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Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 13 hours ago(4/15/2024 3:04 PM)
Join UChicago Medicine, as an Assistant Patient Care Manager in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).   Comer Children's is a Level I pediatric trauma center. Comer provides care for critically ill and injured children in our technologically advanced Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. This 30-bed facility is fully equipped to treat children with complex medical problems, conditions requiring major surgery, including cardiac, transplant, and neurosurgery, and multiple traumas.   Sign on Bonus up to $5,000.00   Assistant Patient Care Manager Job Summary:   The Assistant Patient Care Manager will be responsible and accountable for over-seeing the operations of a designated Care Center on her/his respective shift. Duties include directing delivery of quality, patient-centered care in a financially responsible manner. This is in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Care Center Patient Care Managers and Clinical Director.   The Assistant Patient Care Manager (APCM) for the Comer PICU provides clinical and administrative leadership. In this role you are responsible for assisting in the management of the nursing and clinical support staff. The APCM is responsible for providing regulatory and quality oversight to the staff. This person works in conjunction with the Patient Care Manager to oversee the daily operations of the unit in a financially responsible and patient-centered care manner. The individual who holds this position exemplifies the mission, vision and values of The University of Chicago Medical Center Comer Children’s Hospital.   Essential Job Functions  - Assists & collaborates with the PCMs in supporting changes, new and existing programs with staff input and feedback - Aides in development of goals that are consistent with department goals and Hospitals’ mission - Assists & collaborates in utilizing appropriate resources and departments to facilitate operations - Identifies issues, presents strategies and acts as a change agent to resolve patient care issues - Provides clinical expertise and resources for unit - Rounds, assesses, and addresses customer and patient satisfaction - Oversees performance management, staff development, and staff retention - Participates in the Quality Improvement (QI) processes by assisting in identifying issues to be examined, collects and analyzes data, and reports to QI committee and staff - Evaluates and addresses staffing needs and participates in the interview and selection process of staff - Monitors a budget and maximizes care efficiency and throughput - Active participation in committee work and task force assignments on as needed basis   Assistant Patient Care Manager Required Qualifications - Graduate of an NLN accredited School of Nursing. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher, Master’s degree preferred. - Current Illinois RN license - 1-2 years of Charge Nurse experience with demonstrated leadership skills highly preferred - Pediatric/Pediatric ICU experience is highly preferred; critical care experience preferred  - Ability to effectively communicate - Demonstrates a working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements. - Excellent interpersonal communication skills to maintain an open network of communication among staff members, care center and sector leadership, and other health care professionals and departments. Position Details - Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: Evening shift, 2:00pm - 12:00am, every other weekend and on-call coverage included - Unit/Department: PICU - CBA Code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69341
Department Name : Name
Pediatric ICU - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Job Type
Regular
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 20 hours ago(4/15/2024 8:42 AM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a DRG/APC Coordinator - Coding Auditor for the Health Information Management department. This is a remote, work from home opportunity and you may be based outside of the greater Chicagoland area.    In this role, the DRG/APC Coordinator- Coding Auditor is responsible for ensuring accuracy and quality of coding assignments for all records requiring DRG and/or APC coding; insures optimal and timely reimbursement.   Essential Job Functions: - Performs data quality reviews on inpatient and outpatient records to ensure proper coding guidelines have been followed and appropriate DRG or APC assignments have been made for appropriate reimbursement - Provides DRG/APC and coding quality information and statistical reports to the Coding Manager - Communicates with the Medical Staff and Housestaff as needed to discuss clinical questions with respect to the assignment of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes for diagnoses and procedures - Educates the Medical Staff and Housestaff regarding the importance of sufficient documentation to support the assignment of the appropriate DRG/APC - Reviews Hospitals' specific coding guidelines and procedures and suggests changes and updates to the Coding Manager - Participates in team meetings with coding personnel to discuss coding problems, changes, or issues - Performs routine coding and abstracting as directed - Utilizes 3M encoder optimizing function to review data for accuracy - Reviews PRO coding changes, reports findings to the Coding Manager, and - provides appropriate documentation to the PRO when appealing a PRO decision - Maintains accreditation with AHIMA and abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the AHIMA - Remains current on all PRO, OIG and IPPS/OPPS rules and regulations, coding updates, changes and issues   Required Qualifications:  - A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic body or in lieu of a completed degree; equivalent experience - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentials - Four (4) years coding experience with a minimum of two (2) years PPS coding, DRG grouping, & APC payment experience - Three (3) years of inpatient facility coding experience - Working knowledge of 3M HDM Abstracting System and 3M Codefinder/DRG finder; must have working knowledge of JCAHO standards for chart completion - Working knowledge of medico-legal rules and regulations that govern the confidentiality and release of medical information with the ability to interpret and implement the standards; must maintain total confidentiality of all patient records - Data entry skills   Position Details: - Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: Days – 8-hour shift - Unit/Department: Health Information Management - CBA Code: Non-Union In this role, we anticipate that you will generally work approximately 40 hours per week.  We anticipate that you will generally be scheduled to work the first shift, from approximately 8am-4:30pm and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts. The days of the week that you are scheduled will not vary depending on the week and we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work on weekdays (Monday-Friday)   Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69339
Department Name : Name
Health Information Mgmt - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 3:51 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic health-care system at UChicago Medicine as a Imaging Team Lead in the MRI Department.   Sign-on Bonus of $15,000    In this role as an Imaging Team Leader you will be responsible for maintaining continuity in the day-to-day operations of the MRI section in the Department of Radiology. As well as act as a resource person to the other technologists.   Essential Job Functions: - Has a knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, young and mature adults, and geriatric patients. - Assigns the technical staff to work stations. Using the posted work schedule as a guide. Distributes the work to technical staff controlling patient/work flow. - Reviews Radiology request for the proper completion of exam data.  Ensures correct data is entered into RIS. - Perform mammography procedures to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner. - The technologist will provide appropriate patient care and recognize patient’s conditions essential for successful completion of the procedures.  - The services are provided in accordance with industry standards, department protocols and hospital policies and procedures. - Acts as a key contact person for the section; works with physicians, nursing floors, radiologists, and ICLr to prioritize and coordinate the daily work load as appropriate. - Acts as a leader and role model for staff technologists. Required Qualifications: - Current registry by ARRT, ARDMS, or NMTCB and licensure by the State of Illinois (IEMA) - Minimum of three years experience as technologist - CPR training required, BLS training recommended - Effective communication skills - Effective communication skills and excellent patient care skills required - Excellent leadership skills. - Handle high pressure, fast paced work environment Position Details: - Job Type/FTE: 1.00 FTE - Shift: Day - Unit/Department: Rad MRI- Hyde Park  - CBA Code: Non-Union - No Visa Sponsorship Available Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69336
