New York Telehealth RN Part Time

  • CircleLink Health
  • Remote
  • Sep 27, 2021
Registered Nurse

Job Description

CircleLink Health is in need of a registered nurse (20-25 hours per week) with a New York license, to manage patients with chronic conditions enrolled in Medicare's Chronic Care Management and Behavioral Health Integration programs. 

This is a telecommute/work from home position. 

Job Type: 1099 contract position (no end date): Care coaches are responsible for taxes and insurance.

Hourly Pay Rate (Efficiency-based) 

  • Average $27
  • Maximum $40.5

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Educate patient on self-management skills and goal setting. These are patients with chronic conditions such as:  Diabetes, CHF, COPD/Asthma, Hypertension, CAD, Ischemic Heart Disease, Anxiety, Depression.
  • Implement and update the Plan of Care. Update medications, appointments due, record biometrics, vital signs, and care coaching provided.
  • Utilize Motivational Interviewing or other behavior change techniques to coach and assist the patient with self-management.
  • Conduct Transitional Care Management activities to high risk patients discharged from the hospital and the ER to reduce unnecessary readmissions, i.e. medication reconciliation, medication adherence, identify red flags, address barriers, encourage follow-up care, how and when to seek appropriate level of care.
  • Reduce care gaps by encouraging or assisting with preventive care, and chronic care management, i.e. annual well visits, follow up visits, medication management, pre-visit labs, diagnostic tests due, preventive cancer screens.
  • Connect the patient with community resources as needed, i.e. transportation, personal care needs, homemaker or chore services, social services, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Current, unrestricted New York RN license
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficiency with electronic health records and web based applications 
  • Must be self-directed, able to work independently with little supervision while meeting performance metrics
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong telephonic skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Need to commit to certain # of hours per day and days of week
  • Be available to make calls on weekdays between 9am-7pm
  • RN needs a STRONG internet-connected computer and smartphone (iOS or Android)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Case Management or Chronic Disease Management experience
  • BSN
  • Case Management Certification
  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Transitional Care Management experience
  • Experience with Motivational Interviewing or other behavior change communication techniques

 

About CircleLink Health 

CircleLink is a digital healthcare company that improves health for the chronically ill by engaging patients through personal phone calls and/or mobile technology, helping to solve the ~$600 billion problem of preventable chronic complications.

Our patient engagement software and services enable physicians to monitor and manage their patients’ chronic conditions between office visits without investing in additional staff or technology.

We offer a fun team and the chance to significantly contribute to products already used by patients and doctors at top institutions (e.g., Johns Hopkins, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Emory and Tulane Medical Center).

CircleLink Health is an equal opportunity employer (EEO). In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to execute these principles and policies. CircleLink Health prohibits discrimination of any type and furnishes equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

The policies and principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) also apply to the determination, election, and treatment of independent contractors and any other people or firms doing business for or with CircleLink Health.