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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1709
AJE Ref #
575821223
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
JOB DESCRIPTION:

ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED RN PASSIONATE ABOUT BRINGING YOUR EXPERTISE TO A LEADING HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION*

If so, you may be the right candidate for our NURSE CARE MANAGER position!



ENJOY A NEW COMPENSATION STRUCTURE IN NURSE CASE MANAGEMENT





POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:



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Wonderful opportunity to utilize your nursing knowledge and excellent communication skills to enhance the lives of patients and their families
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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care
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Enjoy Work-Life balance with a MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, DAY POSITION; occasional weekend rotation
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Become a part of Rush nursing staff, recognized four (4) times with Magnet designation



RESPONSIBILITIES:



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Collaborate with physician practices and members of the healthcare team to manage a complex caseload while promoting the effective utilization of services and care coordination for adult, geriatric, neonate, pediatric and adolescent patients
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Assess each person s health care needs, monitor effectiveness, and progress plans to achieve desired outcomes; coordinate social services to address psychosocial needs.
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Utilize expertise to review plans of care, identify barriers to effective and efficient utilization of resources and evaluate patients needs throughout the continuum of care.
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Actively participate in and initiate efforts to enhance patient flow and decrease length of stay, while increasing patient satisfaction and reducing readmissions
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Collaborate with inpatient staff and physician groups to determine goals for level of care, promote length of stay management and coordinate post-acute transitions. Confer, negotiate and advocate with physician practice groups, community providers, patients and the health care team regarding progression in the plan of care and dealing with variances.
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Provide education for staff including care managers, liaisons, nurses, physicians and allied health professionals.
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Model and maintain a quality based proactive person-centered approach to achieve department and institutional goals and process improvements.



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:



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BSN required. Master s degree in Nursing or related health discipline preferred
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Current RN License
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Three (3) or more years experience as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Case Management
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Ability to serve as a team resource for clinically complex cases within professional (nursing) expertise
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Excellent interpersonal skills and evidence of the ability to collaborate effectively with physicians, nurses, and members of the healthcare team.
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Ability to travel throughout the Medical Center.
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Case Management certification (CCM) preferred (or commitment to obtain within 2.5 years)
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Current CPR Certification preferred.



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:



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Rush University Medical Center is a four- time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL www.rush.edu
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Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care

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RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community. *LI-SK1

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.