The Transition of Care Nurse provides consultative and coordinating functions in the transitioning of patients from the acute care facility to home or alternative care sites. This position works in conjunction with the Nursing and Medical/Case Management departments of the hospital and at the direction of the management of AtlantiCare LIFE Connection. The Transition of Care Nurse also is responsible for the coordination of care of all AtlantiCare LIFE Connection participants currently residing in an acute care setting.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts, and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
LICENSE: Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of New Jersey. Valid New Jersey driver's license and proof of registration and insurance required. BLSHCP required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year working with the frail or elderly required. Minimum 1 year of experience as a home health or long-term care nurse or equivalent experience required, 2 years of medical/surgical experience required. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, blood-borne pathogens (including exposure to infectious disease), hazardous substances and potential injury.
Lifting approximately 50-100 pounds with assistance occasionally.
Traveling to company off-site locations is expected.
Requires heavy mental stress demands.
Ability to handle large numbers of interactions with multiple individuals compounded by constant interruptions.
This position reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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Benefits & Wellness
We believe that healthcare should be a rewarding career. That’s why we offer excellent compensation, exceptional health and wellness benefits, and internal resources and programs to support professional growth for our team members. Here, you’ll find everything you need to pursue your calling of caring for others, knowing that you’re working for an organization dedicated to your overall well-being.
Inclusion & Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what makes AtlantiCare a great organization. We recognize and celebrate individual differences as dimensions that enrich our workforce and allow us to be more creative, flexible and competitive. Our inclusive culture welcomes our employees to freely contribute their diverse ideas, background, talents and experiences to make this a place where everyone can be, and do, their best work together.
For many, the shore communities of southeastern New Jersey are vacation destinations, but for AtlantiCare employees, they’re home. Working at AtlantiCare allows you to experience shore life year-round. Here, you’ll find natural beauty, world-class entertainment, rich history, amazing arts, abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, sophisticated dining and plenty of family-friendly events all within communities you’ll love to call home.
The spirit of collaboration is alive and well at AtlantiCare. We empower our teams to be agents of change within our system. We encourage growth and support advancement. Our shared vision for advancing the health of the communities and people we serve guides us to do what’s right for each patient, our healthcare delivery system and the practice of medicine as a whole. We teach, grow and advance medicine together.