Rush University Medical Center  Ambulatory RN 2 Oncology in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Ambulatory RN 2 Oncology


Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-3347

Job Description:

Ambulatory RN 2 – Oncology – Care Management - Population Health

Are you interested in being part of a new care model developed to providehigher quality, more highly coordinated oncology carefor Medicare patients?

If so, the RN Care Manager for patients receiving treatment in our Rush Cancer Center may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Position Highlights:

  • Utilizes the CMS Oncology Care Model (OCM) which is an innovative, multi-payer model focused on providing higher quality, more coordinated oncology care.

  • Participates in the new care model, be an integral part of a multidisciplinary care management team composed of a nurse, social workers, a financial counselor and a patient care navigator.

  • Provides care coordination to support Medicare beneficiaries receiving treatment for cancer to ensure the delivery of high quality, efficient, timely, and cost-effective health care services.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supports and provides outreach to patients who have recently been discharged from the hospital or ED.

  • Assesses the health care, educational, and psychosocial needs of the patient/familyand uses standardized tools to identify patients that are at risk for poor health outcomes.

  • Works with care management team, patient's treatment team in the cancer center, all other providers of the patients care and patient and their caregiver to develop individualized care plan/goals.

  • Works to improve identified outcomes, including reducing ED visits, inpatient admissions, and promoting overall health and well-being among patients in the model.

  • Identifies extrinsic barriers to adherence (i.e. transportation, financial concerns or pharmacy coverage) and work with patient, care team and other available resources to alleviate barriers.

  • Facilitates communication with patients and the care team, coordinates referrals, and promotes optimal allocation of available resources.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current RN Licensure in the State of Illinois.

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Nursing required.

  • 3 years of progressive nursing experience in hospital, ambulatory, or home health setting is required.

  • Prior experience in Oncology is preferred.

  • Prior experience in case management, care coordination, transition of care, and patient advocacy is preferred.

  • Prior experience working with patients who may encounter obstacles to care.

Company Highlights:

  • 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.

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.