PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL / INTEGRATED CARE - AMBULATORY CARE COORDINATION
SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Community Based Nurse Care Coordinator (CBNCC) supports the provision of care coordination in a manner that recognizes the Enrollee and the medical home care teams as essential partners in the Enrollees care. These services are offered at the patient's home, physician appointments, and/or hospital stay. The CBNCC may work independently or in collaboration with a Community Based Social Worker Care Coordinator if the Enrollee is determined to be socially complex. Makes assessment of potential barriers that impede care or unaddressed behavioral needs. Collaborates with Enrollee and medical care home team to develop and implement a plan that mitigates barriers and links patients to appropriate resources. THE CBNCC works across sites of care and with multiple disciplines to achieve the desired outcomes of the Enrollee. MULTIPLE VACANCIES
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university is required. (Must provide original college / university transcript at time of interview)
A licensed Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of work experience with responsibilities for care coordination across multiple healthcare settings and providers is required .
A minimum of one (1) year of experience in utilization management or case management is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of experience in ambulatory nursing, home health or public/community health is required.
Must have access to an insured vehicle and possess a valid Illinois driver's license for field duties. (Must provide driver's license and proof of automobile insurance at time of interview)
Master's degree in Nursing, Public Health, or Business from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Prior experience using Milliman or InterQual criteria sets and an understanding of clinical algorithms is preferred.
Experience working with the patient centered medical home model of care delivery is preferred.
A minimum of two (2) years of work experience in acute care nursing is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.