Vacancy Announcement

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE II

OB Care Management

 

Salary Grade:

69

Hiring Range:

$41,134 – $53,473

Closing Date:

This position will remain open until filled

Position Number:

535-50-323

Location:

Marion, NC

Description of Work:

• Pregnancy Care Management (PCM)/OB Care Management (OB CM) program works to achieve wellness and autonomy through advocacy, communication, education, identification of service resources and service facilitation to all Medicaid eligible maternity clients within the Foothills Health District. OB Care Managers help to identify appropriate providers and facilities throughout the continuum of services, while ensuring that available resources are being used in a timely and cost-effective manner in order to obtain optimum value for both the client and the reimbursement source.
• Provide outreach, population, identification, assessment and risk stratification and interventions. Review and enter all initial a follow-up pregnancy risk screens received from Pregnancy Medical Homes covered by the pregnancy care mangers.
• PCM/OB CM services are provided to all Medicaid eligible patients with a positive pregnancy risk screen in the Foothills Health District. If the risk screen is positive OBCMs complete a pregnancy assessment to identify patient problems and needs.
• Patient contacts and tasks will be carried out through various communication methods as face-to face contact during prenatal visit, home visit, community encounters, phone contact, mail, text, and e-mails.
• OBCM provide patients resources, education, referrals, and community contacts to address identified problems and needs. All positive and negative maternity risk screens are entered into the CMIS within 7 days.

Minimum Education And Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or a Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health nursing experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of NC by the NC Board of Nursing, and valid CPR.

 

Application Process:

To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to: Foothills Health District ATTN: Cindy Snyder (personnel@foothillshd.org) 221 Callahan-Koon Road Spindale, NC 28160, or fax to (828) 287-6059.

Applications can be obtained from the Personnel Office or downloaded at www.foothillshd.org . Resumes without an accompanying PD-107 will not be considered.