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Nurse Care Manager

Job ID: 950414
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Nurse Care Manager is responsible for coordination of the  plan of care through collaboration with the  provider, the interdisciplinary team, the patient and family.

The Nurse Care Manager facilitates the  plan of care with the underlying objective of enhancing the quality of patient care, optimizing clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. In addition, the Nurse  Care Manager helps drive change by identifying areas where performance improvement is needed (e.g., day to day workflow, education, process improvements and patient satisfaction).

The Nurse Care Manager is accountable for a designated patient caseload and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of  service, promote efficient utilization of resources and ensure a well organized and safe  plan of care is established for every patient.

Responsibilities

Manage, coordinate, and facilitate patient care progression throughout the continuum.

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the  care needs for patients in assigned caseload.

Participates in performance improvement activities.

Inpatient Nurse  Care Managers: Meets directly with the patient/family to perform discharge planning assessments and coordinates with the Inpatient Social Work Care Manager to proactively address complex psychosocial issues and barriers to efficient discharge planning. Utilizes SMART transitions to ensure signs and symptoms to seek care are reviewed, medication reconciliation is completed, a post discharge provider follow up appointment is arranged, results reviewed, and teach back is conducted.

Ambulatory Care Managers- Utilizes SMART transitions to ensure signs and symptoms to seek care are reviewed, medication reconciliation is completed, ongoing provider follow up appointments are arranged, results reviewed, and teach back is conducted. Coordinates primary and secondary prevention opportunities that promote early identification and intervention for populations assigned.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

BSN in nursing from an accredited college or university required with 2 years clinical experience.

RN licensure in the State of NC or hold a Temporary License as a Registered Nurse in NC

Evidence of a high level of skill in critical thinking, assessment, identification of problems, care planning, utilization.

CPR certification may be required depending on work location

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.

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