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Coord Clinical RN

Req #:  127846
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Nursing
City:  Chicago/Lincoln Park
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Position Requirements:

  • Graduate from accredited school of nursing
  • 5+ years of nursing experience
  • BSN preferred
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA, FMLA, ADA, DOT regulations, CDC guidelines,
  • Workman's Comp Laws if applicable
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficient with keyboard and computers.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Current RN Licensure in State of Illinois
  • Current CPR certification
  • Ability to work varying shifts any day of the week to meet needs of the site.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and difficult situations.
  • Ability to perform lifting/transfer activities relating to patient as needed,ability to stoop/bend.
  • Able to respond quickly to patient needs and work at a fast pace.
  • Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous materials while caring for the sick.
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients in the event of fire or other disaster.
  • Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients.
  • This position will recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of patient age groups i.e. understand child growth and development, normal pattern of adolescent behavior and look for normal signs of aging.
  • Ability to travel to Advocate locations.
  • 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:
To provide leadership to the medical office practice(s) with accountability for the clinical operations in collaboration with the practice manager/director, physicians, associates and all internal and external customers including patients/families. To provide accountable leadership to staff through coaching, mentoring, and role modeling to achieve the highest quality patient care in a safe, cost effective and customer focused environment. The Clinical Coordinator acts as a clinical expert and resource to clinical and non~clinical staff. This position will work closely with the Manager, Physician Leadership, and staff to optimize patient flow and improve patient care and education. The Clinical Coordinator will contribute to the growth of the medical practice by promoting the Advocate Experience.

Accountabilities:
Miscellaneous
Clinical Care and Health Outcomes ~ Participates in the delivery of quality clinical care. Works closely with healthcare team and physician to assure triage, telephone assessments, home therapies and patient visits are consistent with established guidelines and followed by the healthcare team. Takes a lead role with the clinical team to meet/exceed CI goals. Assists physicians and associates in managing patient registries. Performs clinical duties as determined by the needs of the practice site(s) or as assigned by his/her manager.
Patient Satisfaction and Operations ~ Collaborates with the manager/director and physician leadership to maintain an environment that is patient centered as evidenced by the availability of open access including but not limited to the following: same day appointments, future appointments made, referrals made within the group, adherence to test result reporting guidelines, positive patient comments, and meeting/exceeding Key Result Area (KRA) goals.
Growth and Funding our Future ~ Supports initiatives that enhance practice growth as well as retention of existing patients under the directio


Nearest Major Market: Chicago