Department Name : Name
Rad MRI - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 3:39 PM)
Join UChicago Medicine Care Network, as a Registered Nurse at our Northbrook clinic in Chicago. In this role, you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care.   Up to $5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!   Our UChicago Medicine Northbrook location will offer urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery, gynecology (specifically endometriosis and uterine fibroids).   A Registered Nurse, UCM Care Network, is responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation by following established standards and practices.  Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care.  Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and physicians. This position will be located in a community-based physician practice.   Responsibilities include: - Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations. - Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. - Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions. - Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices. - Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management. - Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results. - Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. - Maintains patient confidentiality. Job Qualifications: - Preferred experience working in GYN - Preferred surgical management experience - A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred. - Must be an actively licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois. - Minimum of one year professional nursing experience - A current certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training Position Details - Job Type:FTE Part time  (FTE 0.5) - Shift: Day Shift  - Unit/Department: Gynecology - CBA Code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69335
Department Name : Name
CN Uro Gyn - Glenview
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Northbrook
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 11:29 AM)
Join UChicago Medicine, as an Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) within the Cardiac Surgery department.We offer advanced surgical solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valve disease and many other heart conditions. From reconstructing failing hearts to performing robotic and minimally invasive cardiac surgery, our surgeons are helping patients with heart disease return to active, full lives. At the core of our heart surgery program is a team of internationally known cardiac surgeons who are leaders in the field and are often among the first to perform groundbreaking procedures.   Sign On Bonus Available!   As an Advanced Practice Provider, you will be responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. In this role, the APP will manage a caseload of patients and exercise autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice includes daily management as primary team, discharge planning,patient education, staff education, cardiac surgery consultation and research. The APP will utilize advance practice skills obtained through the completion of a formal provider program. These skills include advanced levels of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care. The APP is also responsible for planning, organizing, and directing patient care efforts in collaboration with medical and surgical physicians and other team members.   Essential Job Functions - Provide daily management of patients undergoing Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic procedures, including heart and lung transplantation and ventricular assist devices.  - Gathers pertinent information systematically and skillfully from all sources: history, diagnostic tests, comprehensive physical examination, and psycho-social assessments. - Differentiates normal and abnormal variations for all body systems. - Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic procedures, including heart and lung transplantation and ventricular assist devices.  - Assesses patient and family adaptation, coping skills and the need for crisis or other intervention. - Accurately interprets diagnostic tests. - Analyzes multiple sources of data in making clinical judgments and in determining the effectiveness of a plan of care. - Develops problem lists with associated differential diagnosis. - Identifies educational needs of the patient and family and assists with teaching. - Incorporates assessment findings into a plan to direct patient care. - Formulates a plan of care in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, nursing staff and other member of the health care team which incorporates health care maintenance, discharge and follow-up care. - Plans and implements appropriate pharmacological therapies. - Accurately and appropriately performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic techniques according to established protocols and standardized procedures for nurse practitioners. - Initiates referrals based on patient and family need. - Seeks appropriate consultation dependent upon patient health care needs. - Accurately presents and documents the database, impression and plan of care. - Promotes, has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical, psychosocial and developmental needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. - Participates in research projects in the practice area. - Perform other related duties and initiatives as deemed necessary in the best interests of patient care. Nurse Practitioner (NP) Required Qualifications - Master's of Science in Nursing - Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois RN and APN licensure/registration - Certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse's Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - Ability to qualify for Illinois and DEA prescribing numbers OR   Physician Assistant (PA) Required Qualifications - Completion of an accredited (Physician Assistant) educational program - Certification by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) - Current and/or eligibility for State of Illinois licensure/registration - Certification in ACLS - Experience using automated IS including but not limited to: keyboards, computer terminals, telephones, battery-operated devices, heat-copying devices, and automated dispensing machines  Position Details - Job Type/FTE: 1.0 - Shift: Rotating - Unit/Department: Cardiac Surgery - CBA Code: Non-Union  
Job ID
2024-69333
Department Name : Name
Cardiac Support - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 11:28 AM)
Join UChicago Medicine, as an Advanced Practice Provider in our Advanced Heart Failure Department.    As an Advanced Practice Provider, you are responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. In this role, you will utilize advanced assessment skills and knowledge of clinical therapeutics to evaluate, diagnose and manage patients in the ambulatory setting. The APP orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, therapeutic interventions and prescribes pharmacological agents as necessary. As an APP, you will maintain continuity of patient care through patient follow-up, monitoring of patient progress and modifying plan of care as necessary. The APP applies knowledge of new technology and resources demonstrating advanced or specialized expertise.    Sign On Bonus Available!    