Nurse Care Manager 2

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #662
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society.   We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.   Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment.  Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

 

Job Description 

Job Title:  Nurse Care Manager 2

Department Name  

Health Care Services 

Program Name   

 

Project HOME Site   

Stephen Klein Wellness Center 

Reports to (Position Title) 

Director of Nursing 

Job Classification (FT, PT, on-call) 

FT 

Physical Requirements 

Light lifting; standing, walking most of the day 

FLSA Status  (Exempt, Non-Exempt) 

Exempt 

Hours Per Week  

M-F 8:30-4:30. May be required to work weekend and evening hours 

 

THE MISSION OF PROJECT HOME 

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization. 
 

Project HOME achieves its mission through a continuum of services comprised of street outreach, a range of supportive housing, and comprehensive services. We address the root causes of homelessness through neighborhood-based affordable housing, economic development, and environmental enhancement programs, as well as through providing access to employment opportunities; adult and youth education; and health care. 
 

Project HOME is committed to social and political advocacy. An integral part of our work is education about the realities of homelessness and poverty and vigorous advocacy on behalf of and with homeless and low-income persons for more just and humane public policies. 
 

Project HOME is committed to nurturing a spirit of community among persons from all walks of life, all of whom have a role to play in making this a more just and compassionate society. 

 

THE VALUES OF PROJECT HOME 

The work of Project HOME is rooted in our strong spiritual conviction of the dignity of each person. 
 

We believe that all persons are entitled to decent, affordable housing and access to quality education, employment, and health care. 
 

We believe in the transformational power of building relationships and community as the ultimate answer to the degradation of homelessness and poverty. 
 

We believe that working to end homelessness and poverty enhances the quality of life for everyone in our community. 
 

We believe that the critical resources entrusted to us to achieve our mission must be managed honorably and professionally. 

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Job Summary Nurse Care Manager 2 is a key member of an integrated health care team and instrumental to its success.  The primary focus for this position is providing excellence in clinical nursing care during clinic sessions.  In addition, the Nurse Care Manager 2 will provider care management to targeted patients at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.   

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

·       Provides nursing assessments and triage to walk-in patients as well as handles in-coming “sick” calls from patients per the Stephen Klein Wellness Center triage protocol. 

·       Demonstrates excellence in clinical care 

·       Assists with clinic procedures 

·       Educates and counsels patients and their families about issues including, but not limited to, medications, disease and disease management, stress reduction and healthier life-style choices 

·       Serves as the primary care coordinator between the patientthe patient’s medical providers, behavioral health provider, pharmacist, dentist, hospital-based service providers, financial assistance specialist, residential and/or behavioral case manager, peer specialist, visiting nursing agency, community health worker and/or other specialists 

·       Demonstrates excellence in care management by coordinating care with intensive emphasis during care transitions 

·       Participates in quality improvement meetings and assists in carrying out appropriate measures in an effort to meet, maintain and improve quality of care within the clinic setting 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications   

·       Current RN license 

·       CPR certification 

·       Bachelor of Science in Nursing

·       3 years of RN experience

 

Preferred Qualifications 

·       Public Health degree a plus 

·       Knowledge and prior practice of trauma informed care 

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook 

·       Prior experience as a Nurse Care Manager in a primary care setting.   

·       Prior experience delivering services to patients who have experienced homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance dependence, often complicated by histories of trauma. 

·       Strong computer, organizational and administrative skills.  

·       EHR experience  

 

 

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Project HOME benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account plans (Health, Dependent Care, Transit, Parking), Paid Parental leave, and a student loan support program.  Project HOME provides Paid Time Off a minimum of 27 days annually, which includes vacation, personal, sick days, Floating holidays, Holidays, and sabbatical leave. Employer sponsored benefit plans include Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401 (k) with employer match up to 5% in addition to a Employee Assistance Program. Voluntary benefits include Accident, Critical Illness/Cancer, and Hospital Indemnity Coverage. and Voluntary Life Insurance.

Other details

  • Job Family Mandatory Reporter
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $68,900.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA