Hickory, NC, USA
Catawba Valley Medical Center
Patient Care Manager / Full-Time / 1st / (Posted 01/12/2021)
The Patient Care Manager (PCM) coordinates patient care working synergistically with the inter-professional clinical care team, the patient and family to achieve quality outcomes. Provides evidence based culturally sensitive care, monitors patient and healthcare outcomes and applies best practice nursing strategies. Assists in mentoring direct care staff related to clinical performance and measured outcomes. Participates in resolving patient issues or complaints. Leads and coordinates discharge planning with the inter-professional team. Develops and revises policies appropriate to clinical practice and patient population.
Education and Credentials:
• Graduate of accredited BSN nursing program.
• Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State.
• BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date.
Five years nursing experience. Served in the capacity of one or more of the following: charge nurse, preceptor, team lead, successfully led projects, or BCLS, ACLS, PALS instructor. Effective 11/01/16, newly employed and current employees transferring into this role are required to possess the five or more years of nursing experience along with experience as charge nurse, preceptor, team lead, successfully leading projects, or BCLS, ACLS, PALS instructor. Given training and on-the-job experience, incumbent should be proficient in the basic aspects of the positions within three months of employment date.