Registered Nurse-Care Manager, Social Services Department
Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke. We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, a locally-owned, non-profit health system based in Knoxville, TN, with a “patient-focused” culture. It has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as its 2020 “Best-in-State-Employer” for Tennessee. The CEO of our company, Jim VanderSteeg, attends every new employee orientation and will ask you to sign our pledge of excellence to always put patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first and best choice for patients in our region. As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including: offering unmatched medical insurance, tuition reimbursement; student loan repayment assistance, certification bonuses; leadership and professional development programs; an employer-matched 401(k); and a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program
Position Summary: The RN Care Manager III is responsible for integrating evidenced based clinical practice into the patient care setting, coordinating education of staff and patients and serving as a clinical resource and consultant to the health care team. The RN Care Manager III is responsible for promoting patient care coordination and quality through the collaborative development of practice guidelines and clinical pathways that support quality improvement activities. The RN Care Manager III actively seeks opportunities in research designed to identify best practices. The RN Care Manager III has the responsibility, accountability and authority for providing comprehensive care coordination and knowledge to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the outcomes of care for the designated patient population. The RN Care Manager III is seen as part of the Leadership team on the nursing unit and reports directly to the Manager/Coordinator of Quality and Care Management at the facility level.
For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || firstname.lastname@example.org || 865-331-2572
Collaboration and Planning:
Communication, Implementation, and Coordination of Care:
Minimum Education: Bachelors degree in Nursing required or related field
Minimum Experience: Four (4) years of acute care nursing experience, a minimum of three (3) years of experience in area of assigned responsibility.
Licensure Requirements: Current Tennessee RN License. Current certification in Case Management, CCM, ACM or CPHQ required.
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