Nurse Care Manager
Kent Hospital - CNE Physician Organization Job ID: 07604-X1647-002
The Nurse Care Manager, in conjunction with a care team, identifies and proactively manages the care needs of high-risk patients and other patients identified by the practice as needing targeted support within the primary care practice setting. The Nurse Care Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive screenings, assessment, and care coordination services with particular attention to transitions of care, disease education and self-management support. The Nurse Care Manager will be integrated into the patient centered medical home (PCMH), and will work in partnership with the health care team to promote the triple aim of reduced costs, improved health outcomes and increased patient satisfaction. The Nurse Care Manager will have frequent contact with primary care providers and other medical home team members and will actively participate in interdisciplinary patient-centered team meetings. The Nurse Care Manager will work with patients’ families and other caregivers as warranted by patient needs. Work will be documented and integrated into the office’s electronic medical record (EMR) system.
Bachelors degree in Nursing required, RI State Nursing License required. Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in a community health setting, public health, chronic disease management, community nursing, or case management. Certified as diabetic educator or in another chronic care area, preferably within 12 months of employment. Strong written, verbal and communication skills and ability to form collaborative partnerships across all service settings.