Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Nurse Care Manager Job

Job Number: RIH18147

Job Title: Nurse Care Manager

Department: Primary Care Medical - 1012420

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing and licensed RN in the State of Rhode Island required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required for external candidates.
Must obtain Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator (CDOE) within 1 year of hire.
Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and web-based applications) including electronic medical records.
Knowledge of community resources preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging process, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
Strong professional level of knowledge and comprehensive clinical assessment skills in the adult population and chronic disease management.
Proficient in communication skills and inter-personal relationship building.
Spanish language proficiency preferred.
CPR certification required.


EXPERIENCE:
Two (2) years of current experience as a Nurse Care Manager in an outpatient or primary care setting or 3 years of recent experience in an ambulatory care setting is required.
Additionally, three (3) to (5) years of experience working with primary care providers in a community health setting, public health, chronic disease management, community nursing, care management is preferred.


Under the general supervision of the Program Manager Care Coordination, the Nurse Care Manager will work on a multidisciplinary healthcare team in a primary care setting. The Nurse Care Manager is a Registered Nurse, responsible for providing assessment, care coordination services, comprehensive screenings, disease education and self-management support to high risk patients and patients with chronic health conditions. The Nurse Care Manager collaborates with providers, healthcare team members, community resources and the patient and their support system to develop care plans, facilitate development of patient self-management skills, establish behavior change goals, and manage transitions of care outreach and follow-up. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership and respect.