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Title:  MDS Nurse Case Manager

Application Deadline Date:  10/03/2022
Req ID:  40250
Department:  Vermont Veterans' Home
Location: 

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $37.83

Overview

The MDS Nurse Case Manager at the Vermont Veterans' Home performs specialized nursing work at a professional level assessing, evaluating, documenting, and/or authorizing clinical service delivery. Areas may include: Skilled Nursing Minimum Data Set (MDS), clinical procedures, durable medical equipment, and clinical case management, to support health and health outcomes and payment for services for individuals with a variety of complex health conditions. This position reports to the Director of Nursing Services and works closely with the clinical staff, and finance department.

 

The Vermont Veterans' Home is an experienced residential and healthcare campus for Veterans. The staff of the Vermont Veterans' Home work as a team to fulfill America's promise to care for our country's Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. To truly fulfill the promise, we offer clinical care and a wide range of services that are recognized as Best in Class for their effectiveness in patient-centered care. Together we strive to create an environment that provides our residents with the dignity and respect that they so rightfully deserve. For more information about the Vermont Veterans' Home, please visit this site.

 

This position is classified as a Nurse Case Manager/Utilization Review Nurse I by the Department of Human Resources.

Who May Apply

This position, MDS Nurse Case Manager (#40250), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Rebecca Souza at rebecca.souza@vermont.gov.
 Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
 
Any person who has had a charge of abuse, neglect or exploitation substantiated against him or her OR who has been convicted of an offense for actions related to bodily injury, theft or misuse of funds or property is not eligible under the Vermont Veterans’ Home licensing requirements. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including Vermont and national criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks where applicable.

Pursuant to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule regarding COVID-19 Vaccination, the Vermont Veteran’s Home (VVH) is requiring all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Those with a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief preventing vaccination can request an exemption without fear of retaliation or impact on job candidacy. Such exemption must be approved by the State of Vermont prior to an effective start date with VVH. If you wish to request exemption, please indicate this at the time of your interview and the necessary paperwork will be provided to you.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a facility, standard office setting and/or in the community. Extensive travel may be required, for which private means of transport must be available. Certain functions may require duty outside of normal work hours. Some resistance or objection to standards may be anticipated, requiring tact and diplomacy to achieve proper action. Duties involve need for effective communication and working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders, including the individual, family members and a number of health care disciplines and service providers; and operational integration with various other health care reform initiatives. Critical assessment skills are necessary to promote personal and client safety.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of (or eligible for) licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont OR eligible to practice in the state of Vermont via a multi-state license AND three (3) years or more of professional nursing experience in an acute hospital setting, long term care, health insurance carrier, or within a community health/public health setting.

 

NOTE: Must maintain Vermont or multi-state licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

Special Requirements

Reliable means of personal transportation is required for work out of the office or in the community and field based settings.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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