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DATE:9/2/13
STATUS:Regular, Full Time
SALARY RANGE:$41,766.09 - $54,388.09
TITLE:NURSE CASE MANAGER
GRADE:23
DEPARTMENT:Community Support & Treatment Services
LOCATION:2140 E. Ellsworth Rd., Ann Arbor
UNION AFFILIATION:AFSCME 2733 Unit A
JOB SUMMARY
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The nurse case manager will assist consumers with chronic medical conditions and mental illness toward self-management of multiple conditions. The medical case manager is a nurse who can perform a range of direct and indirect services within the Disease Management program. He/she assesses the need for medical assistance, takes clinical histories, and identifies abnormal findings. In addition, the employee assesses dysfunctional behavior and emotional trauma and develops and carries out appropriate treatment plans.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Collects and maintains necessary data from consumers and puts into appropriate electronic databases andd registries.
  • Takes clinical histories, identifies abnormal findings and assesses the need for medical assistance of identified consumers. Refers consumers to a behavioral health or physical health physician when appropriate.
  • Establishes nursing care objectives based on an assessment of a consumer's needs in relation to treatment goals
  • Assesses impact of co-morbid medical, psychiatric, and substance abuse diagnoses on management of diabetes. Assesses consumer need for assistance in managing diabetes. Assesses dysfunctional behavior, emotional trauma, and health status and develops and carries out appropriate treatment plans.
  • Develops a care plan for consumers identified as needing assistance in managing health conditions
  • Functions as part of the Disease Management team
  • Directly assists consumers in managing his/her diabetes (i.e., may assist consumers in checking blood glucose, attend medical appointments with the consumer, run a walking group, help consumer maintain a home blood glucose log, etc.) and mental illness
  • May provide mental health services to consumers in emergency situations. Identifies problem, precipitants, and resources available to the consumer to resolve the crisis.
  • Documents consumer status in electronic medical record
  • Communicates care plan to primary health care provider and other specialty providers
  • Assists consumer in completing various documents (i.e., releases, referral forms, PAPs, etc.) as required or requested
  • Provides wellness counseling, in conjunction with Health Educator or Case Manager
  • Coordinates care with CSTS mental health team and CSTS prescriber and participates in Person Centered planning process
  • Participate in daily team meetings (i.e., staff conferences) to assess and evaluate consumer's needs
  • Prepares forms, records, and reports associated with the work
  • Completes other duties as assigned
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION
  • Possession of a Bachelor's of Science in nursing.
EXPERIENCE
  • One (1) year of nursing experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Registered professional nurse
The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job, may be considered.

FILING DEADLINE: 9/11/13

CONTROL NUMBER: 1309-648-2350-0001

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