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RN- Case Manager

Company: People Incorporated
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

RN Case Manager

Full Time 9am-5:00 pm

40 hours/Full Time

Come grow with us and find your path to Opportunity!!

People Incorporated is a human service Agency serving the Southcoast community, including the Greater Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton areas. As a partnership of specialized, integrated programs, we provide unique opportunities to people with life challenges. Since our inception in 1968, we have been one of the largest providers of supports and services to people of all abilities in the community.

Our Residential Program is looking for a dynamic and detail oriented RN Case Manager to support the residential program together in a team approach to provide premier services to individuals in our care. On a daily basis, this position will be responsible for providing nursing case management to individuals including but not limited to, coordination of healthcare appointments, regular monitoring of medications and MAP compliance, oversight of annual health and wellness screenings, coordination of care during hospitalizations and assisting managers with the discharge process, support managers to communicate medical/health updates to team, providing staff education/trainings relating to MAP, and ensuring complete and accurate medical/healthcare documentation and follow up. Additionally, this position will assist non-licensed residential staff with individual specific medical needs that may be outside their scope. This position may require a flexed schedule including 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts, in addition to regularly scheduled periods of after hours on-call assessment and triaging.

INDIVIDUAL RELATED FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor individuals medical status and health through comprehensive nursing assessment.
  • Coordinate individuals healthcare needs and act as liaison between the residential programs and medical associates as needed.
  • Coordinate care during hospitalizations and discharge process
  • Support managers and participate in the provision of medical/health update communications to team
  • Support managers on the monitoring of medication supplies and conducting medication audits.
  • Assist and educate staff on patient care and individual specific MAP related trainings, as needed.
  • Provide after hours on-call and triaging to provide medical support to individuals to reduce unnecessary hospital and emergency room visits
  • Provide MAP training to Direct Care Staff and act as MAP Consultant to advise on specific medication issues
  • Participate in all staff meetings and required training sessions, including in-service training, as scheduled.
  • Provide safe physical intervention of individuals, as necessary.
  • Administer medications to individuals in the residential setting as needed.
  • Participate in the admission process for new referrals into the residential homes.
  • Conduct periodic COVID-19 testing as needed

COMPLIANCE RELATED FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow all MAP requirements effectively and efficiently
  • Conduct routine audits reviewing for compliance with MAP including but not limited to: healthcare provider orders, Medication Administration Records, pharmacy labels, countable medication book, and medication disposal records.
  • Conduct routine audits on individual healthcare related documentation to ensure complete/accurate nursing assessments and healthcare records, including but not limited to: healthcare provider encounter forms, lab/diagnostic test documentation, hospitalization records, and medical progress notes.
  • Adhere to all Human Rights

ADMINISTRATIVE RELATED FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide staff education and training consistent with RN role, as indicated.
  • Support Program managers on annual health and wellness screenings
  • Participate in required staff meetings as needed
  • Assist with healthcare portion of Individualized Service Plan (ISP)
  • Participate professionally in any investigations conducted by internal or external agencies

QUALIFICATION

  • Current Massachusetts RN License.
  • Skill obtained through First Aid/CPR (Healthcare Provider), medication administration, and site-specific certifications.
  • Ability to work and communicate with others.
  • Ability to perform nursing skills and critical thinking within the RN scope of practice.
  • A qualifying criminal background check, driving record and a valid drivers license are also required.

People Incorporated is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment. We are a proud equal opportunity employer that means all races, religions, nationalities, genders, the LGBTQ+ community and people with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to apply.

People Incorporated offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health, dental, 403(b),FSA, LTD, life insurance and generous accrued time off. To learn more about People Inc please visit us online at

Keywords: People Incorporated, Fall River , RN- Case Manager, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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