Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in an innovative role as an Ambulatory Care Coordinator!
The Ambulatory Care Coordinator works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patient needs are met and care delivery is coordinated across the continuum, as well as appropriately reimbursed by payers as contracted. In this role, you will seek the expertise of social workers in an effort to resolve psycho-social patient care issues, and develop complex patient transition and/or discharge plans as needed. This individual will interact with patients, family members, healthcare professionals, the Chicagoland community and state agencies.
The Ambulatory Care Coordinator serves as a liaison between the hospital and community agencies or facilities for the exchange of clinical and referral information. This individual is also responsible for maintaining hospital compliance with the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) series and CMS guidelines. In addition, the role includes providing case review information to third party payers, assisting in the denial and appeals process, and assessing quality, levels of care and identifying and reporting potential risk management issues. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job. They are also responsible for participation in, and completion of, all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position. The Care Coordinator conducts all job responsibilities in coalescence with the University of Chicago Medicine PRIDE values.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited academic body.
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse with a valid, unrestricted State license.
Must have a minimum of five years' experience working in a clinical setting as a Registered Nurse.
Must have experience working in case management or care coordination.
Certification in Case Management preferred. (i.e. CCM, CCCTM, etc.)
Internal Number: 2018-12561
About University of Chicago Medical Center
The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, one of the nation's leading academic medical institutions, has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Today, it comprises the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; the University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, a section committed to scientific discovery; and the University of Chicago Medical Center, consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.