Job Type

Contractor

Posted

Today

Location

Chicago, IL

Description

RN Nurse Case Manager: Long term contract position FQHC Clinic Network, South Side of Chicago.

Our client, a network of five Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) located on the south side of Chicago, is looking to add a long-term contract for a Nurse Case Manager (CM).  The hours are 8 am to 5pm and would-be M-F.   These are non-exempt hourly positions, which means that any time over 40 hours would be paid at time and half.   Possible temp to hire.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The RN Care Coordinator will provide patient care through implementation of individual patient care plans developed by the patient’s primary care provider. He/she will work directly with the provider for continuity of care to fulfill the individual patient care plan. The CM will promote self-care management and assist with access to care. The NCM functions through direct patient contact, telephone follow-up and education based on clinical guidelines in a sensitive and confidential manner. He/she maintains satisfactory relations interdepartmentally and participates in phases of center wide health education. The nurse care coordinator is patient focused and outcome oriented and must hold an active Registered Nurse license in the state of Illinois.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work directly with providers and patients/family members to expedite individualized patient care plans. Implements nursing interventions and communicates patients’ outcomes for continuity of care for a select group of patients.
  • Conduct pre-visit preparations for a select group of patients.
  • Monitors care utilization for a select group of patients

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EDUCATION EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Registered Nurse (R.N.) BSN required unless you have significant UR or CM experience.
  • Must have a valid license in the state of IL
  • Good communication, inter-personal, and organizational skills
  • Flexible and energetic with great Customer Service Skills
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Bilingual ability is a plus.
  • Good Computer skills are required due to software navigation and documentation required
  • Ability to work evenings and some Saturdays

 

If you, or anyone you know, is interested, qualified, and available to consider this position, please email your resume to us for immediate consideration.