RN Care Manager
Posted on: June 11, 2021
The Primary Care department is seeking an RN Care Manager
to join their team full time onsite in Stanwood.
The RN Care Manager functions as an integral member of
the healthcare team and is responsible for:
Ensuring the continuity of care in the outpatient setting
utilizing the appropriate resources within the parameters of
established contracts and patients' health plan benefits.
Facilitates continuum of patients' care utilizing advanced
nursing knowledge, experience and skills to ensure
appropriate utilization of resources and patient quality outcomes.
Performs care management functions on-site and
telephonically as the need arises. Works in conjunction with the
care team and PCP as care team leader to develop a patient centered
plan of care.
The RN Care Manager is responsible for but not limited
- Calls patients from assigned caseload, referral or may meet
with patients, patients' family and caregivers as needed to discuss
care and treatment plan.
- Identifies and assists with the follow-up of high-risk
patients in acute care settings, skilled nursing facilities,
custodial and ambulatory settings.
- Consults with physician and other team members to ensure
that care plan is successfully implemented.
- Coordinates treatment plans with the care team and triages
interventions appropriate to the skill set of the team members.
Uses protocols and pathways in line with established disease
management and care management programs in order to optimize
clinical outcomes and minimize unnecessary institutional
Preferred Experience and Credentials:
- Knowledge of current standards of patient care. Thorough
understanding of RN scope of practice. Knowledge of
ICD and CPT coding preferred; knowledge of medical terminology and
managed care required. Knowledge of organizational policies,
regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
- Skill in identifying problems, researching and recommending
solutions. Strong organizational skills to set priorities and
ability to well independently.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. Associate’s degree
in Nursing required. Graduation from an accredited school of
- Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in
clinical setting demonstrating the ability to assess, document, and
implement the nursing care plan. Primary Care or Internal Medicine
- Washington State Registered Nurse license. Basic Life
Support (BLS) for Healthcare providers (AHA). A Washington State
driver’s license and vehicle for work-related travel,
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