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Care Coordinator, CMO Office, Full-Time, Day Shift, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
We're hiring a Care Coordinatorfor the CMO Office in a Full-Time, Day Shift at the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL. Please note this role includes traveling to our additional facilities located throughout the South and Southwest city and suburbs.
Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in an innovative role as a Care Coordinator! As a Care Coordinator, you will work on a multidisciplinary team including physicians and payers to ensure the patient's progress in the acute episode of care through post discharge, is quality driven by cost effective and resourceful goals. The Care Coordinator works alongside attendings and consulting physicians to facilitate effective patient transition through the process of hospitalization.
The Care Coordinator works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patient needs are met and care delivery is coordinated across the continuum, as well as appropriately reimbursed by payers as contracted. In this role, you will seek the expertise of social workers in an effort to resolve psycho-social patient care issues, and develop complex patient transition and/or discharge plans as needed. This individual will interact with patients, family members, healthcare professionals, the Chicagoland community and state agencies. The Care Coordinator serves as a liaison between the hospital and community agencies or facilities for the exchange of clinical and referral information. The Care Coordinator is responsible for maintaining hospital compliance with the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) series and CMS guidelines. In addition, the Care Coordinator provides case review information to third party payers, assists in the denial and appeals process, and assesses quality, levels of care and identifying and reporting potential risk management issues. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job. They are also responsible for participation in, and completion of, all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position. The Care Coordinator conducts all job responsibilities in coalescence with the University of Chicago Medicine PRIDE values.
Care Coordinator Education and Experience Requirements:
- Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited academic body.
- Must be a licensed Registered Nurse with a valid, unrestricted State license.
- Must have a minimum of five years' experience working in a clinical setting as a Registered Nurse.
- Must have experience working in case management or care coordination.
- Certification in Case Management preferred. (i.e. CCM, CCCTM, etc.)
Located in Historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is a not-for-profit integrated and academic health system of hospital and physician services, providing world class care since 1927. UChicago Medicine operates four hospitals and a state-of-the-art ambulatory-care facility located within a medical center campus of twenty interconnected buildings, along with several satellite facilities situated throughout Chicago's south suburbs. In addition, Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located outside of the main medical campus in Harvey, IL. Today, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Division, including Ingalls Memorial Hospital encompass over 800 beds and employ nearly 12,000 people, which includes more than 800 attending physicians, 1100 residents and fellows, and 2,600 nurses.
UChicago Medicine's mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient's dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine has established a market identity “At the Forefront of Medicine”, and has consistently been able to attract a critical mass of talented physicians, healthcare professionals and staff to treat the most complex clinical problems. In recognition of this excellence, U.S. News and World Report rank many of our programs as among the best in the United States.
Why Join Us?
We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,
University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.
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