HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Nurse II - RN Case Manager in ABILENE, Texas
Job/Position DescriptionStarting Salary: $6141.66Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living CentersThe state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you! Free CEUs and updated resources through Lippincott access for all nurses. Starting salary for this position: $5583.33Brief Job Description:The RN Case Manager performs complex nursing work providing for the assessment, care and integrated treatment of individuals residing at the SSLC. Oversees the delivery of nursing care necessary and monitors the health care status to meet the health care needs of individuals assigned to the caseload. As a member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT), works closely and professionally with members of other disciplines to ensure that communication is in place to provide consistent, high quality interdisciplinary and holistic care for all persons served. Performs physical assessments, documents healthcare needs, develops health care plans, oversees the implementing nursing intervention(s), evaluates and analyzes the outcomes of the interventions. Works proactively to ensure optimal health care outcomes for assigned individuals. Reviews available documentation for issues and incidents involving assigned individuals. Performs and reports trend analysis of health care needs and/or issues to the appropriate person and creates nursing care plans that accurately and definitively direct the implementation of all necessary care. Self-initiates to maintain competence in nursing best practices. Uses established nursing methods, procedures and techniques to successfully complete job duties. Attends medical appointments with individuals when need to ensure optimal communication and continuity of care. Participates in quality assurance reviews, attends meetings, mentors and coaches new RN case managers as assigned, and participates in committees and workgroups as assigned. Provides treatment to HHS employees injured https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=525721 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.