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Perinatal Case Manager

Company: Pueblo Community Health Center
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Perinatal Case Manager: Salary Range: $30.26 - $33.00 an hourAll Pueblo Community Health Center employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq..), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq.), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.Job Summary:To provide medical case management services to the obstetric patients of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc. To develop and maintain the perinatal education program for Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Reports to:Perinatal Services ManagerSupervision Exercised:NoneEducation/Experience/License/Certification:Registered Nurse with valid Colorado license.Additional training in health education.Experience in obstetric or perinatal care preferred.Experience in health education.Valid driver s license and auto insurance as required by law.Current B.L.S. with skills demonstration C.P.R. certification for Healthcare Providers requiredRequired Travel:Frequent travel may be required including day-to-day local travel.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Conversational Spanish desirable.Ability to work independently.Excellent interpersonal skills.Essential to have ability to understand verbal information, ability to exchange verbal information with others and ability to present information verbally.Essential to have ability to read and understand written materials and ability to compose information/instruction in written form.Essential to have ability to memorize.Essential to be able to reason mathematically and to have analytical and problem solving skills.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ensure the function and activities of this department to embrace the philosophy, mission, values and Communicate with Heart service model supported by the Board of Directors of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Adhere to the guidelines and procedures of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Function as primary obstetric nurse for routine prenatal care and medical screening for Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Medically case manage the obstetric population:Perform initial OB screeningSchedule OB visitsProvide patient educationFollow up on no shows and labMaintain OB patient chartsPerform triage of OB phone callsTransfer information to L & DPerform daily hospital roundsProvide patient education including quarterly Lamaze class series and one-to-one prematurity prevention counseling sessions.Work with the Prenatal Plus Coordinator to comply with the guidelines of the Prenatal Plus program.Maintain monthly statistics on the OB population.Develop and maintain linkages between the physicians of Pueblo Community Health Center and those of Southern Colorado Family Medicine and its programs. To include scheduling HROB, case managing HROB visits and transfer of information to HROB.Assist in maintaining linkages with community agencies.Ensure that all points of contact with the patient are adequately documented in the medical record, including patient phone calls, visits, and contact with other community agencies.Maintain patient confidentiality.Provide perinatal care appropriate to the age-specific needs of all patients in accordance with the principles of growth and development for infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric life cycles.Maintain knowledge of current technology related to perinatal nursing.Assist with gynecologic procedures and case management of gynecology patients.Maintain CPR certification.Adhere to infection control policies and proceduresParticipate in the peer review process in the departmentThe employee may be required to provide services to an individual who is not a patient of the health center when the provider is then asked, called upon, or undertakes at or near the location of an emergency to provide service to a non-health center patient in an emergency situation or temporarily treat or assist in treating the non-health center patient.The employee may be required to provide supervision of students and medical residents providing care at the health center s facilities.Perform other duties assigned.The above duties are not all inclusive and are not intended to limit or define the duties that may be assigned.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that are typically required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee frequently communicates with employees and the public and must be able to exchange accurate information while performing patient care tasks and routine office tasks.The employee frequently retrieves and disseminates information using written materials and electronic devices.The employee frequently observes, receives and otherwise obtains information from all relevant sources and identifies information by categorizing, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.The employee frequently utilizes medical equipment necessary to maintain medical and basic lab activities in an ambulatory care clinic.The employee frequently operates computers and other office productivity equipment.The employee occasionally remains in a stationary position while performing patient care tasks and routine office tasks.The employee frequently moves about the office; and positions self while performing patient care tasks and routine office duties such as accessing files and operating equipment.The employee frequently moves or positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds while performing patient care tasks and routine office duties such as opening file drawers, moving patient files, etc.Pueblo Community Health Center offers a flexible benefits program to full-time and part-time employees working 20 hours or more per week.Benefit opportunities presently available to employees are listed below:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong-Term Disability InsuranceShort-Term Disability InsuranceLife Insurance403(b) Tax-Sheltered Annuity PlanCafeteria 125 Flexible Spending AccountIn addition to the benefits available for purchase through the Cafeteria 125 plan, Pueblo Community Health Center offers supplemental insurances and generous paid time off benefits including holidays and personal time off (PTO). The organization also contributes to the employee s tax-sheltered annuity plan after one year of service.Company's website:

Closing Date: Open until filled.Pueblo Community Health Center is a tobacco-free workplace. EOELocation: Pueblo Community Health Center PerinatalSchedule: PRN, varied

Keywords: Pueblo Community Health Center, Pueblo , Perinatal Case Manager, Executive , Pueblo, Colorado

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