Clinical RN Case Manager

Location:

Kotzebue, Alaska

Status:

Full-Time

Program:

Outpatient Services

Housing Priority:

N/A

Covered:

N/A

Range:

N/A

About the Role

The Clinical RN Case Manager will promote health care delivery across the continuum that will enhance the client’s quality of life, decrease fragmentation of care, while efficiently utilizing resources and containing cost. They will provide professional nursing care to patients in the outpatient setting in compliance with professional nursing standards and case management standards of practice.  The Clinical RN Case Manager will use a process that includes screening and case finding, comprehensive multidimensional assessment, care/discharge planning, connection with available resources, implementation of the plan, and on going monitoring and re-assessment. The plan sets goals and time frames for achieved goals that are appropriate to the individual and his/her family and are agreed upon by the family and the treatment team. This position reports directly to the Outpatient Services Program Manager.

Minimum Requirements

An Associate or Diploma in Nursing from an Accredited College. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska with at least two years Med/Surg experience and additional Case Management experience preferred. Must be able to pass the core competencies assigned to this position and maintain the educational requirements of the department. Ability to utilize various computer programs, including EHR/RPMS, Microsoft Office, and Excel database programs, iCare, CMET, AFHCAN, Vidyo, and Cerner. Demonstrates a wide theory base and sound clinical skills in order to interact in an effective manner with physicians, health team members, community agencies, and clients/families with diverse opinions, values, and religious and cultural ideals. Ability to work autonomously with little direction and be directly accountable for practice. Demonstrates leadership qualities including time management, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, decision making, priority setting, work delegation, and work organization. Ability to lift up to 70 pounds and spend long periods of time standing or walking. Employee may be exposed to communicable diseases and hazardous materials.