Nurse Care Manager-1 Project HOME - Stephen Klein Wellness Center, 2144 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19121
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 Summary: Nurse Care Manager-1 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. The Nurse Care Manager 1 will provider care management to targeted patients at the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.
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 patient, the 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 to meet, maintain and improve quality of care within the clinic setting
Minimum Qualifications: Current RN license; CPR certification
Preferred Qualifications: BSN preferred, 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 strong computer, organizational and administrative skills. Electronic Health Record experience. Prior experience delivering services to patients who have experienced homelessness, mental illness, and/or substance independence, often complicated by histories of trauma.
Project HOME reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.
- Job Family Mandatory Reporter
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $60,400.00
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- Philadelphia, PA, USA