GBUIPA Registered Nurse (RN)


Job Description

Promotes and restores patients' health through collaboration with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients who frequently go to the emergency room. The Triage Nurse will make patient referrals to the appropriate level of care and dispatch appropriate transport, telehealth, and care coordinator resources. In collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, the Triage Nurse is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and providing care coordination and care management services to patients within GBUIPA who have had 4 or more emergency room visits and/or 3 or more inpatient admissions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of patients’ physical, mental, and psychosocial needs.
  • Develop care plans to minimize hospital and ED utilization, improve outcomes, increase patient engagement, and decrease risk status.
  • Follow-up with patients within 24 hours on impatient discharge and 48 hours on ED visit notification.
  • Partner with external case management programs and specialty providers to coordinate care.
  • Ongoing evaluation and documentation of patient progress in the EMR.
  • Coordinate treatment maintenance that address:
    - The length and frequency of office visits
    - The length of time between prescriptions
  • Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions,
  • The RN Case Manager will report to the Chief Medical Officer and Project Administrator

RN (Registered Nurse) Physical Requirements

  • Walking, standing, sitting and driving.
  • Weight Requirement: 50lbs

Requirements

  • Current RN license, in good standing.
  • At least 2 years clinical experience, strongly preferred
  • At least 1-year case management experience, strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in linguistically and culturally diverse clinical settings.

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