Nursing Care Manager

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.


BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

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.



WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Exposed to normal patient care environment with frequent standing walking and sitting.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None. Provides functional guidance to professional nurses and ancillary staff as appropriate.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Management Services Org USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Part Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30A-5:00P

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