Registered Nurse (RN) - Care Manager, Physical Medicine and Rehab
Virginia Mason Medical Center
October 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Virginia Mason is a team of compassionate professionals dedicated to caring for patients with rehabilitation and pain management needs. Our amazing team is our strongest asset in this department. This RN Care Manager works closely with our physicians, pharmacists, medical assistants, and pain psychologist to provide integrated care for patients. Our ideal candidate has a background or interest in behavioral health, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy. We will support your development in care management residency, training with our multidisciplinary team, and continuing education. Opportunities for growth include pain resource nurse and other nursing led organizational initiatives. We are willing to consider less than 1.0 FTE.
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.
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.
For more information or to apply online visit our website at http://jobs.VirginiaMason.org, job #182537. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Qualifications: • 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.
Preferred/Desired: • 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
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary + DOE
Internal Number: 182537
About Virginia Mason Medical Center
Dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality and safest care, Virginia Mason Medical Center’s commitment to transform healthcare has never been stronger. A recent Leapfrog Group “Top Hospital of the Decade” award winner, our facilities include a 336 bed hospital, large downtown clinic complex, a network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout Puget Sound, Bailey Boushay House and Benaroya Research Institute. At Virginia Mason, we strive to provide the finest health care through an interdisciplinary approach we call “Team Medicine”, which gives every individual the chance to contribute to the well-being of our patients and the continuing success of our medical center.
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