POPULATION HEALTH NURSE-DPC-PEDIATRICS (REMOTE)

Job description

Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in 34 locations throughout the Triangle.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

POPULATION HEALTH NURSE - DUKE PRIMARY CARE PEDIATRICS (REMOTE)

Pediatric Behavioral Health Care Manager -FULL TIME

Location:

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area: DUKE PRIMARY CARE

Duke Primary Care is the largest primary care network in the greater Triangle area with family medicine and internal medicine providers, and pediatricians in more than 30 locations throughout the Triangle.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

General Description of the Job Class:

The Behavioral Health Care Manager functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, ensuring excellence in pediatric behavioral health care, in an effort to achieve optimal mental health outcomes through a seamless model of access and care. Focus on improving mental health care for pediatric patients, physicians, family and community.

Work Performed:

  • The Pediatric Behavioral Health Care Manager utilizes the collaborative care model for treating depression and anxiety in pediatric primary care, working in partnership with the primary pediatrician and psychiatrist to provide high quality team based care
  • Responsible for conducting initial comprehensive psychological assessments, eliciting the patient’s and family’s treatment preferences and needs, presenting patient cases in the weekly rounds meeting with the consulting psychiatrist and communicating those rounds recommendations back to the primary care provider and then to the patient
  • The nurse, in the care manager role on the collaborative care team, conducts patient contacts through scheduled telephone and video appointments
  • Care management includes assessment of medication effectiveness and adherence, providing patient education on mood disorders and pain, and brief structured counseling that focuses on the patient’s own self-management of their depression and/or anxiety
  • Closely follow-up patients generally every two weeks to reassess / administer mental health screenings, assesses medication effectiveness and side effects, engages the patient in a therapeutic alliance, and encourages treatment adherence and self-management
  • Skills in motivational interviewing are helpful in guiding the patient in setting self-management goals

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • BSN is required for this position
  • At least 3 years of nursing experience
  • Organized and motivated by a fast-paced environment
  • Able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in chart review and able to assess needs quickly
  • Strong with the use of computer software tools and data files
  • Comfortable with continuous change and is self-motivated
  • Able to help build and establish new programs
  • Able to complete documentation in a quick and efficient manner (will be in electronic health record and other software systems developed for care management and population based program metrics)

    Level Characteristics
    Additional job expectations include the ability to:
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Promote programs and services to community
  • Build effective and trusting relationships with patient/peers
  • Use motivational interviewing and active-listening skills when assessing patient conditions, problems and interests
  • Use conflict-resolution skills when reaching consensus about plans of care and treatment decisions
  • Demonstrate confidence, compassion, political savvy, as well as attention to detail to apply these skills as decisions dictate
  • Be self-directed and able to organize and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 6/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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