Rush University Medical Center  Care Coord RN in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Care Coord RN


Shift: 1st

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


Job Number: 2018-3752

Job Description:

RN Care Coordinator – Rush Health

Seeking an Opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of Rush Health with

A New Position in Care Coordination?

Position Highlights:

  • The RN Care Coordinator for the Rush Health Care Management Program is an Illinois licensed Registered Nurse who provides patient care through a diverse role as a clinician, educator, care coordinator, advocate, and quality improvement facilitator.

  • Independently works in a collaborative relationship with other members of the healthcare team to improvedelivery of comprehensive, cost-effective patient and family-centered care.

  • Offers expert advice in prevention, health maintenance, chronic disease management, and clinical evaluation of medical and psychosocial needs.

  • Responsible for all activities related to planning, development, management, oversight, and continued growth of the Rush Health Programs.

  • Position will be located at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

  • Flexible work hours: Monday – Friday, No Weekends, No Holidays!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Works with County Care medicaid adult and pediatric population to establish and maintain individualized plans of care to meet patients’ needs.

  • Effectively establishes, builds, and maintains rapport with patients and family members.

  • Initiates interventions based on physician-approved protocols and standing orders (i.e. referrals to ophthalmology and age-appropriate preventive screenings such as mammograms, colonoscopy, smoking cessation counseling, etc.).

  • Refers patient/family to self-management support programs as needed.

  • Follow up with patients discharged from the hospital or Emergency Department to ensure rendering of aftercare supports and services.

  • Responsible for quality improvement initiatives including data collection, chart review, interdisciplinary collaboration, and analysis of patient data.

  • Maintains knowledge and understanding of all current evidence-based guidelines and objectives for patient care coordination/disease management.

Position Qualifications Include :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.

  • Current state of Illinois RN licensure required.

  • A minimum of two years of ambulatory nursing experience preferred, preferably with a focus in utilization management or case management.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills are required.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to function independently and prioritize effectively.

Rush Health Highlights:

  • Rush Health is a clinically integrated network of physicians and hospitals working together to improve health through high quality, efficient health services covering the spectrum of patient care from wellness, prevention and health promotion, to disease management and complex care management.

  • Rush Health employees enjoy the benefits and infrastructure offered as being part of Rush University Medical Center, but also are part of a separate, not-for-profit corporation, owned by its members, physicians and hospitals.

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.