Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Manager, Adult Primary Care
Department: VM Bainbridge Island - Adult Primary Care
At Virginia Mason our Registered Nurses blend skill, expertise and critical thinking with care, compassion and personal relationships to truly connect with their patients. Ours is a culture that fosters learning and innovation, and challenges you to reach your full potential.
Our Registered Nurses, physicians and other team members collaborate to provide the most positive patient experience possible. As the experts on the front line of patient care, you will have the opportunity to provide input and insight in creating change, improving process and reshaping the way our patient care is delivered. At Virginia Mason you’ll be able to grow personally and professionally as you make a dramatic difference in the lives of others.
The Registered Nurse Care Manager is responsible for:
Providing care management for patient populations with chronic illness and/or multiple co-morbidities.
The RN Care Manager assist’s patients/families, staff and systems to achieve high quality, evidence-based, cost-effective, and patient-focused outcomes.
Care Management consists of a set of activities intended to improve patient care and reduce the need for medical service by helping patients and caregivers more effectively manage their health conditions and related psychosocial problems.
The RN Care Manager assists patients to gain self-efficacy/management skills, achieve optimum functional health status, and quality of life.
Nursing care provided by registered nurses that function as care managers reflects the utilization of the nursing process through an integration of knowledge, skills, experience, and attitudes needed to meet the needs of patients and families.
Current Washington state licensure as an RN.
CPR certification is required every two years
Bachelors of Science of Nursing
Strong patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in team setting, current working knowledge of electronic medical records.
Experience managing complex patients or patients with chronic disease in an ambulatory setting.
Certification in Specialty area such as:
American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing in Certification in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM).
Oncology Nursing Society Provider Card for Chemotherapy/Biotherapy: Fundamentals of Administration
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.
There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.