Population Health Care Manager Nurse (RN)

Lebanon, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 68744

 

Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Monday - Friday

8am - 4:30pm

Job Description:

RN  Under general supervision, the Population Health Care Manager Nurse coordinates and monitors the health needs of patients, such as pain, symptom management, behavioral health, DME’s, home health, assistance with daily living, and/or community resources. The Care Manager works closely with patients, caregivers, family members, physicians, hospital care managers, and ancillary service providers to achieve the patient’s maximum functional potential. This position provides on-going support through comprehensive assessment and care planning. The care manager ensures patient’s cases are in compliance with regulatory guidelines.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Utilize Motivational Interviewing techniques as a patient-centered approach to activate patients in self-management of their chronic conditions with the goal of improved symptom management and interruption of a negative disease trajectory
  2. Maintain a caseload of patients according to department policies.
  3. Meet patients in their home, primary care office, and other locations as identified.
  4. Identify, enroll and manage patients in program for Complex Case Management/Chronic Disease Management
  5. Develop and implement care plans to maximize healthcare outcomes and facilitate wellness with periodic review and update according to department protocols.
  6. Perform medication review and teach-back to ensure patient understanding and ability to adhere to medical regimen.
  7. Collaborate with PCPs, Specialists, and Hospitalists to effectively implement a patient-centered care plan.
  8. Perform patient outreach according to established protocols and document in electronic medical record.
  9. Identify, execute, and track needed referrals to care and community resources
  10. Provide resource management to improve care, patient experience and reduce unnecessary cost and utilization: right care, right place, right time.
  11. Assist patient in advanced care planning to complete Advanced Directives.
  12. Documents member’s assessments, care plans, goals and interventions in electronic medical management system according to NCQA standards.
 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3-5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Field Of Expertise:
    • Utilization management, case management, or clinical nursing specialty
    • Medicare and Medicaid experience required
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)