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Care Transitions Nurse

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Responsible for coordinating a patient-centered, interdisciplinary plan of care for patients in the acute inpatient care setting. Work collaboratively with internal and external care providers, facilities and agency partners to ensure a coordinated post-acute discharge or treatment plan is in place so to support a seamless transition of care. Responsible for implementing workflows and processes involved in facilitating discharge care planning activities such as arranging for post-acute facility transfers or in-home support services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years nursing experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to prioritize and make independent clinical judgments required.
  • Experience with basic patient care equipment, policy procedure and protocol manuals required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with an interdisciplinary team required.
  • Effective critical thinking/analytical skills required.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate care across the continuum required.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior nursing experience in related field preferred.
  • Based on position, prior experience in one or more of the following areas including oncology, cardiovascular care, neonatal intensive care, nephrology, solid organ transplantation, general medical/surgical care, emergency care, critical care, med spa, dialysis, interpretation, and explanation of physical/laboratory/screening results preferred.
  • Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.
  • Based on position, successful completion of nephrology nurse education program preferred.
  • Knowledge of health care financial environment and reimbursement systems preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel preferred.
  • Experience with graphic software preferred.
  • Experience with patient teaching materials preferred.
  • Understanding of related patient registries and data bases preferred.
  • Experience leading/supervising a team preferred.
  • Based on position, certification preferred in one or more of the following areas including Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) , Blood and Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Oncology Nursing Certification (OCN), Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) department dependent required, transplant coordination, and/or Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) preferred.

*Exception details: EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.

EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes September 28, 2017
Requisition 35327
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At The Nebraska Medical Center
Department Case Management
Hours Varied Hours As Needed. Not Benefit Eligible.
Schedule Casual (PRN)
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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