Are you passionate about helping the elderly and have a Nursing background? Nursing Geriatric Care Management may be right for you.
Nurse Geriatric Care Manager
Nurse Geriatric Care Management is the process of organizing, coordinating and overseeing medical services and resources in response to an individual’s health needs. The position of Nurse Geriatric Care Manager requires an individual with strong clinical, professional, interpersonal and communication skills. The right candidate will work as a team member in a highly collaborative environment with various healthcare providers, caregivers, family members, social workers, trustees and legal guardians of the patient.
The primary role of the position is medical oversight and to assess, plan, coordinate, facilitate and oversee care for older adults with multiple chronic health issues.
The position does not include the provision of hands-on nursing care.
Local Orange County travel with scheduled client home visits and work from a home office.
Education & License
CA Nursing License in good standing.
Salary Full Time or Part Time
At market rate
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
Professional and experienced clinical nurse who enjoys working with patients, families, other care providers and ancillary service providers in a team environment. The position also includes mentoring and teaching others on the care team.
Needs Assessment: Perform needs assessment of patient in order to develop plan of care, prioritize goals and measure interventions. Plan of Care incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative actions. Advocate for client well-being and serve as a liaison between client, loved ones and healthcare providers.
Monitor Needs and Ongoing Nurse Care Management: Care Continuum process of needs re-assessment, Plan of Care updates goals and activities update and pro-active care monitoring. Results of follow-up visits will be compared to the initial assessment to determine what adjustments to activities and care are needed.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to promote a collaborative approach to care.
Strong clinical skills with experience in overseeing the older adult.
Excellent observational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills.
Detail oriented and self-directed.
Able to use a computer, have word processing skills along with an ability to learn and utilize Care Management system.
Demonstrate effective teaching and training skills.
Nurse Geriatric Care Manager will be required to visit clients in their home or care facility. The Nurse Care Manager will work from a home office. The position requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a computer/laptop and requires entering, viewing and revising text and graphics on the computer and on paper. Position also involves extensive communication via telephone.
Lee-Anne Godfrey, BSN, RN President