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Nurse Care Coordinator, Pittsfield

Company: Clinical & Support Options
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description CSO is looking for a Nurse Care Coordinator to join our Community Partner Program in Pittsfield. The Community Partner Program is an innovative service provider with a multidisciplinary team consisting of nurses, Licensed Clinical Behavioral Health Specialists, Bachelor's and Master's level Care Coordinators, and Peer Partners. Together we provide individualized support to adult MassHealth members who have complex medical and behavioral health needs. We coordinate communication between behavioral health, substance use, and medical care providers, and we connect people to services in the community to help them meet their self-identified health and wellness goals. Responsibilities Collaborate with CP team members in the development oftransition-of-care plans for Members who are discharged from inpatient care andother patients in need of in-home CP nurse visits. Conduct nursing visits to assigned Members in theirhomes or other residential settings. Visit shall include brief assessment andevaluation, provision of planned care, medication reconciliation, and patienteducation and support to assist them with self-management of their care. During outreach visit, communicate with family membersor other caregivers regarding the patient's care as appropriate and permittedby the patient. Following (or during) outreach visit, coordinate withCCC and/or CC as appropriate regarding further care and support for thepatient. Participate in Care Teams as appropriate for individualMembers needing ongoing outreach. Provide in-service training for CP staff on commonmedical issues and appropriate treatment, intervention and support strategies. Provide case consultation pertaining to medical issuesfor CCCs and other CP staff as requested. Communicate with non-CP members of Care Teams (e.g.,hospital staff, PCPs, nursing home staff) as needed to support and advanceappropriate care for Members. Conduct medication reviews and monitoring as needed. Qualifications Must be licensed in Massachusetts as aRegistered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, and have a minimum of threeyears of experience treating adults. Related degree preferred. Experience treatingindividuals with serious mental illness and substance use disorders preferred.Primary care experience strongly preferred.Must be familiar with community resources and possess good communicationand interpersonal skills. Ability to adapt to a variety of environments andmake decisions when faced with unplanned circumstances. Ability to establish trusting relationshipsthrough compassion, empathy and insight.Capacity to be an effective member of a Team. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and perspectivesof individuals from diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds. Computer proficiency required including abilityto work with email, electronic health record and word processing software. Driver's license and reliable transportation required. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, (English/Spanish speaking.) Benefits We provide our employees with competitive salaries and agenerous benefits package, including full coverage health and dental insuranceand ample paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays). Additionally,we offer a retirement savings plan and an employee referral bonus program. CSOprovides their staff with regular in-house training and professionaldevelopment opportunities with free CEUs. Our voluntary supplemental insurancesinclude short and long-term disability, cancer, accident and life. We alsooffer a premier employee assistance program (EAP) and personal cell phone plandiscounts. Our Agency Clinical & Support Options, Inc. is a behavioral health organizationserving individuals and families across Western Massachusetts. From its earlydays as a child guidance clinic, Clinical & Support Options has expandedinto a full service behavioral health agency, committed internally toexcellence while we collaborate externally with community partners toparticipate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for theresidents of our communities. We employ over 650 multi-disciplinary staff,helping thousands of families during the past 50 years. We have community basedoffice locations throughout Western Massachusetts, including Springfield,Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Gardner and Pittsfield. Our expertise, in a nutshell, is to support people in theirprogress towards self-sufficiency, no matter what challenges they face on thatjourney. Company Description Clinical & Support Options, Inc. is a behavioral health organization serving individuals and families across Western Massachusetts. From its early days as a child guidance clinic, Clinical & Support Options has expanded into a full service behavioral health agency, committed internally to excellence while we collaborate externally with community partners to participate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for the residents of our communities. We employ over 650 multi-disciplinary staff, helping thousands of families during the past 50 years. We have community based office locations throughout Western Massachusetts, including Springfield, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Gardner and Pittsfield.

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