Are you interested in a unique RN role in a Patient-Centered Medical Home? Are you passionate about community health and patient education? Then this may be the position for you!
The primary responsibility of the RN Case Manager is to identify, screen, track, monitor and coordinate the care of patients with multiple co-morbidities and/or psychosocial needs and develop a case management plan of care for high-risk patients. This position will be utilized to focus on the full spectrum of needs of high-risk individuals to reduce risks and improve their health, including enabling and coordinating access to covered services; acquisition of needed medical supplies and equipment; health education and coaching; and home health services as needed. This position is based in the Yakima, Wash. area, but will travel as needed throughout the Yakima Valley and Spokane areas.
Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Assist patients in accessing community resources to help them manage and improve their complex health issues, providing equal focus of intervention and coaching.
Identify appropriate alternatives to hospitalization, and help patients navigate the health care system, educating them about options.
Promote continuity of care.
Establish communication with other team members, providing information to care teams and patients as required, serving as an intermediary between patients and providers.
Maintain high levels of patient and practitioner satisfaction of coordinated care.
Assure that services are delivered at the appropriate level of care in a timely, effective, and cost efficient manner.
This position requires 5 or more years of RN case management experience, a current RN license, and Case Management Certification (CCM).
YVFWC offers competitive pay and generous benefits package. Relocation assistance is available.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
Experience: Five or more years of directly relevant case management experience. Diverse clinical experience in caring for acutely ill patients with multiple disease conditions is preferred. At least 9 years of directly related experience can be substituted for the bachelor degree.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Case Management Certification (CCM) is required. Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice in Washington State or ability to obtain Washington State RN license prior to starting work; Current driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required. Must demonstrate ability to communicate at level 10 on the ALTA language proficiency test to be eligible for bilingual differential.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of utilization management, quality improvement, discharge planning, and cost management. Ability to work independently; ability to work with culturally diverse populations; ability to communicate effectively orally and written; knowledge of human service programs and the ability to develop effective working relationships with clients, social service providers and partners; ability to work some evening and weekends.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves over 120,000 people across 27 clinics and programs in two states. We have expanded medical care to include dental, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. We also offer community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, tobacco cessation, and three mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
The Pacific Northwest
Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, scenic ocean beaches and crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Because of the Cascade mountain range, the Northwest has two distinct climates: The west side is lush and green. Eastern Washington and Oregon, shielded from the rain-filled clouds by the high mountains, tend to be sunny and arid.
The two climates enable farms and orchards to produce a bounty of different fruits, berries and vegetables. And with 22 appellations, Washington and Oregon are also celebrated for their world-class wines.
No matter where you live in the Pacific Northwest, you will be within an easy drive to a thriving metropolitan area, offering fine shopping, theatres, museums and galleries. The area also boasts progressive public and private schools and world-class universities.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
We will let JOY in.
We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.
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