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Case Manager Nurse - RN, Juneau, AK


Organization: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Category: Nurse
Location: Juneau, AK
Date Job Posted: July 8, 2020
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Case Manager Nurse - RN
Organization: Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Category: Professional
Location: Juneau, Alaska

JOB SUMMARY

SEARHC seeks a focused, committed Case Manager Nurse (RN) to join the Ethel Lund Medical Center (ELMC) in Juneau. ELMC offers the spectrum of care for children and adults, including acute and chronic disease, preventative services, maternity and pediatric care. The Case Manager RN will facilitate and track patient referrals and outcomes; Perform various nursing duties in clinics and specialties including the primary case manager role for OB patients at Ethel Lund Medical Center; Continuously develop and improve case management at ELMC.

SEARHC is approximately a 2 ½ hour flight from Seattle, WA. As the primary healthcare system of hospitals, clinics and long term care services to communities throughout the scenic Inner Passage of Alaska, SEARHC staff enjoy the region’s temperature sweet spot between 20 degrees in winter and just shy of 70 degrees in summer. Our region proudly ranks among the not-to-be-missed, beautiful mountains/water locations in the U.S. With dedicated healthcare professionals, SEARHC supports its staff with excellent compensation and benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the active management of SEARHC patients. Collaborates with the medical provider and all interdisciplinary team members to establish individualized medical goals that maximize patient healthcare outcomes. Uses problem-solving and anticipatory skills in meeting the needs of the patient and the provider.

Facilitates the coordination of patient referrals within SEARHC other outside facilities. Tracks the progress of referrals and outcomes of care, providing periodic status report to providers on outstanding referrals.

Performs staff nursing duties in the various nursing roles in the clinic. Duties include assessment, documentation, education and administering appropriate medications and/or therapies.

Works collaboratively by building bridges and creating rapport with team members within departments and across the organization. Participates in continued development of the case management role in primary care.

As an RN is responsible for participating in the triage role and responding to emergency situations.

Facilitates the coordination of specialty clinic referrals within ELMC. Manages referrals and waitlists. Reviews referrals for appropriateness and completion of work-up labs and/or diagnostics.

Primary nurse for all specialty clinics, providing clinical support. Including assessment, documentation, education and administering appropriate medications and therapies, including OB Case Management Communicates and coordinates all video teleconferencing visits with Specialty providers from AK Native Medical Center. Acts as nursing staff for those visit.

REQUIREMENTS

Two years of general nursing experience with a minimum of one year in ambulatory setting or one year case management experience. An accredited Nursing school graduate (Bachelor’s degree preferred). RN licensed, with the ability to obtain Alaska License within 60 days of employment.

A minimum of at least one (1) year of general nursing with 2 years of general nursing with a minimum of 1 year in an ambulatory setting or one year case management experience.

BLS certification preferred, National Case Management certification preferred.

Must learn SEARHC services and practices as well as other Alaska tribal health organizations.

A natural collaborator and problem solver; active liaison among patients, families, staff and providers. Multi-tasker who enjoys a busy environment.

Apply Here:

https://careers-searhc.icims.com/jobs/1792/registered-nurse-case-manager/job


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