in the area of specialization.
Participates in the replication of program services throughout the region and state by providing opportunities to increase the knowledge of population-based health initiatives. Uses principles of disease management to facilitate improvement in patient outcomes.
Promotes and participates in quality improvement (QI) activities and clinical research.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing is required.
Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina. For the School Health Program certification from the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) required within three years from the date of employment.
3 - 4years clinical experience with at least 2years experience providing direct patient care to acute and chronically ill patients in out-patient and in-patients settings. Evidence of progressive leadership experience is essential.
The following is a substitution for the BSN degree requirement. AssociateDegree prepared nurses who are willing to contract to enroll in school within two years of employment and complete BSN requirements within 5years of employment meet the education reqirements for this position.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
1 full time vacancy, 36hours per week.