We Are Hiring Nursing Care Coordinator - FT Days Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with occasional evening or weekends, as needed This position will coordinate care for highly vulnerable, medically complex homeless individuals who have interacted for a patient population from Hinsdale and La Grange Hospitals who utilize or are referred to utilize the BEDS Plus shelter network. The nursing care coordinator will work to align the services that are offered by the collaboration between Pillars Community Health, Beds-Plus and the AMITA Health Residency Program at LaGrange. This individual will help ensure that these vulnerable patients receive comprehensive acute and follow up care. We are seeking a registered nurse experienced in case management and preferably one who is comfortable working with homeless populations and familiar with community resources for linkage and follow up. The nurse care coordinator will assist our vulnerable patients by helping them navigate the medical system to access and receive care and treatment to address acute and chronic health conditions and improve overall well-being. This position will be based at La Grange Hospital with an office in a future site in the Summit, IL area. Enjoy competitive pay along with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement program, long-and short-term disability, life insurance, and much more! Free and convenient parking, as well! What You Will Do Coordinate nursing program activities and resources within clinical specialty or department. Develop and oversee program, making recommendations and acting as a resource for all nursing staff related to patient care and clinical standards, policies and procedures. Develop and document care plans and therapy programs. Oversee and ensure plan of care therapy program is implemented as indicated. Ensure necessary resources and/or equipment is obtained as ordered. May supervise and direct nursing staff. Coordinate, assemble, and maintain documentation as required. What You Will Need Licensure / Certification / Registration: BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred. Education: Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required. Additional Preferences BSN or currently enrolled in BSN program strongly preferred; Previous Home Health or Social Services Nursing experience highly desired. Why Join Our Team AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law Poster Supplement Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
Job ID: 1433036655599328675