Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0023
Post Date 2/6/2019
Title Behavioral Health Nurse Care Manager
City Tulsa
State OK
Description This is a part time position.

The Behavioral Health Nurse Care Manager works in the Wellness Programs providing chronic disease management and health wellness promotion through patient self management and coordination of care, patient education on health issues in individual and group settings, identifying community resources to assist patient needs, medication management, and data tracking for quality improvement measures.

The Behavioral Health Nurse Care Manager will work in collaboration with behavioral health and primary care providers care team to identify and proactively manage the needs of clients with high risk or complex medical, behavioral health and/or psychosocial problems through individual, group and telephonic support. Will develop and implement a care management plan based on patient goals, preferences and disease states to promote improved health care outcomes and quality of life. Will also link patients to appropriate community resources, facilitate referral to appropriate care services, support client self-management, and communicate with behavioral health and primary care providers to reduce barriers to improving health care outcomes. The Behavioral Health Nurse Care Manager serves as an integral team member assessing patients for risk of adverse health outcomes and measures the impact of care management interventions.

Requirements Requires completion of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or higher degree in Nursing, current nursing license in the state of Oklahoma and minimum 2 years of community health experienceand 2 years clinical nursing experience preferred. Knowledge of community resources required. Experience in Care Management and previous experience working with clients with mental illness and or substance abuse and case management experience or certification is preferred. Working knowledge of the provision of health care in a variety of settings. Excellent communication skills and ability to form collaborative partnerships across all service settings. Skills in exercising judgment, initiative in self-control, patience in following detailed and or written instructions and ability to maintain a sympathetic and harmonious relationship with peers and clients with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Good listening skills. Sound organizational, reasoning and problem solving skills. Ability to assimilate new information and technologies into daily work. Strong computer skills: Competent in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Ability to interact with individuals with diverse cultural and religious customs. Must have an Oklahoma driver’s license and car for program related travel.IND 123
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