Premise Health Disease Management Nurse (RN) in Merrillville, Indiana
We have an opening for a Full Time Disease Management Nurse (RN) to work at our employer health center located in Merrillville, IN!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Provides education and counseling to patients for any of the Health Risk and Condition Management (HRCM) programs offered by Premise Health.
Works with employees one-on-one or in small groups to assist in meeting health and wellness goals related to weight, nutrition, exercise, stress, tobacco cessation, work/life balance and general health.
Monday, Thursday and Friday 830a-5p
Tuesday and Wednesday 10a-7p
Health Risk Management Responsibilities:
Supports a proactive, multidisciplinary team approach directed toward prevention, education and health promotion
Establishes supportive relationship with client employee
Provides disease specific self-care education to client employee enrolled in the various HRDM programs
Assesses client employee’s educational/clinical needs, prioritizing and individualizing program based on elicited information
Acts as resource for client employees
Documents sessions and progress into the electronic medical record
Collaborates with Physician or other Licensed Independent Practitioner and other HRCM nurses to arrange for further medical treatment when needed
Consults with other members of the healthcare team to solve problems and seek advice. Designs interventions to improve outcomes.
Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice
Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information
Participates in outreach/follow-up phone calls and follow-up patient visits
Shares questions and concerns with the Health Center Manager or Site Medical Leader
Assists in the development of criteria to measure outcomes, assists in the analysis of data for quality improvement, interprets study results, identifies limitations and barriers and recommends alternatives
Serves as patient advocate
Develops and presents educational services for associated persons or departments as appropriate
Acts as facilitator of Care Team meetings.
Wellness Coach responsibilities:
Delivers one on one and/or group coaching sessions in the areas of weight, nutrition, exercise, stress, tobacco cessation, work/life balance and general health
May coordinate and conduct wellness programs in areas such as nutrition, stress management, weight management, smoking cessation, exercise and others
Coach effectively in-person and by phone
Collaborates with health center staff to coordinate and promote health and wellness programs
Works closely with third party health and wellness vendors
May assist the Director of Site Operations in assessing and maintaining reports, evaluating the coaching program(s) & conducting ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs
Represents the health center, as appropriate, in scheduled or ad hoc employer meetings regarding health and wellness events or strategic initiatives
Currently licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice
Either certified in an ICF-accredited coaching program or ability to complete Wellcoaches® certification by the end of the first year of employment
Current certification AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university (preferred)
At least three years’ experience as a Registered Nurse caring for patients with any of the following conditions: Type 2 diabetes, asthma, heart disease, heart failure or hypertension.
Experience working as a wellness coach
Experience in Disease Management, Certificate in Case Management, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) a plus (preferred)
Experience in health promotion or work site wellness and public speaking (preferred)
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records (preferred)
Knowledge and Skills:
- Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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