The position described is that of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Registered Nurse Care Manager in the Nursing-Primary Care (RN) Service Line. The RN must possess a broad-based clinical knowledge to effectively implement health promotion, prevention, management of acute and chronic illness. The Pike County Community Based Outpatient Clinic PACT RN Care Manager contributes to the provision of optimum care utilizing the nursing process to triage and provide chronic and acute nursing care. The focus is on health promotion and disease prevention and patient education for chronic disease management. Other duties include, but are not limited to: Uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) and extended team members to develop patient-centered, evidence-based plans of care. Responsible for collaborating with internal and external services to provide quality patient care and facilitate care transitions and meet patient needs. Actively participate in proactive chronic disease and health management, care management, care coordination, data review, performance improvement activities, health and wellness education. Serve as advocate for patients, coach, preceptor and mentor. Perform RN PACT Roles and Responsibilities as delineated per Primary Care established policies and procedures. Reporting Structure: Nurse Manager; Primary Care Service Line. Travel: Occasional pre-planned travel to Medical Center and surrounding clinic for training and/or emergent coverage needs. RN Care Manager Role: The Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Registered Nurse (RN) duties will include but are not limited to: Preferred Experience: Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) or Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) experience Emergency Department, outpatient and telephone triage experience Work Schedule: Predominately Monday - Friday day shift, weekend or evening clinics may be necessary to meet patient care needs. (Telework not available) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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