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Inpatient Care Manager-Registry

Req #:  121269
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

 

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.

 

 

Together, Let’s Make Healthy Happen!

 

Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois (95th Street & Kostner Avenue)

 

Registered Nurse - Inpatient Care Manager– Care Management

  • Registry, PRN as needed.
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JOB SUMMARY: The Inpatient Care Manager will use critical thinking skills to influence the efficient direction of patient care for patients in the Inpatient units. To coordinate and implement strategies made through a collaborative process between the Enterprise Care Management team in a timely manner. To ensure that quality health care services are being delivered to meet an individual’s specific healthcare needs in a cost-effective manner. To facilitate the appropriate utilization of resources and transition of patients to the most appropriate level of care along the continuum, through efficient communication between internal and external parties.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of a multidisciplinary individualized patient plan of care that includes an appropriate transition.
  • Ensure Clinical Documentation and Cost-Effective Use of Hospital Resources
  • Participates in ongoing performance improvement initiatives to enhance outcome for defined patient population.
  • Responsible for Profession growth.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • 3-4 years recent experience in care management or 5 years relevant clinical experience.
  • Current Illinois RN license
  • CPR certification
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills~ verbal and written.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and individuals, team player
  • Ability to prioritize work
  • Utilization of critical thinking in timely decision-making
  • Basic computer skills
  • Embraces changing paradigm for enterprise care management and the need to act in a more coordinated and integrated fashion across the enterprise
  • Willing to be accountable for KRAs related to managing LOS, resource utilization (cost), readmissions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with established time constraints and in difficult situations
  • Flexible hours according to customer needs
  • Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests
  • Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of assigned patients
  • Ability to lift weight up to 20 pounds
  • May be exposed to hazardous material and life-threatening diseases

 

JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE – RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS! 

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

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