Essential Job Functions - Under physician supervision, directs and coordinates care of complex heart failure patients in the inpatient setting. Patient population also includes pre heart transplant and general cardiology post hospital discharge patients.The clinician will complete detailed histories and physicals collect and interpret reports from diagnostic lab tests, radiographic procedures, and clinical studies; as well as order tests, prescribe medications and assist in maintaining continuity of care throughout Cardiovascular Medicine. - Will initiate and titrate guideline directed medical therapy for a diverse group of ambulatory heart failure patients. Independently implementing appropriate pharmacological therapies. - Differentiates normal and abnormal variations for all body systems. - Accurately interprets diagnostic tests. - Gathers pertinent information systematically and skillfully from all sources: history, diagnostic tests, comprehensive physical examination, and psycho-social assessments - Identifies educational needs of the patient and family and assists with teaching. - Incorporates assessment findings into a plan to direct patient care. - Accurately and appropriately performs routine diagnostic and therapeutic techniques according to established protocols and standardized procedures for nurse practitioners. - Initiates referrals based on patient and family need. - Accurately presents and documents the database, impression and plan of care. - Maintains formal and informal systems for information sharing, planning and problem solving  with clinic staff, physician partners and other Advanced Practice Providers - Comfortable identifying and referring patients appropriately to specialized areas of Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology, etc. - Analyzes multiple sources of data in making clinical judgments and in determining the effectiveness of a plan of care. - Participates in research projects in the practice area. - Performs other related duties and initiatives as deemed necessary in the best interests of patient care. Nurse Practitioner Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse responsible for comprehensive direct patient care management. The Nurse Practitioner manages a caseload of patients and exercises autonomous decision making in the assessment, diagnosis, and initiation of delegated medical treatments. The scope of practice also includes family support, teaching, staff education, consultation, and research.   Nurse Practitioner - Education and Experience Requirements: - Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing required. - Ability to obtain Illinois advanced practice nurse (APN) license by start date required. - Current license as a Registered Nurse required. - AANC certification as an Acute Care, Adult-Gerontology or Family Nurse Practitioner - Minimum 2 years of Cardiovascular clinical nursing experience with demonstrated clinical competence in patient care, teaching and management of patients with critical illness, and knowledge about clinical aspects of critical care including protocol therapy preferred. Must have direct experience with Heart Failure Guideline Directed Medical Therapy initiation, titration and management. Physician Assistant Job Summary: The Physician Assistant is qualified by academic and clinical education to provide healthcare and patient services that may include educational, research, clinical nursing specialist support and administrative activities under the direction and supervision of the Director/leadership. The PA has acquired the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the physician through organized instruction and supervised practice. This licensed health professional will take patient histories, conduct examinations, diagnose illnesses, post discharge patient evaluation and order and interpret laboratory tests. The PA exercises autonomy in medical decision-making and provides a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.   Physician Assistant - Education and Experience Requirements: - Education: Completion of an accredited (physician assistant) educational program required. - Licensure: Certification in ACLS and by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and current and/or eligibility for:  State of Illinois licensure / registration required - ICU experience highly preferred - Must have direct experience with Heart Failure Guideline Directed Medical Therapy initiation, titration and management.  Position Details - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time, 1.0 FTE - Shift: 3 12 hour- rotating days and nights - Unit/Department: 374581- APN Billing - CBA Code: Non-Union 
Job ID
2024-69331
Department Name : Name
Heart & Vascular Admin - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Job Type
Regular
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 9:57 AM)
Be a part of a world-class academic health-care system at UChicago Medicine as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.   The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs nuclear medicine procedures as assigned. Applies principles of radiation protection. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist exercises professional judgment in the performance of procedures and provides necessary patient care during the course of procedures.   Essential Job Functions - Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate patient care protocol relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients. - Performs nuclear medicine procedures as assigned. - Selects proper technical factors for each exam, including: collimator, pulse height analyzer settings, analog and computer acquisition parameters, image intensity setting. - Operates equipment according to manufacturer and UCH procedures. - Utilizes Radiology Information System (MARS) to record exam status. - Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration. - Properly positions patients for exams. - Administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients by prescribed route using aseptic technique. - Performs vein puncture and places IV catheters as needed for procedures. - Obtains all views/images/positions outlined by UCH protocol. - Ensures that films are labeled with patient's name and medical history number; day number; date of exam; view(s); radiopharmaceutical and dose; and acquisition parameters. - Evaluates procedure results for technical quality before submitting for initial review by physician. - Presents previous exam(s), when available, with current exam for initial review by physician. - Works independently in assigned area as required. - Regards safety of patients as a priority in performance of study. - Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and co-workers. - Handles patients in conformance with all established safety procedures. - Uses equipment in accordance with manufacture specifications. - Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action and initiates life support measures when necessary. - Communicates with patients and customers in a professional and courteous manner. - Explains preparation and exam procedure to patient. - Is aware of and responsive to physical and psychological needs of patients under his/her care. - Maintains equipment in good working condition. - Reports malfunctioning equipment to Imaging Care Center Leader. - Keeps equipment and work area clean and neat. - Maintains an adequate inventory of all necessary supplies - Participates in continuing education programs to maintain and upgrade technical skills. - Attends sufficient approved continuing education courses to maintain accreditation by IDNS and professional registry. - Contributes to training of student technologists. - Performs other duties as requested by senior management. Nuclear Medicine Technologist Required Qualifications - Requires satisfactory completion of formal Nuclear Medicine technology training in an AMA approved school. - Requires eligibility for registry by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. - Requires eligibility for "Active” IDNS accreditation in the category of Nuclear Medicine Technology. Position Details - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time (1.00)  - Shift: Days - Unit/Department: Radiology PET CT CAC- Orland Park  - CBA Code: Non-Union - No Visa Sponsorship Available   Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69329
Department Name : Name
Radiology PET CT - CAC OrlandPark
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Orland Park
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 9:53 AM)
Job ID
2024-69328
Department Name : Name
Patient Transportation - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 1:28 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as an Ambulatory Medication Access Coordinator for the Infusion Pharmacy team. In this role you will be responsible for assistance with conducting and completing necessary third party (insurance) prior authorization requests and associated services related to high cost medications, maximizing efficiency for patients and clinic staff. UChicago Medicine Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine - Hyde Park, also known as DCAM, is our flagship outpatient facility and is home to dozens of primary and specialty clinics as well as a pharmacy.   Job Summary   In this role, the Ambulatory Medication Access Coordinator, or AMAC,  performs necessary functions to ensure optimal reimbursement for high cost medications for patients receiving care in UCMC ambulatory clinics and infusion centers. Other areas of responsibility include pre-screening patients for viable payment sources, managing reimbursement issues associated with high cost take-home medications, identifying opportunities for improving reimbursement from payers, compiling reports for contract optimization, completing the necessary paperwork for prior authorizations, and conducting retrospective utilization reviews on cases of payment denials or insufficient reimbursement.This specific role will focus on enrolling patients into assistance programs to reduce costs for chemotherapy and biologic infusion therapy and injections.   