Registered Nurse Population Health Care Manager

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Taylor, MI

Henry Ford Health System

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Overview: <p>The Population Health Care Manager is an autonomous member of the patient-centered care team responsible for the collaborative practice of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual&rsquo;s and family&rsquo;s comprehensive health care needs though communication and available resources to promote patient safety, quality of care and cost-effective outcomes. (Case Management Society of America, 2016)&nbsp;</p> <p>In this capacity the Care Manager addresses the needs of patients who have experienced a critical event or diagnosis that requires complex management strategies and the extensive use of resources.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Conducts a comprehensive assessment of patient and family/caregiver&rsquo;s biomedical, psychological, social and functional needs to gage the potential impact on recovery.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develops personalized patient-centered care plans aimed at improving the patient experience of care.&nbsp;</li> <li>Engages patients as part of the care team through advocacy, ongoing communication, health education, identification of service resources and service facilitation.&nbsp;</li> <li>Utilizes professional judgment, critical thinking, motivational interviewing and self-management techniques to assist patients in overcoming barriers to goal achievement.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provides counseling and interventions related to treatment decisions and end of life issues including Advance Care Planning.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assists patients to seamlessly and safely transition between settings of care.</li> <li>Advocates for appropriate delivery of services within the patient&rsquo;s health plan benefit structure.&nbsp;</li> <li>Collaborates with appropriate physicians, clinical pharmacists, social workers, nurses, therapists and community health workers to co-manage patients with complex medical and social needs.&nbsp;</li> <li>Continually evaluates the patient&rsquo;s response to the care/treatment plan making modifications when necessary.&nbsp;</li> <li>Plans and participates in process improvement activities designed to reduce risk, inclusive of data collection, analysis and follow-up intervention activities.</li> <li>Supports department based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in nursing or related field.&nbsp;</li> <li>Three (3) years of nursing experience.&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent verbal communication and written documentation skills.&nbsp;</li> <li>Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with internal and external customers and all levels of the organization.&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong problem-solving, analytical and decision making skills.&nbsp;</li> <li>Computer skills and knowledge including Windows and Microsoft Word.&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience in discharge planning, home health care, rehabilitative medicine, community health or managed care preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of preventive service guidelines, clinical practice guidelines, behavior change theory, Medicare and Medicaid regulations and case management principles.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of clinical pharmacology and implications in high-risk populations. Knowledge of medical ethics and legal implications related to case management.&nbsp;</li> <li>Understanding of community resources and the needs of diverse populations.&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong organizational, planning and implementation skills with the ability to handle multiple project and timelines preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>Creative and resourceful with good negotiating skills preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience with Excel and Access software applications preferred.</li> </ul> <p><strong>CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Registered Nurse with a valid, unrestricted State of Michigan license.&nbsp;</li> <li>Certification in Case Management (CCM) by the Commission for Case Management Certification (CCMC) preferred.&nbsp;</li> <li>For new hires, certification must be obtained within three (3) years from date of hire.&nbsp;</li> <li>For current employees, effective 12/25/2016, certification is required by December, 2019.</li> </ul>