Health Federation of Philadelphia
2 yrs required
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Bilingual, Healthcare, Nursing
May 14, 2020
Health Federation of Philadelphia is launching a new care management program aimed at reducing health inequities, addressing social determinants of health, and improving health outcomes for low-income patients struggling with chronic physical and mental health conditions. We are seeking an experienced Nurse Care Manager who is familiar with the pace of, and populations served by, community-based health care providers in Philadelphia.
This position will be part of a team of four, including the Team Manager (a Social Worker) and two Community Health Workers who will work with six community health centers and a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) to achieve improved outcomes for health center patients enrolled with the MCO and attributed to one of the health centers. Following the startup phase, the Team will work to assess needs of identified patients at high risk of poor health outcomes, and to engage these individuals in primary care and other services, with the goals of improving health status and reducing hospitalizations, as well as to address quality metrics and “care gaps”. The Care Management Team will engage patients who are not receiving regular care at their assigned primary care location and follow-up with individuals with recent hospital contact (inpatient and/or Emergency Department).
As the primary clinical professional on the team, the Nurse Care Manager is responsible for managing vulnerable patients to promote effective education, self-management support and timely healthcare delivery, with the goal of achieving optimal quality and financial outcomes. This position is primarily telephonic with limited face-to-face patient contact.
·Collaborate in the development and implementation of workflow, processes, and ancillary materials for patients attributed to health centers and designated as “high risk” or who have experienced care transitions.
Registered Nurse. Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Masters-level training a plus.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in Pennsylvania
Position Type and Work Schedule
This is a full-time, exempt position.
Standard office setting, plus regularly scheduled meetings, trainings, etc. with participating health centers, occasional home or hospital visits.
Able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time. Able to lift and move up to 15 pounds.
Must be able to get around effectively within Philadelphia and surrounding counties, either on public transportation and/or in own vehicle. Limited travel beyond surrounding counties will be required, as well.
Salary and Benefits
$70-80,000 annually depending on experience and qualifications
Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:
Eligibility and participation is handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy.
The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.
The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.
Health Federation of Philadelphia
Website : http://healthfederation.org