Essential Job Functions: - Improve patient service experience and maximize UCMC pharmacy revenue through provision of prior authorization services on behalf of clinics for select high cost medications. - Conduct patient insurance, benefits and financial investigation and verification by directly communicating with patients. Complete prior authorization forms, negotiate authorization status with insurers, track status of prescription approval and when necessary, alert clinical pharmacists of denials or nonresponse. - Facilitate enrollment of patients in patient assistance programs and collaborate with social services and case management on patient assistance. - Enter patient information on tracking forms and in computer software. - Expedite clinic workflow and enhance patient care by preventing therapy interruptions due to insurance issues in conjunction with pharmacists, physicians, and clinic staff. - Provide exemplary customer service to outpatients across UCMC. - Observe and understand prescribing trends within UCMC ambulatory clinics to identify areas for improved specialty pharmacy contracting. - Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure reimbursement of high cost medications. - Performs other duties as requested by senior management. Required Qualifications:  - Associate or Bachelor’s degree - Current or Eligibility for Illinois Pharmacy Technician Licensure - 3 to 5 years of experience in a retail pharmacy or revenue cycle role (Exceptional aptitude or knowledge may be considered in lieu of experience.) - Knowledge of and ability to use computers and a variety of computer programs including word processing, database management and spreadsheets - Strong oral and written communications skills - Ability to effectively manage conflicts and resolve problems - Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to effect collaborative alliances, promote teamwork and ensure a high degree of internal and external customer satisfaction - Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities - Knowledge of and ability to perform insurance carrier/managed care review  Preferred Qualifications:  - Knowledge of medication reimbursement preferred - Knowledge of healthcare/prescription insurance billing, prior authorization, coding preferred Position Details: - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: Rotate – 8 hour shift - Unit/Department: Infusion Pharmacy  - CBA Code: Non-Union In this role, we anticipate that you will be scheduled to work the day shift, you will approximately work 8am-4:30pm, and will not be scheduled for on-call shifts.  We anticipate you will be scheduled to work  mostly remote with specific on-site days at the Hyde Park campus.  The days of the week that you are scheduled will be Monday-Friday, and no weekends.   Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69326
Department Name : Name
Infusion Drugs - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/11/2024 5:01 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Molecular Genomic Technologist in the Molecular Diagnostics Lab. The Molecular Genomic Technologist provides testing for cancer patients to determine treatment regimen & monitor response and evaluate eligibility for clinical trials. Testing is very complex, not automated and supports increased NGS testing for cancer services.  Operating within UChicago Medicine's Department of Pathology, we provide reference laboratory testing to various related and unrelated health care entities, managed care organizations and non-affiliated hospitals, outpatient clinics and private physicians' offices. We offer a full range of diagnostic services.    *Up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus*   Job Summary   Routinely performs a wide range of clinical analyses in all sections of the laboratory by properly utilizing a variety of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements in order to provide results of the highest level of quality to physicians and their patients. Primary responsibilities include culture and susceptibility testing, specimen processing, and rapid testing to support infectious disease and immunology testing. Performs clinical molecular diagnostic assays using a wide range of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements. Applies clinical knowledge and technical expertise to achieve accurate test results in a timely manner to support quality patient outcomes. Assist in the development and evaluation of new laboratory methodologies and instrumentation.     Essential Job Functions  - Receives specimens submitted to laboratory. Utilizes policies and procedures for requisition and specimen requirements to determine whether the submitted specimen can be processes for analysis. Assures proper storage and procedures for specimens that cannot be immediately analyzed. - Conducts preliminary specimen preparations for the analytical process through centrifugation of blood specimens, aliquotting of blood and body fluids and distribution of the prepared specimens to the appropriate sections of the laboratory. - Answers inquiries regarding specimen handling, results and other technical information. Appropriately assists clinicians with requests and seeks out resources necessary when information is not available to answer questions. - Performs all procedures designated under CLIA’88 rules as moderate or highly complex testing; knows all responsibilities as outlined in the laboratory procedure manual necessary to perform these procedures with highest level of quality within turnaround time goals set by the laboratory. - Practices the proficient and safe use of all equipment necessary for the completion of all duties and responsibilities by following all maintenance, safety and quality controls policies and procedures. - Prepares and maintains adequate stock of reagents, standards, and control materials for the performance of testing at assigned workstation and notifies supervisor of any shortages or problems. - Analyzes all test and quality control results for errors, inconsistencies and deviations prior to reporting results. Initiates and documents troubleshooting and problem solving to resolve issues. - Reports all test results in the laboratory information system according to laboratory policies and procedures, within stated turn-around times, and follows appropriate backup procedures during computer downtimes. - Communicates any pertinent information or problems with laboratory staff and supervisors in a respectful and proactive manner. - Performs other duties as assigned.   Required Qualifications:  - Must satisfy CLIA ‘88 qualification requirements for testing personnel performing high complexity testing. - Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science or related field from an accredited college or university. - Certification or eligibility as medical technologist (MT) or molecular biology (MB) through American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) - Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment and laboratory testing methodologies. - Knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems. - Exceptional organizational ability, with attention to detail mandatory.   - Ability to work in high volume, stressful situations. Preferred Qualifications  - At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and previous Molecular Genomics experience preferred.  Position Details  - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time - Shift: Days - Unit/Department: Molecular Diagnostics Lab - CBA code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69325
Department Name : Name
Lab Molecular Diagnostic - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(4/11/2024 4:17 PM)
