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Population Health Nurse Care Manager

Fridley, MN

Blaze Health

Blaze Health is a joint venture between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health, which includes North Memorial Health primary care clinics, specialty care clinics and hospice. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Blaze Health is committed to transforming healthcare to remove the hassle and make it more accessible, more affordable and less complicated. Direct communication between care provider and insurer will help make the care experience better.

About Blaze Health, LLC

At Blaze Health, you’re part of an inclusive health family committed to offering a better way to navigate and experience healthcare. Our team connects and integrates all dimensions of health to create a seamless, simplified care experience. Caring for our customers and team is at the heart of all we do, and our culture is designed to actively support wellbeing, inspire innovation and encourage growth. Our strength lies in our diversity, and we embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person. Together, we’re empowering people to achieve their best health.

About this position

This position collaborates with clinical care team, population health team, and care coordination team as needed to address customer care management and chronic disease management needs.

This position works on-site in multiple clinic locations with the main location being Fridley, MN. Occasional travel between clinic sites is required. Interviews for this position will take place on-site or virtually via Microsoft Teams.

To ensure the highest level of protection from acquiring and transmitting disease, Blaze Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated for influenza and COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from the organization on file as a condition of employment.

What we’ll expect from you

Accountabilities:
• Conducts comprehensive clinical assessments, and gathers, analyzes, synthesizes and prioritizes customer needs and opportunities.
• Collaborates and communicates with customer, family, or designated representative on a plan of care that produces positive clinical results and promotes high-quality effective outcomes.
• Identifies and coordinates referrals to clinical care team members via EHR, i.e., Population Health Social Worker, MTM pharmacy team, Community Paramedics, and Certified Diabetic Educators.
• Facilitates Prescription Assistance and Financial Assistance Program referrals: identifies customers in need due to no insurance or low income, and places referral to Population Health Social Worker.
• Receives alerts that a customer attributed to the clinic was discharged from the Emergency Department or Inpatient Unit. The Population Health Nurse Care Manager provides those customers with transitional care management (TCM).
• Manages communication/care coordination with hospital, skilled nursing facility, and other healthcare professionals. Maintains open communication with inpatient/post-acute care management staff to ensure a smooth transition from acute and post-acute settings to home and timely and appropriate follow up care. Ensures care handoff between levels of care is seamless. Collaborates with other members of healthcare team to include staff from emergency department, inpatient, skilled nursing facility, home health, palliative care, etc.
• Collaborates with clinical care team, population health team, and care coordination team as needed to address customer care needs.
• Identifies participating customers in need of disease management and opportunities for preventative health interventions.
• Other duties as assigned by leadership.
• Serves as the population health team lead and works with department leadership to help build and grow this program.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• Demonstrates proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• Maintains skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.

Compliance
• Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting, and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in the Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer- and/or team member-related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• Bachelor's degree in nursing.  

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

Experience
• Three years of ambulatory care experience.
• Supervisory or team lead experience preferred.
• Care management/care coordination experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Strong communication and teaching skills.   

Licensure Mandatory

• RN licensure in the State of Minnesota.

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North Memorial Health is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. North Memorial Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, status with respect to public assistance, or other protected class status. North Memorial Health provides reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees and takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to protected class status. If you believe that you have been treated in a way that does not conform to these statements, please contact our HR Service Center: 763-581-6947. If you need a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, or to assist with the application process, please contact our HR Service Center: 763-581-6947.



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Blaze Health, LLC is a Federal government contractor or subcontractor.
As a part of our obligations under law, we must develop a written Affirmative Action Program for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans, as specified by law (AAP).
This AAP is available for inspection by applicants and employees in the Human Resources Office during normal business hours.


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