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Nurse Case Manager - School Health Program

Vidant Medical Center
Greenville

Job Description

About Vidant Medical Center
Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

Responsibilities
Accountable for developing, facilitating services, and partnering with community resources to address the needs of an assigned population.
Develops and facilitates services that provide education, screening, and advanced assessments for assigned population throughout the continuum of care.
Consults with other community agencies and committees to identify potential resources for resolving client's health, psychosocial, or financial problems.
Functions as a liaison to external agencies and shares information to others, which may impact care and/or services of clients.
Performs other appropriate duties as assigned. (ex. Disaster relief and other community based promotion activities.)
Uses nursing judgment to provide case management services to assigned population. Accurately identifies and prioritizes 'at risk' patient population.
Collaborates with patient, caregivers, physicians, and other providers to develop a comprehensive plan of care. Assures implementation of care plans throughout the continuum of care to include a variety of settings (i.e. home, school, work site, clinic).
Effectively communicates care plans and other client-related activities both verbally and in writing to appropriate personnel and agencies.
Utilizes clinical skills and assessments to work autonomously in multiple inpatient and outpatient settings .
Communicates with physicians and other health care team members regarding necessary changes to care plan that promote optimal medical, academic, and behavior performance.
Demonstrates the ability to use teaching, learning, and counseling skills. Promotes empowerment of patient in self management of disease.
Coordinates and develops educational opportunities/programs related to assigned population for a variety of stakeholders (i.e. the healthcare system, school system, community, employers, health departments patients and their families.
Develops and conducts educational opportunities that promote 'best practice' in the management of various populations.
Serves as clinical preceptor/evaluator for various disciplines. Coordinates primary and secondary prevention opportunities that promote early identification and intervention for various populations.
Provides leadership in population based health improvement. Develops and implements programs or projects which facilitate the attainment of corporate goals.
Responsible for the development of strategic long range plans in the area of specialization.
Participates in the replication of program services throughout the region and state by providing opportunities to increase the knowledge of population-based health initiatives. Uses principles of disease management to facilitate improvement in patient outcomes.
Maintains clinical knowledge and skills. Keeps abreast of current/new clinical issues. Participates in professional organizations.
Advances clinical expertise through attendance at conferences, reading journals, etc.
Utilizes advanced nursing assessments skills to evaluate and communicate the effectiveness of comprehensive plan of care.
Maintains a professional network among colleagues. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient.
Promotes and participates in quality improvement (QI) activities and clinical research.
Minimum Requirements
BS in Nursing is Required. Master's Degree Preferred.
Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina or holding a Class P temporary license as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina For School Health Services, certification from the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) required within three years from the date of employment.
More than 3 years but less than 4 years previous or related work experience is necessary. At least two years experience in direct client care to acute and chronically ill clients in outpatient and inpatient settings. Knowledge of managed care and population-based disease management concepts and strategies. Evidence of progressive leadership and advanced teaching and communication skills essential.

Other Information
1 full time vacancy, days.
Salary capped at $25/hr.

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.
Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

Contact Information
For additional information, please contact:
Anita Eakes, Recruiter
Email: aeakes@vidanthealth.com

or
Tammy Wilkins, Recruiting Coordinator
Email: tammy.wilkins@vidanthealth.com

Employment Type

Full-Time

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