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Registered Nurse Care Manager (Population Health)

Req #: 15491
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Population Health
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $36.79 - $50.59 depending on qualifications

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Registered Nurse Care Manager (Population Health)

POSITION SUMMARY

The RN Care Manager provides care management and care coordination for patients with moderate to complex illness under minimal supervision in the primary care setting. In partnership with the primary care provider and care team members, the Care Manager leads care management within the team through care plan development and delegating to other team members. Serves in an expanded healthcare role to collaborate with specialists, members of the healthcare team, and patients/families to ensure the delivery of quality, efficient, and cost-effective healthcare services. Assesses plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates all options and services to optimize the patient's health status. Integrates evidence-based clinical guidelines, preventive guidelines, and protocols, in the development of patient-centric individualized care plans that are patient-centric, promoting quality and efficiency in health care delivery. The Registered Nurse Care Manager will manage a caseload of approximately 100-150 moderate to complex patients; of which 30 to 50 patients are actively followed by care manager. Provides targeted interventions to avoid hospitalization and emergency room visits. Coordinates care across settings and helps patient/families understand health care options. Diabetes Specialist: The Diabetes Care Manager provides guidance to patients within Care Management with difficulties managing their diabetes. Caseload consists of intensive diabetics that require higher level care management. Mentors and assists non-certified educator RN's. Acts as a resource for diabetes education and information for the medical community. Transitional Care Manager: Makes telephone calls to patients following discharge. Facilitates improved clinical outcomes following discharge and access to follow up care by utilizing discharge instructions, nursing process and computerized databases. Works closely with providers, nurses and other members of the organization by demonstrating effective communication, teaching and negotiating skills. Accountable for quality assessment, efficient managed care and patient experience of care.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or Bachelor's in a healthcare related field, preferred

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years recent clinical experience
Licensure/Certifications

  • RN: Registered Nurse licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) required upon start
  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified through the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
  • AAACN: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing certification, preferred
  • Experience in the Sweet Success Program for GDM, preferred

What We Offer for Full-time and Part-time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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