Behavioral Health Nursing Care Manager

  • CAPWN
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full time Case Management Licensed Professional

Job Description

Job Title: Behavioral Health Nursing Case Manager

Reports to:  Nurse Coordinator

 

Areas of Responsibility: Manage and maintain a case management program designed to provide psychiatric and mental health care as well as follow up case management for patients.   Case Management efforts will focus on evidence-based practice and social determinant support of patients with psychiatric, substance use disorders.  The Case Manager will also work with psychiatry, nursing, and other clinical and non-clinical staff as needed.

 

Major Duties:

  1.     Play an active role in patient care using the provider led, team-based care model;
  2.      Serve as the point person for CAPWN Health Center’s psychiatry case management efforts;
  3.      Functioning as an integral team member, assist providers in the provision of care, helping put patients at the center of the health care system, and assist with providing care that is “accessible, continuous, comprehensive, evidence-based, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective;”
  4.      Act as a patient advocate and practice effective patient communication; assist in case management, patient population management, and test tracking as well as supporting patient care by coordinating services with both community resources and other Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) program areas;
  5.      Utilize the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to assist in the delivery of quality care and to track patient’s on-going care;
  6.     Generate and analyze clinical data to identify patients who are in need of prevention or screenings.  
  7.     Identify opportunities to work with the community to promote psychiatric care.   Partner with Community Health Workers in order to reach target populations; 
  8.     Provide education to staff, patients and the community striving to overcome barriers to preventive screenings and chronic care measures.  
  9.     Provide regular reports to staff tracking progress of relevant measures;
  10. Facilitate the implementation of evidence based strategies for psychiatric care processes;
  11. Work with a provider in the primary nursing role serving as backup when nursing staff are out ill or on vacation;
  12. Perform other duties as assigned;

Working Conditions:

  • Clinic environment 90%, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.
  • Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available. 
  • Work is frequently dynamic and requires meeting tight deadlines.
  • Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.
  • Must be able to work irregular hours, some weekends and evenings and out of town training.
  • The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently bend, stoop, squat, walk and pull drawers.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade: 6

  1.     Current Nebraska license as a LPN.
  2.     Current CPR certification.
  3.     Valid Nebraska driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle.
  4.     Physically and mentally able to perform duties. 
  5.     Available to work irregular work hours including evenings.

Grade: 7

  1.     Meet the qualifications above.
  2.     LPN-C or LPN with three years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, psychiatry, public health, or community health nursing. 

 

Grade: 8

  1.     Meet the qualifications above.
  2.     Six years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, psychiatry, public health, or community health nursing. 
  3.     Previous management experience including case management.

Job Requirements

Job Title: Behavioral Health Nursing Case Manager

Reports to:  Nurse Coordinator

 

Areas of Responsibility: Manage and maintain a case management program designed to provide psychiatric and mental health care as well as follow up case management for patients.   Case Management efforts will focus on evidence-based practice and social determinant support of patients with psychiatric, substance use disorders.  The Case Manager will also work with psychiatry, nursing, and other clinical and non-clinical staff as needed.

 

Major Duties:

  1.     Play an active role in patient care using the provider led, team-based care model;
  2.      Serve as the point person for CAPWN Health Center’s psychiatry case management efforts;
  3.      Functioning as an integral team member, assist providers in the provision of care, helping put patients at the center of the health care system, and assist with providing care that is “accessible, continuous, comprehensive, evidence-based, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective;”
  4.      Act as a patient advocate and practice effective patient communication; assist in case management, patient population management, and test tracking as well as supporting patient care by coordinating services with both community resources and other Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) program areas;
  5.      Utilize the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to assist in the delivery of quality care and to track patient’s on-going care;
  6.     Generate and analyze clinical data to identify patients who are in need of prevention or screenings.  
  7.     Identify opportunities to work with the community to promote psychiatric care.   Partner with Community Health Workers in order to reach target populations; 
  8.     Provide education to staff, patients and the community striving to overcome barriers to preventive screenings and chronic care measures.  
  9.     Provide regular reports to staff tracking progress of relevant measures;
  10. Facilitate the implementation of evidence based strategies for psychiatric care processes;
  11. Work with a provider in the primary nursing role serving as backup when nursing staff are out ill or on vacation;
  12. Perform other duties as assigned;

Working Conditions:

  • Clinic environment 90%, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.
  • Well-lit, temperature-controlled clinical setting, with standard medical and office equipment available. 
  • Work is frequently dynamic and requires meeting tight deadlines.
  • Work in a highly volatile program in a state of change with many interruptions and interactions.
  • Must be able to work irregular hours, some weekends and evenings and out of town training.
  • The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently bend, stoop, squat, walk and pull drawers.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate office and medical equipment.
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability to record and communicate appropriate documents and records.
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade: 6

  1.     Current Nebraska license as a LPN.
  2.     Current CPR certification.
  3.     Valid Nebraska driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle.
  4.     Physically and mentally able to perform duties. 
  5.     Available to work irregular work hours including evenings.

Grade: 7

  1.     Meet the qualifications above.
  2.     LPN-C or LPN with three years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, psychiatry, public health, or community health nursing. 

 

Grade: 8

  1.     Meet the qualifications above.
  2.     Six years of nursing experience preferably in clinical nursing, psychiatry, public health, or community health nursing. 
  3.     Previous management experience including case management.

Loan Forgiveness?

No