Case Management Nurse RN - Hanscom Air Force Base
Company: QuarterLine Consulting Services
Posted on: March 6, 2019
This position is located in Bedford, MA QuarterLine is currently seeking a Case Management Nurse to join our team at Hanscom Air Force Base located near Bedford, Massachusetts . You will have the opportunity to work at Hanscom Air Force Base's medical treatment facility as an employee of QuarterLine treating active duty personnel, military retirees, eligible veterans, and their enrolled family members. About : The Air Force Medical Services supports the United States Air Force through the provision of full spectrum medical readiness. Their mission is to ensure medically fit forces, provide expeditionary medics, and improve the health of all we serve to meet our Nation's needs. The AFMS strives to provide reliable access to safe, quality care for all that we serve, promoting positive patient experiences and outcomes. To achieve this goal, we are committed to providing Trusted Care Anywhere, around the globe at every Air Force medical facility. Length of Contract : Full-time. Benefits: This position comes with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: paid vacation; ten (10) paid federal holidays; medical, dental and vision insurance; and a retirement plan. Minimum Qualifications: --- Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support (5.2.3): Certified Case Manager by Commission for Case Management (CCM) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) -OR- certification eligible with 3 years of experience for ADN or 2 years' experience for BSN in full time clinical case management with children, families, seniors, or groups. --- Degree/Education (5.2.4): Shall be a graduate from an associate (ADN) or baccalaureate degree (BSN) program in nursing accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. --- Experience: A minimum of 3 years for ADN or 2 years for BSN full-time experience in clinical case management working with adults, children, families, seniors and groups. --- Board Certification --- Licensure/Registration: Maintain an active, valid, current, and unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice nursing as a registered nurse in any US state/jurisdiction Preferred Qualifications: --- Previous experience working with the military population. Type of Work. The duties include but are not limited to the following : --- Assessment. Proactively identifies and evaluates patients and families for case management from a variety of sources such as discharge/disposition planning, referrals, the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) process, the healthcare system, employers and facility staff. Conducts systematic, on-going, thorough collection of patient's physical, emotional, psychological, social and medical status and information via direct patient contact and other relevant sources such as professional and non-professional caregivers, medical records, family/caregiver interviews. --- Planning. Develops an appropriate patient-specific plan of care to include short and long term goals, objectives and actions. Coordinates, collaborates, and obtains approval of the plan among the patient, family/caregiver, primary provider and other members of the healthcare team. --- Implementation: Guides the patient and family/care giver through the healthcare system, maximizing use of resources. Coordinates and executes the plan of care, optimizing access to appropriate services. Ensures necessary referrals are ordered by the appropriate discipline and coordinated. Serves as an advocate for, and ensures education is provided to, the patient and family/caregiver as required. Promotes adherence to treatment plans for improved healthcare outcomes. --- Coordination: Ensures coordination of care delivery processes, to include alternate healthcare settings and the home environment, for the purposes of enhancing the patient's health and wellness, safety, productivity, and quality of life, and for providing the most beneficial, cost- effective health care. Develops, utilizes and maintains a variety of military and community resources to optimize access to services and medical care. Ensures timely and appropriate provision of services. --- Monitoring: Documents and updates the treatment plan as needed in accordance with existing DoD, AF, local facility and other agency guidelines. Maintains documentation and data collection in accordance with DoD, AF, local facility and other specified agency guidelines. Conducts and/or participates in program evaluation as directed. --- Evaluation: Monitoring and evaluation may include, but is not limited to: patient's adherence and response to the treatment plan; timeliness of patient and family/caregiver contact and follow-up; identification of variances, patterns or trends from established practice guidelines and/or standards; established outcome measurements; results of interventions, treatment delivery and timeliness of care; and utilization of resources. Monitors and evaluates the facility's case management program per DoD, AF and local policies and guidelines. --- Travel: Travel outside of the local MTF and/or off the military installation may be necessary. When needed, travel to the patient's military living quarters during inspections to inspect and advocate for the patient's medical and special physical requirements and to verify that the housing being provided is safe, accessible, and facilitates the care and recovery of the member. Travel will be reimbursed IAW --- Coordinates and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, designated facility meetings, and Care Coordination meetings. Shares knowledge and experiences gained from own clinical nursing practice and education relevant to nursing and case management. --- Participates in the orientation and training of other staff. May serve on committees, work groups, and task forces at the facility. --- Must maintain a level of productivity and quality consistent with: complexity of the assignment; facility policies and guidelines; established principles, ethics and standards of practice of professional nursing; the Case Management Society of America (CMSA); American Accreditation Healthcare Commission/Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC); CAMH; (AAAHC); Health Services Inspection (HSI); and other applicable DoD and Service specific guidance and policies. Must also comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program, infection control and safety policies and procedures. --- Follows applicable local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidelines. --- Completes medical record documentation and coding, and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies and guidance. --- Completes all required electronic medical record training, MTF-specific orientation and training programs, and AF/DoD mandated Case Management training. Work Environment and Physical Requirements: --- You will be working in a military treatment facility and must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift. --- You will be working clinic hours, Monday through Friday. Call 844-256-8911 or Apply Online Today Equal Opportunity Employer
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