Job ID: 953801
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2021
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.
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.
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.
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