Clinical Nurse Case Manager - Full Time - General Surgery - Closes 10/28
Company: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY: Under general direction collects,
analyzes data, identifying expected outcomes of each patient,
developing a plan of care with interventions and constantly
evaluating the patient's progress toward attainment of the
outcomes, working collaboratively with the specialty healthcare
team and other disciplines.
Using critical thinking and problem solving skills in a dynamic and
systematic collaborative approach to providing and coordinating
health care service to a defined population. Uses advanced nursing
specialty knowledge to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and
interact with the patient.
Evaluates options and services to meet the individual's health
needs through communication and available resources to promote
quality, cost-effective outcomes. This may include the development
and maintenance of patient tracking and reporting programs for the
purposes of identifying gaps in the health care delivery
Contributes to the mission and vision of ANTHC by providing
necessary coordination of care for a specified population. This
means being involved in organizational activities such as unit
based councils and process improvement committees to continually
evaluate and improve services for the specific population.
Independently and consistently use nursing knowledge, collect
patient health data, analyze the data to determine diagnoses,
identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient, develop a
plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain the expected
outcomes, implement the interventions identified in the plan of
care, and evaluate the patient's progress toward attainment of the
outcomes, working collaboratively with the healthcare team.
Is active in the systematic evaluation of the quality and
effectiveness of nursing practice, researching and spearheading
quality of care activities to initiate positive changes in nursing
practice. Evaluates one's own nursing practice in relation to
professional practice standards and relevant statutes and
regulations, identifying short and long term professional
Adheres to the Standards of Practice for Case Management, and the
ANA Nurses Code of Ethics and is familiar with specific specialty
standards of practice if applicable. Interacts with and contributes
to the professional development of peers and others practicing in a
Shared Governance model of nursing practice. Acts as a consultant
regarding specialty issues to all involved disciplines.
Decides and acts on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical
manner, and care is delivered in a nonjudgmental and
nondiscriminatory manner that is sensitive to patient diversity
preserving patient autonomy, dignity, and rights. Collaborates with
the patient, family, and other health care providers in the
formation of overall goals and the plan of care, as well as in
decisions related to care and the delivery of services.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, evidence
based-practice, and cost in planning & delivering patient care, and
assists the patient and family in identifying and securing
appropriate and available services to address health-related needs.
This includes communications and coordination with various
insurance payers including ANMC's purchased referred care, Alaska
Medicaid and independent insurance companies.
Plans, collaborates, and coordinates with external facilities to
arrange care for complex subspecialty needs not provided at ANMC.
Utilizes extensive problem solving and critical thinking skills in
triaging patients via the telephone, email and walk-in
Delivers extensive patient education on complex specialty issues as
well as multiple disease processes. Delivers timely and effective
nursing care according to established standards including physical,
social and emotional care. Has the flexibility to adapt to new and
Performs program specific complex nursing assessments,
interventions, and evaluations, including specialized infusions,
procedures and protocols as applicable. Proactively shared
specialty information with colleagues in the form of formal
presentations and publications to enhance the overall nursing
quality of care at ANMC for the specified population.
Performs other duties as assigned.Required SkillsKNOWLEDGE and
Knowledge of nursing science, principles, techniques, and
procedures for the care of patients.
Knowledge of healthcare terminology, anatomy, physiology and
concepts of disease.
Knowledge and ability to utilize evidence based practice to develop
the plan of care and interventions.
Knowledge of the hospital environment and how the services and
Knowledge of Alaskan culture.
Knowledge of nursing theorists and ability to provide theory based
care for patients.
Knowledge of shared governance environment with shared-decision
Skill in critical thinking to provide effective and compassionate
nursing care, assessing patient situations and taking effective
courses of action.
Skill in providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Skill in providing effective nursing services, assessing patient
situations and taking effective courses of action.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple requests by patients,
families, and team members.
Skill in evaluating health problems, and making recommendations
based on observations.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of
software applications.Required ExperienceMINIMUM EDUCATION
Associates degree in Nursing. Equivalent knowledge, experience,
education, or training may be substituted for education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Five (5) years professional work experience in
health education, health related research, and/or health related
program development, implementation and evaluation. An equivalent
combination of relevant education and/or training may be
substituted for experience.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Current registered nurse license in the State of Alaska.
Current Basic Life Support card required.
PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Experience in the Alaska Tribal Health System. Experience working
with Pediatric Patients
PREFERRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
National certification in Case Management through the ANCC and/or
other specialty specific certification.
The following demands are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
Must be able to lift approximately 50 pounds.
ANMC is not a latex free facility; an employee should expect to
work in an environment where latex may be present.
Work involves the potential for exposure to infectious diseases.Job
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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