The Assessment, RN Care Manager works collaboratively as part of a care management team to guide prospective families through the initial assessment process, assess consumer and caregiver eligibility for services, develop an initial person centric plan of care and meet established timelines for timeliness of assessment and service activation.
The RN Care Manager coaches, advocates and educates caregivers to assist with the daily health and well-being needs of consumers. This position supports the ongoing care management needs of cases as needed.
This person needs to be willing to cover a wide geography, handle an overflow, west, north, a little bit south. Willing to travel as needed.
• Manages initial contact with prospective families and educates them on qualifications as it relates to the consumer, caregiver and home.
• Educates prospective families on the benefits of Adult Foster Care (AFC) services
• Completes and coordinates all applicable clinical assessments and clinical evaluations
• Coordinates consumer service activation and ensures that all required forms and standard procedures are followed for the activation process. Conducts orientation training for each caregiver before the caregiver enters the program as well as on-going training as required
• Develops strong understanding of payer options and is able to guide prospective families through service activation process for applicable payer source
• May provide ongoing coaching to caregiver in conjunction with Care Manager as needed to drive
effective utilization of established best practices and protocols
• Develops and reviews each member’s plan of care on an ongoing basis
• Assists caregiver with onboarding on HIPAA secure technology platform. Ensures caregiver has proper understanding of how to successfully submit electronic daily communication
• Completes nursing progress notes corresponding with each on-site visit or encounter, or more often as the member’s condition warrants
• Ensures continuous survey readiness and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation agency standards
• Must hold an active Registered Nurse (RN) License in MA.
• Minimum two (2) years of recent experience in direct care of elders or adults with disabilities
• Ability to travel (usually by automobile) within assigned geographic area; valid driver’s license and automobile insurance is required
• Experience in case management, care planning and assessment for cases including but not limited to eldercare, people with disabilities, and other complex medical needs in a health care setting
• Proficiency in common software and web-based applications (MS Office, case management systems)
Travel radius - Boston. Set your own schedules - work/life balance. 100% on the road.
Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
***NO NIGHTS, NO WEEKENDS, NO HOLIDAYS, & NO ON CALL***
- Benefits beginning on the day of hire