Rachel Brinkley, RN, MSN, recently was appointed to the position of manager of the Case Management Department at Nash Health Care.
In her new role, Brinkley will work closely with doctors, patients, families and insurance carriers to ensure the care patients receive best suits their needs.
A native of Rocky Mount, she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and her master’s degree in nursing leadership from East Carolina University. Brinkley has worked at Nash Health Care for five years, where she has served as a fourth floor nurse, case manager and shift coordinator. She is certified in medical-surgical nursing.
Brinkley, who lives in Wilson, also was instrumental in implementing the DAISY nursing recognition award at Nash Health Care.
Case management employees not only promote patient participation in the patient’s own care and planning, but they also perform quality review processes and arrange transfer4 of care to another level of care including home care, acute rehabilitation and long-term care.