Under the direction of a Program Clinical Supervisor and Manager of BHH, the Nurse Care Manager is responsible for monitoring medical/primary care needs and identification of gaps in the care of the assigned census. Additional duties include monitoring identified consumers' plans of care to ensure all medical needs are met as well as consulting with new members of the program. The Nurse Care Manager will ensure consumer access to all available community supports.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:*
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Duties require knowledge of nursing equivalent to completion of an Associate's degree in Nursing plus additional courses and three to five years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Maine.
Must possess a valid State of Maine driver's license.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
More than half of time spent in normal office setting.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.