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Disease Management RN - Manager

Company: Platinum Business Corporation
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Disease Management RNDisease Management Registered Nurse

Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX

Salary Excellent Compensation

Outstanding Full Time position for a Disease Management Registered Nurse Opportunity at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX!

Elevate your career and apply for our Disease Management Registered Nurse Opportunity in support of Lackland AFB!


Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing or completion of Bachelors in Nursing within one year of accepting position, or Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)

Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse

Experience: Minimum 5 years of full time nursing experience AND 2 years of continuous Disease Management experience.

Requirements: Must be a U.S citizen and have the ability to pass a background check/security clearance.

ASSIGNED DUTIES: *Please Note: A detailed Statement of Work will be provided prior to coordination of a formal interview. The Statement of Work would be specific to the Clinical Department requesting these services. The HCW shall provide services within the scope of the clinical privileges granted by the commanding officer, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following:

* Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
* Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.
* Identifies, develops and executes appropriate disease management activities and interventions such as, but not limited to, individual and/or group patient contacts and training classes.
* Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Strive to improve health outcomes for our beneficiaries with chronic medical conditions
* The Disease Manager focus will include but not limited to Diabetes, Asthma, Low Back Pain, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, CHF, COPD and Obesity.
* Management of Chronic Disease per utilization of Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG).
* DM proactively reviews CarePoint 4G: MHSPHP for high acuity patients. High acuity patients include but are not limited to high utilizers, chronic disease in focused areas, admission follow up for chronic disease, high ACG RUB/IBI scores, or elevated lab values (e.g. hemoglobin A1Cs or LDLs).
* The DM identifies patients who require interdisciplinary services and makes appropriate referrals as needed.
* Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
* Perform other nursing services required.


* Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.
* The DM nurses empower the patient with self-management tools and provide education about disease.
* The DM nurses ascertain the patients willingness to modify current practices and behaviors to avoid long term complications associated with chronic illnesses.
* The DM nurses follow-up to ensure patients understanding of their chronic medical condition and provide additional education and/or resources as needed.
* The DM will ensure patient has proper education on use of medications they are taking.


Duty Hours/Shifts: HCW hours of performance are 8 or 10 hour shifts between 0630 1700. Not to exceed 40 hours per week or 80 hours per two weeks.

On-Call Hours: N/A

Overage Hours: N/A

Place of Performance: Medical Treatment Facility at SAMHS Market, Joint Base San Antonio and Bulverde Clinic.


Platinum Business Corporation provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO

Keywords: Platinum Business Corporation, San Antonio , Disease Management RN - Manager, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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