Comprehensive Care Coordination/Managed Care RN (8C-2F)
at Salem Clinic

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Description

Hours: Full-time, M-F, 8-5
Union Street
Comprehensive Care Coordination/Managed Care

Job Summary/Position Objective:  Assist in activities of care coordination, care management, disease management, and managed care for Salem Clinic patients. 

Essential Functions:

Comprehensive Care Coordination
1.    Coordinate individualized care plans for patients during transitions of care, patients identified as high risk, or patients with high ED utilization.
2.    Facilitate patient access to services, educational programs, and understanding of their medical issues.
3.    Assist to develop strategies and interventions to improve patient’s compliance and understanding with plan of care.
4.    Provide medication and allergy reconciliation.
5.    Promote positive team dynamics within department and interdepartmentally.
6.    Alert Director to any potential practice liabilities.  

Managed  Care
1.    Coordinate inpatient review and discharge planning.
2.    Review DME, surgery, diagnostic, specialty referrals, home health and skilled nursing requests for medical necessity.
3.    Attend Utilization Review Committee meetings as needed.
4.    Prepare denial notices to patients as need according to plan requirements.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 
1.    Possession of an Oregon State RN license.
2.    Two years experience working in a medical facility.
3.    Effective customer service skills and a positive attitude.
4.    Strong written, verbal and telephone communication skills.
5.    Excellent organizational skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail.
6.    Ability to work in a high volume environment.
7.    Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment.
8.    Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and physicians.
9.    Ability to use a computer.  Proficient keyboarding skills.
10.    Knowledge of principles and skills needed to provide nursing assessment, intervention, and treatment.   
11.    Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients. 
12.    Knowledge of patient education principles to assist patients in caring for themselves.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • Job Type: Nurse
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/16/2019

About Us

Founded in 1925, Salem Clinic is deeply rooted in the Salem and Keizer medical communities. We have steadily grown from a three physician practice to one that includes over ninety healthcare providers and 500 staff members. Our multi-specialty group practice design benefits patients through every phase of life. Our physicians represent family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, urgent care and hospital medicine.

Our five convenient locations bring healthcare close to home for our patients. In addition to our primary care physicians and specialists, Salem Clinic also maintains a full service laboratory with a robust testing menu and an imaging department with highly skilled technologists. The Clinic’s ancillary testing capabilities include general x-ray, bone densitometry, CT, MRI, ultrasound, echocardiography, mammography, EKG, nuclear medicine and all varieties of blood, urine and other specimen collection and testing.

The large multi-specialty group practice setting enables Salem Clinic to provide patients with truly comprehensive care. We are large enough to have the resources to be on the cutting edge of technology and care models and small enough that every individual staff member can be heard and can affect change.

Salem Clinic staff and physicians are held high standards for customer service and teamwork creating a professional and friendly work environment for all to enjoy!

Are you interested in joining our team? We are looking for customer service oriented persons who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-based, ever changing environment. We want persons who are looking for long-term employment. We reward longevity with a generous retirement benefit that includes a 10% contribution, with no matching required.

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