Join UChicago Medicine, as a Special Procedures Nurse (SPN). In this role, you will support the Infusion Therapy Clinic in Hyde Park.   Up to $5,000 sign on bonus available!   Under the direction of an Attending Physician or a licensed independent practitioner, RN provides technically complex and high risk nursing care services to patients which may include one or more of the following categories:  sedation, intravenous infusions, complex procedures, e.g., lumbar puncture, cardiac catherization; This may also include specialized monitoring during procedure and recovery phase; The RN may have Charge Nurse responsibility for his/her assigned unit.     Responsibilities include: - Represents The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) in a positive manner with the prospective, former and current community we serve; interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and other customers of our services; demonstrates knowledge of the operating practices of UCMC. - Upholds the Mission Statement of UCMC: to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. To accomplish our mission, we call upon the skills and expertise of all who work together to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and further the knowledge of those dedicated to caring. - Handles confidential information consistent with Federal HIPAA legislation. - Performs a variety of clinical and research procedures with efficiency and high standards of quality; assures that the proper protocol is used for each sedation. - Provides patient care in a compassionate and empathetic manner; demonstrates knowledge of age-specific considerations in the provision of care. Involves a multidisciplinary team as needed to support patient and family psychological, social and spiritual needs. - Accurately completes required patient assessment, documentation, and interpretations for each patient encounter. Possesses sound professional judgment for timely physician intervention as needed. Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate actions, initiates appropriate life supporting interventions while communicating appropriately with physicians. - Maintains nursing equipment and work areas in proper working condition; reports malfunctioning equipment or housekeeping issues to the appropriate person. Maintains a neat and clean work area with equipment. Maintains adequate inventory control of all necessary supplies. Emergency equipment maintained with adequate availability, good working order and restocks as needed with a fiscal awareness and accountability. - Interfaces with customers, specifically patients, families, visitors, and UCMC staff in a professional, positive and accommodating manner; demonstrates knowledge of AIDET principles and employs in all situations; demonstrates flexibility in accommodating special needs of customers whenever possible. - Performs all required Quality Assurance testing as indicated or as required by UCMC - Rotates to clinical areas as directed to assist in safe staffing ratios; utilizes resources to safely transport sedated patients to an appropriate or designated area within the UCMC - The RN is expert in assessing and treating and evaluating patient conditions specific to their work area, e.g., anxiety, pain, claustrophobia and underlying disease conditions. Due to the complex nature of pain, RN will evaluate and treat pain in a prompt, caring fashion and reassess after each intervention, charting per UCMC protocol. - RN maintains hospital required nursing & ICU unit specific competencies needed to provide proficient nursing care; RN will provide continuity of care for infant, pediatric or adult patients based on area of specialty. This includes assisting in the care of critically ill patients during sedation/procedural encounters. Administering high-risk infusion and transfusion (i.e. chemotherapy medicines). - Contributes to the Patient Services Sector/Outpatient Services Sector offering constructive suggestions for change and participating in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing programs utilizing evidence based practice. - RN uses nursing knowledge to anticipate and plan for patient care needs. The RN understands and applies safety principles and serves as a resource to other healthcare personnel on patient care. RN knows the potential risks and complications from specialty procedures and can assist in the initial treatment of adverse effects in their area of expertise.   Job Qualifications - Associate Degree in Nursing; BSN degree or higher preferred. - Associate Degree Nurses are required to enroll in a BSN program within six (6) to nine (9) months of hire, and make progress toward and complete their BSN degree within 30 months. ADN nurses receive 100% tuition reimbursement towards a BSN degree from an accredited program. - Currently licensed as a registered professional nurse in the State of Illinois - Current CPR, ACLS, and/or PALS Certifications   Preferred Qualifications - ONS Chemotherapy Immunotherapy card - 3 or more years of Chemotherapy experience preferred - Experience working in a research environment   Position Details - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: 10 hours- Days - Unit/Department: Infusion Therapy - CBA Code: NNU Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69324
Department Name : Name
Infusion Therapy - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Job Type
Regular
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(4/11/2024 12:29 PM)
Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago MedicineCrown Point, located in Crown Point, Indiana as an Inpatient Registered Nurse. UChicago Medicine is an integrated academic and community health system with multiple primary medical facilities within the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.  UChicago Medicine, Crown Point is a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system's largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana.    The Inpatient Registered Nurse (IP RN) will perform primary nursing functions of assessing, planning, directing, performing, and evaluating patient care in the Inpatient Unit to patients of all ages suffering from various types of illness or trauma. The IP RN will serve as a professional role model by encouraging teamwork and collaborating with clinical and front office staff, administration, and other professional disciplines to ensure the delivery of high-quality care and optimal patient outcomes with the highest level of patient satisfaction.   Essential Job Functions: - Demonstrates ability to manage care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state of Indiana and required by hospital accrediting bodies. - Initiates care to stabilize patient and assists in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge, and transfer procedures. - Provides high quality and high satisfaction bedside care and administers treatments under the direct supervision of the physician, anticipating patient needs and responding accordingly. - Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner. - Collects laboratory samples and performs lab testing in accordance with CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures. - Demonstrates ability to perform laboratory Quality Controls and Assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly, and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory policy and procedures. - Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards. - Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training, and development workshops, and reviews/understands all required policies and procedures. - Ensures proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and par levels meet patient and facility needs. - Prepares patient meals in accordance with orders and facility protocols. - Acts as case manager for patients under their care   Required Qualifications: - Registered Nurse, in good standing, licensed in the state of Indiana. - Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a hospital progressive care or intensive care unit or equivalent experience. - Current BLS and ACLS required. Shift Availability: - Part-Time (.3FTE) Nights: 7:00pm-7:00am - 1, 12-hour shift per week with every other weekend requirement. - Registry (.1FTE) Nights: 7:00pm-7:00am   Position Details: - Unit/Department: Inpatient - CBA Code: Non-Union   Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69323
Department Name : Name
NWI Inpatient Unit - Crown Point
Job Location : Location
US-IN-Crown Point
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(4/11/2024 2:33 PM)
Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago MedicineCrown Point, located in Crown Point, Indiana as a RegistryEmergency Department Registered Nurse. UChicago Medicine is an integrated academic and community health system with multiple primary medical facilities within the surrounding suburbs of Chicago.  UChicago Medicine, Crown Point is a new two-story, 130,000-square-foot multispecialty care center and micro-hospital in Northwest Indiana for what will be the academic health system's largest off-site facility and its first freestanding building in Indiana.    The Emergency Department Registered Nurse (ED RN) will perform primary nursing functions of assessing, planning, directing, performing, and evaluating patient care in the Emergency Room to patients of all ages suffering from various types of illness or trauma that requires emergency attention. The ED RN will serve as a professional role model by encouraging teamwork and collaborating with clinical and front office staff, administration, and other professional disciplines to ensure the delivery of high-quality care and optimal patient outcomes with the highest level of patient satisfaction.   Essential Job Functions: - Demonstrates ability to manage care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state of Indiana and required by hospital accrediting bodies. - Initiates care to stabilize patient and assists in managing life support needs by collaborating with Physicians and Clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge, and transfer procedures. - Provides high quality and high satisfaction bedside care and administers treatments under the direct supervision of the Physician, anticipating patient needs and responding accordingly. - Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner. - Collects laboratory samples and performs lab testing in accordance with CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures. - Demonstrates ability to perform laboratory Quality Controls and Assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly, and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory policy and procedures. - Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards. - Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training, and development workshops, and reviews/understands all required policies and procedures. - Ensures proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and par levels meet patient and facility needs.   Required Qualifications: - Registered Nurse, in good standing, licensed in the state of Indiana. - Minimum 3 years’ experience in a hospital Emergency Department. - Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, or ENPC required.   Position Details: - Position Type: Registry (.10FTE) - Shift: Days – 7:00am-7:00pm . - Unit/Department: Emergency Department - CBA Code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69317
