Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/1/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Ambulatory Nurse Case Manager - Patient Services (RN Only)
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Job Description

Qualifications

 Minimum Education
BSN

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
4 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences

4 years of nursing experience in case management, ambulatory nursing or community/homecare experience preferred.




Required Skills/Knowledge

Ability to critically think and apply logic and reasoning to dynamically changing healthcare environment. Requires superior verbal communication skills and service excellence approach with internal and external stakeholders. Must have strong business writing skills. Proficient at keyboarding and facile with Microsoft Office Excel, Access and Power Point.


Required Licenses and Certifications


Functional Accountabilities

Collaboration with Medical Home and Care Management Team
  • Coordinates and collaborates with physicians and other providers to facilitate provision of effective, efficient services to meet the patient's complex needs
  • Maintains care plans in coordination with practices/care delivery system and case management team members
  • Collaborates with clinical care team as well as case management care team to define interventions to meet the patient's care management needs and any population health goals
  • Delegates and supervises care management activities to non-nursing team members in accordance with the DC Nurse Practice Act.
  • Provides or organizes relevant patient education and health coaching, condition-specific as applicable
Transitions of Care
  • Accepts and facilitates bi-directional Care Transition hand-offs to follow-up of enrolled patients after ED visit, Urgent Care, Observation, Inpatient, SNF stay and transitions to adolescent and adult providers
  • Works with payers, acute and post-acute care providers/care managers and/or community resources to develop and facilitate effective, efficient, sustainable care delivery options across settings.
  • Communicates patient care plan and needs to new care teams as patient transitions to different care settings across the continuum.
  • Guides and support a smooth transition from pediatric to adult care providers
Documentation and Data Management
  • Documents patient consent for case management and care coordination as required
  • Documents the plan of care, reviews at designated intervals and updates as needed; shares with physician and patient caretaker. Leverages IT systems to capture data; submit claims for care management as needed
  • Monitors data reports and registries to case find patients in need of outreach and/or case management interventions and care coordination
  • Reviews data outcomes for patient caseload to identify clinical, quality and/or financial metrics that require attention and intervention.
 

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.