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SCL Health RN Care Manager Ambulatory in Butte, Montana

Job Description:

The Nurse Care Manager works collaboratively with physicians and other members of the health care team to improve the health of patients with chronic conditions or complex needs. This position educates patients and families to help them manage their health care needs. The incumbent facilitates communication, coordinates services, addresses barriers, and promotes optimal allocation of resources while balancing clinical quality and cost management.


As a RN Care Manager, you need to know how to:

  • Coordinates the care and services for patients identified as needing assistance or meeting Care Management criteria.
  • Collects in-depth information about a patient's medical, functional, and social condition, to identify individual needs in order to develop a plan to meet those needs.
  • Works with patient and family/caregivers to determine specific goals and actions based on assessment. Coordinates discharge planning. Executes specific interventions to meet established goals. Organizes, integrates and coordinates the necessary resources to accomplish the goals and plan.
  • Assesses the patient's prior level of functioning, access to and/or use of community resources and available support systems.
  • Assists the care team in developing a plan of care which includes but is not limited to assuring appropriateness of services and care setting, assuring individualized support and education, determining the need for continued services, planning for discharge, and identifying and connecting patients/families with available community resources if needed. Collaborates with Physicians and other members of the health care team on the patient's behalf.
  • Identifies appropriate admission and continued stay issues. Enhances the quality of patient care through effective and efficient use of resources. Helps to identify strategies for reducing length of stay and appropriate utilization of services. Utilizes criteria including clinical pathway data and implements strategies to resolve controllable variances.
  • Attends, facilitates and participates in rounds and case conferences. Advocates for patient rights. Monitors efficiency and availability of services and evaluates outcomes through variance tracking, data collection.
  • Identifies needs, facilitates, or provides education to physicians and ancillary departments/nursing units regarding case management, discharge planning process, and roles. Participates in multidisciplinary groups and development of guidelines.
  • Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Your experience.

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing is required.
  • Current valid State RN License is required
  • Three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse is required, acute care setting required

Preferred Qualification

  • BSN preferred
  • Five (5) years nursing experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ongoing need for employees to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period.

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Rocky Mountain Clinic

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$32.84 - $58.35

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment todiversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities