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Title:  Home Care Liaison-North Region Hospitals

Req #:  120511
Facility:  Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate at Home offers comprehensive, quality home health and hospice care throughout metropolitan Chicago, surrounding counties and down to central IL.  As Illinois’ largest, privately held home health care and hospice provider, we have the means and opportunities to enhance your worklife quality.

Position Requirements:

 

Territory--must be able to support all north region hospitals including IL Masonic, Condell, Lutheran General, Good Shepherd and Sherman

This is a float position with a primary base of IL Masonic

Rotation to weekends and holidays is required.
RN with 3~4 years' experience
1~2 years in home care preferred Very good communication skills.
Knowledge of Medicare rules and regulations.
Experience in multi~tasking on multiple computer systems.
Strong customer service skills.
Working knowledge of managed care environment.
Critical thinking skills. Current RN licensure On call and weekend rotation
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to drive to referral sites in all weather conditions and to corporate office for meetings and training/education


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to help achieve the vision of Advocate at home by performing the duties of this position in a cost effective, results oriented and customer focused manner. This position is a critical component of the Customer Service Center and as such meeting individual performance expectations and contribution to team performance goals is required.

Accountabilities:
Responsible for the screening and accurate completion of referrals to ensure patients meet agency admission criteria and comply with state and federal regulations.
Provide quality customer service promote collaboration/coordination between referral sources and home care services to promote continuity of care and utilization of home care resources effectively.
Accountable for insuring complete referral information is obtained for accurate and timely billing.
Teamwork

 

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago