Registered Nurse (RN) Care Manager, Behavioral Health Community Partner

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 170972-1A
Date Posted: Oct 7, 2021
Category: Nursing

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

Sign on bonus up to $3,000 (pro-rated for part time)

The Behavioral Health Community Partner (BHCP) Program is a new and innovative care management program designed for eligible MassHealth ACO members. The program aims to engage individuals with high behavioral health needs and provide them with a care plan that utilizes a person-centered approach to healthcare. 

The Registered Nurse (RN) Care Manager is a critical part of the care team and is a highly administratively functioning nursing role. This position is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference in the Behavioral Health field.

The RN Care Manager’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Performs medication reconciliation, ensuring that the client  understands and adheres to medication administration, oftentimes coordinating with the enrollee’s PCP
  • Reviews comprehensive assessments including medical history, medical needs, medication and functional status
  • Collaborates with the BHCP care team to ensure that assigned enrollee’s behavioral and physical care needs are met and coordinated across the continuum of care
  • Assists in identifying supports that are available or could be made available to support enrollee in medication administration and compliance
  • Provides health education, coaching and symptom management to enable enrollee to manage their chronic condition(s)
  • Participates in training, clinical rounds, quality meetings, and treatment team meetings
  • Works effectively with community based resources, referral networks, and public/private systems of care
  • Perform other duties as needed to support the BHCP program requirements & specifications

Qualifications:

  • Valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • BLS Certification required
  • Experience in the field of mental health and/or substance abuse preferred
  • Experience with Excel, Word, and electronic health records preferred

Schedule:

  • Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.