Nurse Care Manager
Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo
Agency Contact: Andrea Bedard
- Position Type: Full Time
- Job Type: Permanent
- County: Other
- Salary Range: Minimum Starting Salary: $46,321.60 per Year
- Send applications to: www.iskzoo.org/careers
- Please include your resume when applying.
Do you have a passion for integrated health and care coordination? Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work as a Nurse Care Manager!
What You Will Be Doing
As a Nurse Care Manager, you willhave the opportunity to specialize in integrative health by coordinating patient care across the behavioral and physical health spectrum of services. You will be responsible for a caseload of high risk patients and will work as a liaison between ISK and other physical health providers to ensure your patients receive appropriate services and continuity of care. This may include triaging referrals, scheduling mental health assessments or emergency mental health services, and/or coordinating a same day psychiatric consultation for primary care doctors. You will develop an integrated health care plan for your patients and work in collaboration with other providers to ensure care plan goals are met. Additionally, you will be responsible for tracking outcomes of patients participating in your program. This is a grant funded position through April 30, 2022.
What We Require
Associate’s degree in Nursing (Bachelor’s preferred) along with a valid RN license in the State of Michigan, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. A minimum two years’ experience in the primary care or mental health field, preferably in a community setting. Strong understanding of recovery-oriented services for individuals who have psychiatric needs, are intellectually/developmentally disabled, and/or who have substance use disorders. Intermediate computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Strong experience with electronic health records and the ability to work within more than one system.
Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.
Why Work For ISK?
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve in the Kalamazoo community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, work/life balance and encourages ongoing education for professional development.
We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, with some of the best retirement plans in southwest Michigan. You will also enjoy 10 paid holidays, 23 days of PTO and the opportunity to earn additional PTO hours for participating in our wellness program!
Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.
We look forward to meeting you!
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts– Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.
Working Conditions– Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of video display terminal (VDT) for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing VDT. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.