Department Name : Name
NWI Emergency Department - Crown Point
Job Location : Location
US-IN-Crown Point
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/12/2024 2:04 PM)
The Business Diversity and Compliance Consultant is responsible for assisting with the execution of the UCM Business Diversity strategy to achieve growth in support and investment in Minority and Woman owned businesses including a focus on the communities that UCM serves.  Assist in the design and manage the implementation of the Construction Compliance Initiative to establish and attain its minority and woman contracting and workforce goals.  Manage the processes to increase minority and woman owned firms participation on both construction and non-construction UCM projects and assist in facilitating employment opportunities for minority, women and local residents on both onsite construction and non-construction projects. Central to this position is assisting with compliance tasks designed to assure program integrity and collaborating with Supply Chain on sourcing and reporting on program metrics.    Essential Job Duties: - Identify, source and act as an advocate for minority and woman owned firms and suppliers on new construction, renovation, Plant projects and as well as non-construction engagements.   Actively sources new certified firms for addition to the established certified firm bidders list.   - Consistent with the Community Hiring Initiative and project onsite workforce goals develops and maintains a project specific database containing information on construction workers interested in employment on specific projects.   Refers screened job seekers to project contractors consistent with Community Hiring Initiative.  - Monitor and ensure adherence to established contracting and onsite workforce goals. - Assists in the evaluation of M/WBE utilization consistent with compliance guidelines, regulations, and reporting of Business Diversity metrics in collaboration with Supply Chain.     - Assists in the implementation of the established contractor bid process. Qualifications: - Bachelor degree in Business, Non Profit Administration, Economics or Accounting - 5-8 years’ work related experience - Strong knowledge of business processes, compliance processes and statistical analysis - Ability to implement tactical strategies that support organizational and programmatic goals - Effective presentation skills - Strong organizational and analytical skills - Proficient computer skills with strong EXCEL skills - Proficient with B2GNOW and LCP Tracker - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Proficient at multi-tasking - Ability to interface with people at all levels (internally and externally) - Excellent detail and follow though skills  
Job ID
2024-69315
Department Name : Name
Supply Chain and Support Admin - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/10/2024 2:54 PM)
Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, in a patient-focused and engaging role as a Radiation Therapist with our Radiation Oncology clinic in Hyde Park.    In this role, under the general supervision of the Radiation Oncologist, the Radiation Therapist administers ionizing radiation and participates in the planning of patients receiving radiation therapy.   Up to $1,500 Hiring Bonus Eligible!   Essential Job Functions:   - Support medical center and department policies - Perform initial set-up checks, chart QA for new set-ups, & maintain consistency in daily setups - Maintain a clean and orderly work area - Perform simulation and treatment procedures - Assist with training and evaluation of radiation therapy students - Ensure adherence to patient safety standards - Participate in the evaluation of treatment devices - Participate and support department QA and QI initiatives - Adhere to Radiation Protection guidelines at all times - Attend staff meetings and department in-services - Maintain compliance with medical center and regulatory agency standards in regard to annual training, infection control, and credentialing requirements - Support the team concept and departmental goals - Performs other duties as requested by senior management      Required Qualifications:  - A completed high school diploma or GED from an accredited educational body  - The satisfactory completion of a formal radiation therapy program from an AMA approved educational body - Certification from the American Registry for Radiology Technologists (ARRT) or be eligible to sit for the board exam - License with the Illinois Emergency Medical Agency (IEMA)   Position Details: - Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: Days - 8 hours - Unit/Department: Radiation Oncology - CBA Code: Non-Union  Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire  
Job ID
2024-69314
Department Name : Name
Radiation Oncology - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/10/2024 8:40 AM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Customer Service Representative at our Burr Ridge Call Center. Please note this position will be located in Burr Ridge. In this role you will respond to calls and paging requests to support normal operations of the hospital system. Our call center team prides itself on fostering a team-oriented work environment while delivering the highest standard of customer service.   In this role, the Customer Service Representative answers calls professionally and courteously as they work on the UCH Call Center console and transfers calls to the appropriate destination. The CSR recognizes emergency, life threatening, and high priority calls and situations, and responds rapidly according to prescribed procedures. The CSR also provides paging services (overhead and ‘beeper’), and messaging functions. S/he will address callers’ concerns and provide correct information and directions.   Essential Job Functions: - Answer calls and initiate radio paging and overhead paging requests within prescribed performance intervals. - Conduct regularly scheduled tests for Call Center systems as designated by management, e.g., periodic overhead and radio paging as mandated by policies and procedures. - Document results by updating test logs, notifying appropriate supervisory or technical staff of negative or unusual results. - Provide accurate and appropriate information upon request or as necessary. Examples include provision of a paging history, interpretation of on-call schedules, and provision of information on location based on the directory. - Provide carious communications and answering services for physicians and staff members. - Record or document answering service calls verbatim. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Required Qualifications:  - A complete high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited educational body - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment - Ability to sit for long periods of time and maintain composure under stressful and/or emergency conditions - The physical and mental dexterity to function at a console - 3 or more years of experience using telecommunications systems equipment - Familiarity with database entry and applications   Preferred Qualifications:  - Familiarity with medical terminology - Working knowledge and experience using personal computers and the Microsoft Windows applications   Position Details: - Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE) - Shift: Nights - 12:00am-8:30am, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (off Tuesday and Wednesday) - Unit/Department: Burr Ridge Call Center - CBA Code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire
Job ID
2024-69308
Department Name : Name
Call Center - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Burr Ridge
Referral Bonus
