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RN Care Manager - Summit Medical Group

About Our Career Opportunity

Summit Medical Group is seeking an RN Care Manager to join their team. This is a full time opportunity.

Responsibilities: (List does not include all duties assigned)

+ Identify SMG patients with the potential for high-risk complications and coordinate the appropriate treatment in conjunction with the patient and Care Coordination

+ Develop and implement targeted strategies to improve overall patient health and quality of life outcomes.

+ Coordinate with SMG patient’s primary care provider, specialists, community resources, families, and care programs, to ensure comprehensive, holistic, person-centered approach to care.

+ Provide patients with evidence-based education on chronic medical conditions.

+ Conduct chart reviews, educate patient, and facilitate follow up with provider to promote completion of age-appropriate preventive care procedures.

+ Establish an environment of open communication, using motivational interviewing techniques to enhance patient’s motivation toward change.

+ Establish collaborative relationships with referral sources, community resources, and care

+ Act as an advocate for an individual's health care needs by identifying and communicating potential needs to the patient’s provider.

+ Maintain security and privacy of patients by keeping patient care information confidential.

+ Participate in required training and attend team, departmental, and organizational meetings.

+ Monitor and improve quality of services provided to patients/caregivers through ongoing participation in team and departmental quality improvement activities.

+ Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities that support the advancement of Care Coordination.

+ Participate in the orientation and training of new staff as needed.

+ The RN Care Manager job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. To deliver exceptional customer experience and consistently meet the needs of SMG, additional duties and responsibilities may change at any time.

+ Maintain strictest confidentiality both internally and externally.

+ Adheres to expectations of the established corporate compliance plan.

+ Actively participates in site-level Quality Improvement Activities. Each employee will contribute to the continual evaluation site performance as well as the implementation and measurement of improvement activities that increase the quality of care provided to patients.

+ Performs related work as assigned.

+ Education:

Associate or bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university (required).

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Preferred).

Experience:

Minimum 2 years of experience in clinical or administrative role in medical organization.

Prior experience in care management, disease management, population health management, or other related healthcare environments, preferred.

Certification/License:

• Valid State of Tennessee Registered Nurse License

• Valid Driver's License.

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 400 providers at 87 practice locations in 18 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 370,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.

Job ID: 2023-3850

Street: 1275 Dick Lonas Rd Ste 201


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