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RN Care Manager- New Dimensions in Health Care

Amsterdam, NY
R.N. Care Manager

Location: Amsterdam, NY
FLSA: Exempt
Reports To: Assistant Director of NDHC          

Physical Requirements: Normal Office Environment      
Hours of Work: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, routine schedule Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM or as needed per Clinical Schedule. 

Pay Range: The pay range is $34.50 to $42.48


Job Summary:
The RN Care Manager will be responsible for assessing patient needs, developing care plans and documenting activities through case notes and reports. The RN Care Manager will contribute to the day-to-day Primary Care operations, spearhead community outreach as it applies to care management and will participate in staff/team meetings and activities. This position requires good organizational skills and attention to detail. 

Job Qualifications:

  1. Registered Nurse with valid NYS RN license required.  
  1. Basic life support and Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 
  1. Minimum three years prior experience in case management required. 
  1. Experience with Electronic Health Records preferred. 
  1. Must be able to read and write the English Language.
  2. COVID 19 Vaccination required prior to start of work. 

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Assess patients’ needs and develop flexible service care plans and maintain regular updates of these care plans, as needed.  
  1. Conduct comprehensive and ongoing risk assessments and engage patients in risk reduction and positive prevention discussions and activities.  
  1. Perform program specific patient outreach, education, and recruitment.  
  1. Address service needs and encourage engagement into systems as needed.  
  1. Knowledge and maintenance of relationships with community, social, and health resources to ensure patient access.  
  1. Work with primary care provider to initiate in person or telephone contact with eligible patients to perform initial assessment, healthcare education, develop realistic care management plan and establish treatment goals.  
  1. Incorporate knowledge of case management, levels of care, and utilization management principles to implement high quality and cost-effective care.  
  1. Utilize excellent interpersonal skills when communicating with patients, families, and clinicians to develop rapport, build trust, and engage patients in health promotion activities.  
  1. Influence utilization of health care resources by providing direct care coordination to patients, encouraging enrollment in disease management programs (e.g., smoking cessation, hypertension, diabetes) follow-up after interaction with health care system, e.g., inpatient, ED visit, outpatient services, etc.  
  1. Consistently and effectively utilize all steps of the nursing process in the provision of timely, safe, efficient, and appropriate patient/centered care.  
  1. Conduct pre-visit chart review of patients to identify needs.  
  1. Work with patients and families on Self-Management Support including: 
  1. Setting short term and long-term goals for self-management of chronic disease. 
  1. Provide or arrange needed patient education regarding specific health skills and general disease concepts.  
  1. Participate in Clinics (Flu / Injections). 
  1. Provide backup for Medical Assistant. 
  1. Participate in staff/team meeting and activities. 
  1. Organizational skills to multi-task, set priorities, and efficiently complete assigned work.  
  1. Conduct and submit reports within required time frames.  
  1. Maintain competency in areas of responsibility to ensure quality of care. 
  1. Maintain patient confidentiality; comfortable handling sensitive personal information. 
  1. Perform other duties as specified by supervisor.

Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.  A candidate’s rate of pay is based upon a consideration of several factors which may vary based upon the position.  These factors may include education, prior work experience, licenses, certifications and labor markets.  In addition to your pay, Liberty cares about you and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family.  Liberty offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves.              

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