Benefis Health Systems HCBS Nurse Case Manager (Butte, Helena, Bozeman Areas) in Butte, Montana

Job Description

Work in a multi-disciplinary approach to plan, coordinate, monitor, and supervise the provision of services to the consumers enrolled in the Home and Community Based Services Program.

FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops a written plan of care. In conjunction with the HCBS Social Worker and determine the services to be provided based on identified consume needs.

Promote the consumer right to self determination.

Assess consumer needs.

Monitor service delivery.

Maintain fiscal responsibility to the Department.

Evaluate the provision of services for effectiveness, appropriateness, and quality.

Assist consumers with determining the most efficient use of the HCBS Program.

Identify and participate in the development of community resources to support consumers in their homes.

Establish rapport with consumers, families/caregivers, agencies, medical professionals, Regional Program Officers, and other case management providers.

Act as liaison for consumers, families/caregivers, and their health care professionals.

Work under timelines as designated by the HCBS Team Supervisor and/or the Department for the most appropriate completion of job functions in relation to consumer and Departmental needs.

Maintain consumer records as dictated by the Department and HCBS Team Supervisor.

Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.

Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.

Professional Requirements:

Adheres to dress code.

Completes annual educational requirements.

Maintains regulatory requirements.

Wears identification while on duty.

Maintains confidentiality at all times.

Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.

Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.

Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards

Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.

Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.

Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.

Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor in Nursing preferred or LPN, if state approved.

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse or LPN if state approved.

Certification in Case Management preferred.

Experience as a Nurse (RN/LPN)commensurate with minimum of three (3) years of professional nursing experience

Knowledge of case management methods, practice, and procedure.

Knowledge of the application of diagnostic and crisis intervention skills.

Knowledge of issues and needs of long term care consumers.

Prior knowledge of managing a budget.

Prior experience with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

Knowledge of human behavior, disabilities, and the aging process.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

Other Skills:

Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.

Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability to relate well to staff and other professionals.

Basic computer knowledge, data entry and/or word processing.

Special Requirements:

Valid state driver’s license and reliable automobile.

Proof of current automobile insurance.

Driving frequently in town, long distances, and occasionally over bumpy roads.

Infrequent lifting of up to 35 pounds.

Frequent climbing, squatting, sitting, bending, walking, reaching, kneeling, standing, and working at a desk

Frequent use of computer and review of written material.

Physical demand classification: Light to Medium

Physical Demands:

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see Description of Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.

About Us

Benefis Health System

The medical and professional staff at Benefis is wholly committed to delivering award-winning, comprehensive patient care. With a patient community of nearly 230,000 and a vast service area, we are the major referral hospital for the northcentral Montana region. But if you take a closer look, you'll see that we're much more than a hospital. Benefis is an entire health system, including a cancer institute, bariatric institute, heart and vascular institute, orthopedic center, senior care center, home health, health and wellness facility and much more.

Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana, rest on the high plains along the Rocky Mountain Front and is centrally located between Glacier National Park to the north and Yellowstone Park to the south. Residents thrive on our wide-open spaces, small town feel and big city services. A warm welcome awaits you in Great Falls.

Date Posted: Posted 1 month(s) ago

Job Family: PROF

Location: Butte, Montana