Registered Nurse (RN) - Transitional Care

Location
Takoma Park, MD
Posted
Dec 06, 2018
Closes
Dec 11, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Washington Adventist Hospital

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Transitional Care RN collaborates with the patient, physician, case manager, and other healthcare providers to facilitate patient access to healthcare and social services that enhance the patient's health and well-being and his/her ability to adhere to the prescribed medical treatment regimen in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

The Transitional Care RN provides services to the client in a variety of community and clinical settings. This role works with a multidisciplinary team to identify patients in the hospital at increased risk for readmission and provide care coordination services in the outpatient setting by working with community providers and partners as well as the patient's family. This role works in conjunction with the Care Transitions and Management Department team to expand access to outpatient services and to support its mission of reducing readmissions by improving transitions of care.

The Transitional Care RN also helps guide and deliver non-medical interventions, community health education, and navigation, in partnership with Community Health Workers and other community partners.

Qualified candidates will possess:

• Bachelor's degree in nursing
• Current Maryland Registered Nurse license
• 3-5 years of nursing experience
• Strong assessment skills
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
• Ability to interact with various members of the health care team
• Ability to advocate for the patient/family
• Must be licensed and able to operate a motor vehicle as well as maintain automobile insurance and abide by requirements listed in AHC's Automobile/Fleet Management policy
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Computer proficiency in e-mail, Microsoft suite application (Excel, Word, Outlook), windows environment, and the Internet
• At least one year of prior experience as a nurse case manager or discharge planner in the acute care setting desirable
• Evidence of a high level of skill in assessment, identification of problems, care planning, identification and development of community resources and patient/family teaching required.
• Ability to work effectively with others to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems.


At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.
Work Schedule:


Full-time days



Tobacco Statement


Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.


Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.



Equal Employment Opportunity


Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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