• Registered Nurse - Disease Management

    Job Locations US-AL-Maxwell AFB
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/29/2018 11:16 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2420
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Disease Management Nurse to support the Maxwell Ambulatory Health Care Clinic at Maxwell AFB, AL.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
      
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40+ states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, FREE Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Monday - Friday, 9 hour shift, including 1 hour lunch between 7:00am and 5:00pm
    No weekends or holidays
     

    Job Specific Duties:

    The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
     
    • Identifies and stratifies individual patients and populations of patients across the spectrum of care at risk for chronic diseases and co-morbid conditions, and evaluates the incidence of such conditions from a variety of established data bases and facility treatment team referrals.
    • Facilitates identification, adoption, implementation and utilization of standardized clinical practice guidelines and protocols for management of specific diseases/conditions.
    • Identifies, develops and executes appropriate disease management activities and interventions such as, but not limited to, individual and/or group patient contacts and training classes.
    • Conducts a thorough evaluation of the patient’s current physical, psychosocial and health status. Documents treatment plans and the match’s level of patient’s care to clinical risk, readiness to change and health literacy.
    • Educates/trains team/facility staff on policies and procedures for utilization of guidelines, protocols and other disease management activities. Fosters collaboration and facilitates disease management activities with the patient care team.
    • Identifies, collects, interprets and evaluates measureable outcomes of care within established time frames (i.e., quality of services, cost and cost savings, disease management and improvement). Conducts special studies as indicated based on outcomes and other Quality Management/Risk Management and Population Health programs and indicators.
    • Proactively coordinates with the Case Manager and Utilization Manager as needed.
    • Assists in development of facility’s Medical Management/Population Health plan in support of the annual Business Plan, ensuring a process for collecting disease management data, monitoring performance, and identifying improvement opportunities.
    • Recognizes adverse signs and symptoms and quickly reacts in emergency situations.
    • Completes in-person and telephonic evaluations that include determination of optimal time and location for patient management (i.e., ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plan and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.
    • Demonstrates skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment.
    • Performs/assists with procedures such as medication administration, oxygen administration, bladder catheterizations, visual acuity tests, EKGs, irrigation of eyes and ears, tympanograms, splinting, phlebotomy and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols.
    • Performs assigned duties and tasks in the execution of services to include, but is not limited to: nursing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care; tele-health; medication administration; clinical nursing procedures and patient education. 
    • Coordinates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, designated facility meetings, and Care Coordination meetings. Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical nursing practice and education relevant to nursing and disease management. 
    • Participates in the orientation, education and training of other staff. May participate in committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility. 
    • Must maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with: complexity of the assignment; facility policies and guidelines; established principles, ethics and standards of practice of professional nursing; designated VA/DoD, NHLBI Clinical Practice Guidelines American Diabetes Association, and other evidence-based disease management professional guidelines; telephone triage and other telehealth professional standards and guidelines; Case Management Society of America (CMSA); American Accreditation Healthcare Commission/Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC); CAMH; (AAAHC); Health Services Inspection (HSI); and other applicable DoD and Service specific guidance and policies. Must also comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, infection control as well as safety policies and procedures. 
    • Completes medical record documentation and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance. 
    • Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and training programs, and AF/DoD mandated training. 
    • Establish liaisons with case managers. Coordinate services through the continuum of care for complex patients.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Minimum ASN; BSN preferred.
    License/Certification and Training: Active unrestricted RN license from any state; must maintain BLS.  Disease Management relevant certification highly preferred.
    Experience:  Minimum 3 years' overall nursing experience; at least 12 months in a Disease Management related field.
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check.
     
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