No
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/9/2024 4:49 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Medical Technologist in the Blood Bank. In this role as a Medical Technologist in the Blood Bank you will perform routine and esoteric tests, operate state-of-the-art instruments, and manufacture and issue blood components such as washed red cells, leuko-reduced red cells, etc.  You'll be responsible for quality control, instrument maintenance, and method development to support a broad menu of routine and esoteric tests, including antibody identification. This department provides reference laboratory testing to various related and unrelated health care entities, managed care organizations and non-affiliated hospitals, outpatient clinics and private physicians' offices. We offer a full range of diagnostic services in both clinical and anatomical pathology and have various areas of expertise.   *Up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus Available*   Job Summary   In this position, you will routinely perform a wide range of clinical analyses in all sections of the laboratory by properly utilizing a variety of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements in order to provide results of the highest level of quality to physicians and their patients.   Essential Job Functions - Receives specimens submitted to laboratory. Utilizes policies and procedures for requisition and specimen requirements to determine whether the submitted specimen can be processes for analysis. Assures proper storage and procedures for specimens that cannot be immediately analyzed. - Conducts preliminary specimen preparations for the analytical process through centrifugation of blood specimens, aliquotting of blood and body fluids and distribution of the prepared specimens to the appropriate sections of the laboratory. - Answers inquiries regarding specimen handling, results and other technical information. Appropriately assists clinicians with requests and seeks out resources necessary when information is not available to answer questions. - Performs all procedures designated under CLIA’88 rules as moderate or highly complex testing; knows all responsibilities as outlined in the laboratory procedure manual necessary to perform these procedures with highest level of quality within turnaround time goals set by the laboratory. - Practices the proficient and safe use of all equipment necessary for the completion of all duties and responsibilities by following all maintenance, safety and quality controls policies and procedures. - Prepares and maintains adequate stock of reagents, standards, and control materials for the performance of testing at assigned workstation and notifies supervisor of any shortages or problems. - Analyzes all test and quality control results for errors, inconsistencies and deviations prior to reporting results. Initiates and documents troubleshooting and problem solving to resolve issues. - Reports all test results in the laboratory information system according to laboratory policies and procedures, within stated turn-around times, and follows appropriate backup procedures during computer downtimes. - Communicates any pertinent information or problems with laboratory staff and supervisors in a respectful and proactive manner. - Performs other duties as assigned.   Required Qualifications - Certification or eligibility as medical technologist, (MT) or specialist in chemistry (SC) or hematology (SH) through American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent - Must satisfy CLIA 88 qualification requirements for testing personnel performing high complexity testing  - Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science or related field from an accredited college or university  - Be able to lift up to 50 lbs Preferred Qualifications - At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience preferred - Knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems - Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment.  Position Details  - Job Type/FTE: Full-Time - Shift:  Evening Shift + rotating weekends - Unit/Department:  Blood Bank - CBA Code: Non-Union   Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.  
Job ID
2024-69305
Department Name : Name
Lab Blood Bank - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/9/2024 4:47 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Medical Technologist in the Coagulation Lab.  As a Medical Technologist you will perform  hemostasis testing for the hospital and outpatient clinics, including the Trauma, Transplant, and Heart & Vascular (including Stroke/TPA Program) service lines as well as growth for outreach clients.  Responsible for quality control, instrument maintenance, and method development to support a broad menu of routine and esoteric coagulation tests, including diagnostic tests for acute, chronic and inherited bleeding disorders. Operating within UChicago Medicine's Department of Pathology, we provide reference laboratory testing to various related and unrelated health care entities, managed care organizations and non-affiliated hospitals, outpatient clinics and private physicians' offices. We offer a full range of diagnostic services.    **Up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus**   Job Summary   Routinely performs a wide range of clinical analyses in all sections of the laboratory by properly utilizing a variety of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements in order to provide results of the highest level of quality to physicians and their patients.   Essential Job Functions  - Receives specimens submitted to laboratory. Utilizes policies and procedures for requisition and specimen requirements to determine whether the submitted specimen can be processes for analysis. Assures proper storage and procedures for specimens that cannot be immediately analyzed. - Conducts preliminary specimen preparations for the analytical process through centrifugation of blood specimens, aliquotting of blood and body fluids and distribution of the prepared specimens to the appropriate sections of the laboratory. - Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, principles, and instruments and their interrelationships as well as physiological conditions affecting test results. - Provides patient-focused care in a clinical setting through the accurate performance of routine and complex tests through the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic stages. - Assists in maintaining continual compliance with policies, procedures and record keeping necessary to meet standards of accrediting or regulatory agencies. - Assists in training and ongoing continuing education of laboratory testing personnel, students, pathology residents, fellows, and others.   - Assists in new testing, procedures and equipment validation and implementation. - Participates in educational and training activities to acquire new skills, maintain technical relevance and improve proficiency. - Answers inquiries regarding specimen handling, results and other technical information. Appropriately assists clinicians with requests and seeks out resources necessary when information is not available to answer questions. - Performs all procedures designated under CLIA’88 rules as moderate or highly complex testing; knows all responsibilities as outlined in the laboratory procedure manual necessary to perform these procedures with highest level of quality within turnaround time goals set by the laboratory. - Practices the proficient and safe use of all equipment necessary for the completion of all duties and responsibilities by following all maintenance, safety and quality controls policies and procedures. - Prepares and maintains adequate stock of reagents, standards, and control materials for the performance of testing at assigned workstation and notifies supervisor of any shortages or problems. - Analyzes all test and quality control results for errors, inconsistencies and deviations prior to reporting results. Initiates and documents troubleshooting and problem solving to resolve issues. - Reports all test results in the laboratory information system according to laboratory policies and procedures, within stated turn-around times, and follows appropriate backup procedures during computer downtimes. - Communicates any pertinent information or problems with laboratory staff and supervisors in a respectful and proactive manner. - Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:  - Must satisfy CLIA ‘88 qualification requirements for testing personnel performing high complexity testing. - Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science or related field from an accredited college or university. - Certification or eligibility as medical technologist (MT) through American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent  - Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment and laboratory testing methodologies. - Knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems. - Exceptional organizational ability, with attention to detail mandatory.   - Ability to work in high volume, stressful situations. Preferred Qualifications  - At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and previous Coagulation experience preferred.   Position Details  - Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0) - Shift:  Evening Shift + Rotating Weekends - Unit/Department: Coagulation Lab - CBA code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69304
