Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) is committed to improving the delivery of health care. To meet this goal, JHM created the Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership to improve care quality in East Baltimore and the nearby community. This includes the creation of new healthcare jobs that will continue to improve how patients are treated across care settings.
JHM invites you to apply for one of these exciting jobs to help create a healthier community. As part of our team, you will play a key role in providing high-quality care and improving patient education and care for tens of thousands of patients. Preference is given to applicants who have experience with or reside in Baltimore City.
Acting as a “coach” to patients with chronic or complex conditions who are at risk for re-admission, your primary responsibility will be to aid their transition from the inpatient setting to their home and stay safely there, encouraging independence towards better self-management of their health. You will use the four elements of the model of care which includes medication self-management, developing and adhering to the patient-centered health record, ensuring follow-up appointments are scheduled with the primary care provider, and educating the patient or caregiver about disease processes and interventions, in order to monitor the patient’s progress through follow up phone calls and home visits.
To qualify, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing is required, Master’s Degree preferred. Maryland RN license, CPR certification, and five (5) years of clinical practice with a minimum of three (3) years home health nursing experience, or a combination of home health, public health, and case management experience, and completion of the Guided Care Course or matriculation towards completion within one (1) year is also required. Health care and managed care delivery systems, insurance benefit structures and related legal/medical issues knowledge preferred.
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Johns Hopkins Health Care is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.