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Title:  Nurse Case Manager I

Application Deadline Date:  07/20/2022
Req ID:  34661
Department:  Vermont Health Access
Location: 

St Johnsbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $36.72 - $57.59

Overview

Hourly rates within the Classified Bargaining Unit Pay Plan will change effective July 3, 2022. At that time, the starting rate (Step 1) for this job opening will be $37.83 per hour.

 

Make a difference for at risk and high-risk Vermonters as a RN Nurse for the Vermont Chronic Care Initiative (VCCI). Have the work/life balance you need with a Monday-Friday schedule and a supportive hybrid work environment. The State of Vermont has immediate openings for Nurse Case Managers. Eleven paid state holidays, in addition to a robust benefits package. Loan repayment may be available via federal/state eligibility requirements.


RN Nurse Case Manager Responsibilities:
•    Areas include: Holistic clinical case management, to support health and health outcomes for individuals with a variety of complex health conditions. 
•    Setting is based upon agency of hire and will include office, facility, or field-based work. Individual reports to nurse supervisor, manager and/or director and works closely with the Medical Director.
•    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. 
•    Clinical experience and knowledge, knowledge of community, and community culture are necessary.


Location:
This position primarily covers Caledonia/Essex/Orleans Counties, but flexibility to cover other counties may be requested. 

Who May Apply

This position, Nurse Case Manager I (Job Requisition #34661), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact heather.mcphee@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

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). 
•    Case management experience/certification, knowledge and experience with working with systems of healthcare, prior work in an Insurance Company setting is ideal. 
•    Experience working with people with substance abuse/mental health and home visiting experience and knowledge of community is preferred. 
•    Case management certification within 2 years is a goal for this position.

Special Requirements

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

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with applicable hiring standards, fingerprint supported criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks, as appropriate to the positon under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion, or demotion into a classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

For positions at the Vermont Veterans' Home: 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.

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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

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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