• Assistant Director - Care Management (RN)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(9/12/2018 2:32 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Assistant Director of Care Management - RN, the Risk, Patient Safety, & Compliance department, Full Time Days, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL 


    We’re hiring an Assistant Director of Care Management – RN for our Risk, Patient Safety, & Compliance department with the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a quality-focused and influential role as the Assistant Director of Care Management with our Risk, Patient Safety, & Compliance department. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded, and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff is encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the University of Chicago Medicine as a whole.


    The purpose of this position is to provide management and supervision to RN Case Managers, Utilization Management Nurses, and Registry CM/UM staff and to assist the director in the day to day functioning of the department through scheduling, quality assurance, problem solving, recruitment, evaluation of staff competency and performance and maintenance of department budget. The Assistant Director will be responsible for creating and revising standard work for the UR team and implementing new operational workflows. Works closely with the Director of Care Coordination. The AD will establish relationships with other health care professionals and community groups and coordinate the services of the department relating to other relevant agencies. Demonstrates respect/appreciation for persons served by the Department, regardless of background, race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or disability; treats all associates fairly and equitably; remains open to divergent opinions; and seeks a culturally, racially and religiously diverse department. Promotes and has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.  Capable of communicating with individuals in age specific terms and language.



    Assistant Director of Care Management Education and Experience Requirements: 

    • Must hold an Associate’s or a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited academic body; a Master’s degree is preferred.
    • Must be an actively licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois, or eligible to pursue licensure within the state of Illinois.
    • Being certified in Case Management is preferred.
    • Must have a strong clinical background, with minimally five years of experience in case management.
    • Must demonstrate knowledge and experience in project management, effective managerial skills and principles surrounding quality improvement and utilization management.
    • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel) and experience with data management necessary. 
    • A “hands on”, visual, team-builder and effective communicator style is key to success of position.
    • Current working knowledge of case management, discharge planning, utilization review, bed access and staffing resource office experience necessary.

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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