Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Nursing Care Manager Job

Job Number: MSO12970

Job Title: Nursing Care Manager

Department: Medical Home - 8033502

Facility: Management Services Org

Location: Providence, RI

Current licensure to practice as Registered Nurse in Rhode Island, or in another state that participates in Nurse Licensure Compact.

Demonstrated 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.

EXPERIENCE:

At least three years professional nursing experience in community health setting, public health, chronic disease management or community nursing. Experience should demonstrate thorough knowledge of chronic disease management, with demonstrated effectiveness in coordinating patient care with primary care providers. Case management experience with patient care coordination and disease management/education preferred. Experience with specific patient population served by particular practice is required – e.g. pediatric or adult/geriatric.


Under general supervision of medical home physician champion, and working within primary care practice setting, provides comprehensive screenings, assessment, care coordination services, disease education and self-management support to patients with chronic health conditions (such as coronary artery disease, depression and diabetes). Participates as member of multidisciplinary healthcare team to develop Patient-Centered Medical Home environment for patient-centered care. Works collaboratively with physicians and others to achieve desired cost and quality outcomes.