Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Nurse Care Manager Job

Job Number: LCS13050

Job Title: Nurse Care Manager

Department: Contracting - 0014621

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

Graduate of a school of nursing, Baccalaureate in Nursing preferred (BSN), with current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurse’s primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Conformity to the Code of Professional Nurses. Understanding of the provisions of the Nurse Practice Act of the state of Rhode Island. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. Current BLS required. American Academy of Managed Care Nursing (CMCN) certification, certification as a Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CDOE) or other chronic care area preferred.


Excellent organizational skills, presentation skills, decision-making skills and ability to successfully prioritize multiple tasks.

EXPERIENCE:

Three to five years’ experience in either a community health setting, primary care practice setting coordinating patient care/disease management, public health, chronic disease management, community nursing or case management preferred.


The Nurse Care Manager reports to the Director of Clinical Operations and the Administrative Director for Primary Care and Clinical Integration. Under the general supervision of the Practice Physician Medical Director, and departmental policies, the Nurse Care Manager is integrated into the practice-based healthcare team to work in partnership to promote patient-centered care, maintaining frequent contact with the primary care providers and medical home team members. The Nurse Care Manager will enhance delivery of care and promote care while actively participating in interdisciplinary patient-centered team meetings and huddles/collaborative care rounds. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.