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Nuvance Health WCHC RN Case Manager - New Graduate in Danbury, Connecticut

WCHC RN Case Manager - New Graduate

Location: Danbury, CT, United States

Requisition ID: 36623

Salary Range: 32.64 - 65.01 HOURLY

Work Shift: MON-FRI, 8:30AM-5PM and weekend rotation


Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt


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Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates,


Under the guidance of the Clinical Nurse Manager, provides nursing services to assist patients in achieving optimal physical, mental and social well-being. Monitors patient outcomes. Communicate with the physician who is responsible for the home health plan of care and other health care practitioners as appropriate related to the current home health plan of care. New Grad RN Case Manager on interim basis until fully independent within 6 months.


  1. Assessment of physical, emotional, socio-economic needs and environmental needs of patients and their families.

  2. Provides direct skilled nursing care in accordance with the physician orders and documents care timely. Any skills not signed off by the preceptor/manager, will be the responsibilities of the new graduate and clinical nurse manager to prove competency prior to delivery of that specific care.

  3. Observes, evaluates and reports to the physician the patient’s physical and mental condition; changes in condition; and termination of care when goals are attained, or when termination of care is required according to agency policy.

  4. Provides patient, family and caregiver counseling and education.

  5. Participates in the agency quality assurance and performance improvement plan, and agency-sponsored inservice training.

  6. Under the direction of the preceptor and/or clinical manager, develops implements and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), caregiver and physician.

  7. After the first 90 days of employment, independently supervises and provides clinical direction to the LPN. Fulfills these responsibilities under the direction of the preceptor or clinical nurse manager within the first 90 days.

  8. Identification of patient and family needs for other home health services and initiates referrals when appropriate under the direction of the clinical nurse manager.

  9. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

  10. Maintains and Models Nuvance Health Foundational Values (Personal, Imaginative, Agile, Connected).

  11. Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

  12. Performs other duties as required.

Other information:

Required: Requires strong research skills, clear and concise interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of systems integration.

Minimum Experience: one year

Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; Experienced in qualified home health agency.

Location: Danbury-100 Saw Mill Road

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: MON-FRI, 8:30AM-5PM and weekend rotation

Org Unit: 607

Department: Registered Nurse

Exempt: Yes

Grade: S11

Salary Range:

$32.6400 - $65.0148 Hourly

Working conditions:


  • Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity

  • Little or no potential for occupational risk

  • Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force

  • Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.