Nurse Case Manager (RN) Windsor, NC

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916962

Vidant Bertie Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Bertie Hospital

Vidant Bertie Hospital is a six-bed critial access state-of-the-art facility located in Windsor, North Carolina that provides surgical, emergency and diagnostic services, specialty clinics and primary care clinics. Our primary care physician practice operates the Vidant Family Medicine - Windsor and we have a telemedicine link with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The Emergency Medicine Physicians see approximately 30 patients per day, as well a cover the 6 inpatient beds during nights and weekends. Our medical staff includes some of the finest primary care, internal medicine physicians and surgeons in the region.

Responsibilities

  • Uses the nursing process to perform case management services to assigned case load: completes initial client/family assessments and problem lists; accurately identifies and prioritizes patient problems; performs home, resident telemedicine and phone follow-up as indicated; collaborates with client, physicians and other providers to develop a comprehensive plan of care; effectively communicates care plans and other client-related activities both verbally and in writing to appropriate personnel and agencies; utilizies clinical skills and assessments to work autonomously in outpatient, community settings, and to communicate with physicians and other providers regarding alterations in the plan of care; demonstrates the ability use teaching, learning and counseling skills. 
  • Acts as a client advocate for the development of community resources: maintains a directory of available services by geographical area and updates others about new services; consults others to identify potential community resources for resolving client health, psycosocial, or financial problems; functions as liaison to external agencies and relays information to others, which may impact care and/or services of clients; demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient; develops and initiates cost savings strategies to achieve decrease in patient resource utilization.
  • Collaborates effectively with departmental/program staff to achieve goals and objectives: attends department/program meetings regularly; maintains productivity and optimum client caseload as negotiated with department director; ensures collection of data for outcomes and other studies as requested; provides information for maintenance of case management client database; supports efforts to implement disease management model.
  • Provides leadership in areas of clinical expertise: demonstrates effective interpersonal communication skills; develops and implements programs or projects which facilitate the attainment of corporate goals; facilitates productive meetings with interdisciplinary team members from across the system; develops strategic long-range plans in area of specialization; participates in financial planning for specialty care.
  • Maintains and advances knowledge and skills in area of specialization: participates in professional organizations; advances clinical expertise through attendance at conferences, reading journals, etc.; maintains a professional network among colleagues.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement (QI) activities: changes practice behavior as a result of data; encourages clinical problem identification and resolution activities; role models use of QI principles and techniques; identifies, addresses, and reports quality issues identified through data sources.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Current RN licensure inteh State of NC or hold a class P Temporary License as a Registered Nurse in NC.
  • Evidence of at least four years of clinical competence in providing direct nursing services to both acutely and chronically ill patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Evidence of a high level of skill in assessment, identification of problems, care planning, identification and development of community resources, and patient/family teaching.
  • Demonstration of strong communication/interpersonal skills, effective decision-making and problem-solving skills, flexibility and assertiveness, ability to use good judgment, and ability to work effectively with others.
  • Evidence of participation in career development for professional growth through use of literature, research and educational activities.

Preferred Requirements

  • BSN/Master's Degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • Evidence of progressive leadership experience either as a charge nurse or primary nurse essential.
  • Evidence of at least one year of previous experience as a nurse case manager or discharge planner with clients in the clinical specialty area desirable.

Other Information

  • Full-time exempt (salaried) position
  • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Mary Beth Hill, Human Resources Coordinator

Email: MBHill@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 794-6601

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