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Providence RN PACE Care Manager in Milwaukie, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a RN PACE Care Manager - Milwaukie Nursing Dept (1.0 FTE, Days) to Milwaukie Healing Place in Milwaukie, OR.

We are seeking a RN PACE Care Manager - Milwaukie Nursing Dept who will provide care management, care coordination, skilled care and services for at-risk frail elder patients with complex medical and psychosocial issues. Population-based disease management approaches and application of clinical protocols are integral to the program. This position is a core member of the patient centered PACE interdisciplinary team (IDT). The goals of care management are to assure a systematic approach to the coordination of health services for patients along the care continuum in order to improve the patient experience, contain health expenditures and improve quality. Clinical Care Managers assist providers in effectively identifying needs and coordinating access to appropriate care and services in an effort to improve or maintain the patient's functional status and independence. This position is responsible for the planning, overseeing and monitoring of all nursing and unlicensed caregiver services to each patient on their panel within the context of an IDT. This position requires travel between multiple locations.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive nursing assessments to develop an evidence-based nursing plan of care that, as part of the interdisciplinary participant directed plan of care, contains specific, attainable and measurable goals appropriate to a community setting and across the continuum of care

  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team for patient care planning and decision making

  • Serve as a clinical liaison to participant caregivers, including family members and staff of the PACE contracted network

  • Provide caregiver education tailored to the specific needs of the individual

  • Provide mentoring, education, anticipatory guidance and nursing delegation to community caregivers and other team members in the application and implementation of the nursing care plan appropriate to the caregiver's scope of practice

  • Act as a patient advocate to ensure that needed health services are provided in a timely manner. Identify, research and/or refer potential quality of care issues

  • Monitor and reassess the plan of care to ensure that quality, quantity and goal achievement are appropriate and cost-effective

  • Consistently focus on improving nursing care quality by readjusting care strategies and priorities

  • Maintain up to date clinical expertise and care management skills

  • Contribute to ongoing process improvement related to procedures, policies, patient support and documentation tools

  • Advocate and provide care coordination and management services for patients with identified needs

  • Act as a liaison with other members of the IDT and contracted services

  • Perform skilled nursing procedures and treatments according to accepted clinical program standards

  • Document ongoing follow-up and monitoring of effectiveness of the interventions and reinforce the treatment plan

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Current state of Oregon RN licensure.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification within six (6) months of hire

  • Two (2) years of RN experience in PACE, home health, skilled nursing facility, community health, hospice nursing or related experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current recognition by a national professional organization in care management, geriatrics or hospice

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Home Health Nursing

Location: Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 269146

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