The digital RN cares for patients virtually within the scope of the nursing practice license. Leveraging a variety of technology tools and software, the digital RN is responsible for the clinical monitoring and care for the patient including, but not limited to: clinical assessment, evaluation of clinical information that is being monitored and collected from patients, managing clinical protocols, assessing psychosocial needs, recommending services for the patient to the provider (i.e home health, DME, rehab services), creating collaborative care plans, performing case management functions and escalating clinical concerns to a provider in accordance with established protocols.
***Please note the hours of operation will be 7:00am -8:00pm, with a weekend rotation required. There will be 2 shifts: 7:00am-3:30pm and 11:30am to 8:00pm***
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric and adult patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and care needed
Collaborates with the Patient Digital Ambassador (PDA) to monitor clinical dashboards and real-time clinical biometrics
Performs case management functions including, but not limited to: assessing for clinical and psychosocial needs, identifying the need for home healthcare, rehab services (PT, OT, Speech, ect), assisting with financial applications, including Medicaid, identifying and assisting with the need for guardianship.
Ensures timely setup of ordered services - home health, DME, rehab services
Performs Transitional Care Management Interactive Calls
Helps patients and families to navigate the health system to receive necessary care
Facilitates communication amongst providers, including scheduling huddles to discuss patient situations when necessary
Provides Care Coordination and Care management as appropriate
Functions as a liaison between patients, physicians and staff to provide accurate communication
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing; BSN within 3 years of hire
RN license or eligible for licensure in the state Delaware/Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Two years' experience as an RN, primary care experience preferred
Certification in Case Management through the Commission for Case Management (CCM) within 18 months of eligibility is required.
Internal Number: JR57677
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.