The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.
The RN Care Manager will promote wellness, improved outcomes and self-care within a defined population of patients with a long term condition(s) and complex health needs and support their appropriate utilization of health services. The RN Care Manager will provide patients who have chronic conditions, the support, the education and assistance in the prevention and/or maintenance of their disease and/or health and wellness state, thus increasing patient compliance with their treatment plan. The RN Care Manager will work with the individual patient, their families, and providers of care to develop and implement individual health plans and provide support to the patient in self-management to support the patient’s optimal functioning and improve collaborative coordination of care to reduce waste and inefficiency within the concept of the patient centered medical home.
Baccalaureate Degree, ADN, or Diploma. RN Degree Major: Registered Nurse. BSN Preferred.
Minimum of 3 years RN experience with 2 year experience in a clinical environment with current BLS certification. Certification in Care Management (CCM or CCTM) or obtain within 1 year of hire date.
Knowledge or experience in PCMH and as participant in continuous quality improvement desired.
Care management experience preferred.