Department Name : Name
Lab Coagulation - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/9/2024 4:46 PM)
Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Medical Technologist in the Clinical Hematology Lab.   **Up to a $10,000 Sign On Bonus**   In this role as a Medical Technologist you will perform Hematology lab tests, operate state-of-the-art instruments, and conduct esoteric tests with current technology.  Hematology Medical Technologist provides 24/7 coverage of key tests required to support ED/trauma, OR, critical care, and oncology. Operating within UChicago Medicine's Department of Pathology, we provide reference laboratory testing to various related and unrelated health care entities, managed care organizations and non-affiliated hospitals, outpatient clinics and private physicians' offices. We offer a full range of diagnostic services.    Job Summary   Routinely performs a wide range of clinical analyses in all sections of the laboratory by properly utilizing a variety of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements in order to provide results of the highest level of quality to physicians and their patients.   Essential Job Functions  - Receives specimens submitted to laboratory. Utilizes policies and procedures for requisition and specimen requirements to determine whether the submitted specimen can be processes for analysis. Assures proper storage and procedures for specimens that cannot be immediately analyzed. - Conducts preliminary specimen preparations for the analytical process through centrifugation of blood specimens, aliquotting of blood and body fluids and distribution of the prepared specimens to the appropriate sections of the laboratory. - Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, principles, and instruments and their interrelationships as well as physiological conditions affecting test results. - Provides patient-focused care in a clinical setting through the accurate performance of routine and complex tests through the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic stages. - Assists in maintaining continual compliance with policies, procedures and record keeping necessary to meet standards of accrediting or regulatory agencies. - Assists in training and ongoing continuing education of laboratory testing personnel, students, pathology residents, fellows, and others.   - Assists in new testing, procedures and equipment validation and implementation. - Participates in educational and training activities to acquire new skills, maintain technical relevance and improve proficiency. - Answers inquiries regarding specimen handling, results and other technical information. Appropriately assists clinicians with requests and seeks out resources necessary when information is not available to answer questions. - Performs all procedures designated under CLIA’88 rules as moderate or highly complex testing; knows all responsibilities as outlined in the laboratory procedure manual necessary to perform these procedures with highest level of quality within turnaround time goals set by the laboratory. - Practices the proficient and safe use of all equipment necessary for the completion of all duties and responsibilities by following all maintenance, safety and quality controls policies and procedures. - Prepares and maintains adequate stock of reagents, standards, and control materials for the performance of testing at assigned workstation and notifies supervisor of any shortages or problems. - Analyzes all test and quality control results for errors, inconsistencies and deviations prior to reporting results. Initiates and documents troubleshooting and problem solving to resolve issues. - Reports all test results in the laboratory information system according to laboratory policies and procedures, within stated turn-around times, and follows appropriate backup procedures during computer downtimes. - Communicates any pertinent information or problems with laboratory staff and supervisors in a respectful and proactive manner. - Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:  - Must satisfy CLIA ‘88 qualification requirements for testing personnel performing high complexity testing. - Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science or related field from an accredited college or university. - Certification or eligibility as medical technologist (MT) through American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent  - Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment and laboratory testing methodologies. - Knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems. - Exceptional organizational ability, with attention to detail mandatory.   - Ability to work in high volume, stressful situations. Preferred Qualifications  - At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and previous Hematology experience preferred.   Position Details  - Job Type/FTE: Full-time (1.0) - Shift:  Night Shift + rotating weekends - Unit/Department: Clinical Hemotology Lab - CBA code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69303
Department Name : Name
Lab Clinical Hematology - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
Yes
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/9/2024 4:44 PM)
Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Cytotechnologist in the Anatomic Pathology Lab. In this role as a Cytotechnologist, you will conduct microscopic examination of non-gynecologic and gynecologic specimens and record finding in LIS computer system.  This position may assists with specimen adequacy assessment during ROSE procedures.  Records required data on daily screening and participates in quality control assessments.  Cytotechnologist work collaboratively with colleagues, participates in process improvement projects, and trains Cytotechnology students.   Job Summary   In consultation with the Anatomical Pathology Manager, pathologists and Medical Directors, the Cytotechnologist is responsible for screening and diagnosing gynecological and non-gynecological slides. Activities include accessioning, staining, assisting in Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) for on-site adequacy evaluation of FNA procedures, and reporting results according to established procedures. In addition, participates in all cytology quality control procedures and complies with quality assurance and quality management standards within the department as outlined by the department and applicable regulatory agencies.   Essential Job Functions   • Microscopically examine gynecologic, non-gynecologic and FNA samples, identify and mark cells of significance• Enter interpretations into the laboratory information system, appropriately triage cases requiring further evaluation either by a QC technologist or pathologist, and issue a report for Pap tests that do not require further review• Assist cytopathologists with FNA procedures including but not limited to: completing relevant forms, preparing and staining smears, and accessioning.• Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain equipment needed to perform relevant tasks including but not limited to the microscope and cytopreparation equipment• Maintains quality control and conforms to laboratory safety standards• Assists with review and documentation of cases for quality assurance program • Assists with policy and procedure manual updates• Provides patient-focused care in a clinical setting through the accurate performance of routine and complex tests through the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic stages.• Answers inquiries regarding specimen handling, results and other technical information.  • Appropriately assists clinicians with requests and seeks out resources necessary when information is not available to answer questions.• Perform cytopreparation duties as needed • Assures optimum specimen integrity and positive identification during pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical processes.• Helps to ensures appropriate stock level of supplies.• Assist laboratory staff in the proficient and safe use of equipment in accordance with departmental policies and procedures (including but not limited to FNA service, screening, and technical processing). • Assists with management of archived case materials, when necessary• Maintains individual workload logs accordance with the CAP and CLIA’88 guidelines for internal and external inspections • Participate in ongoing continuing education and required annual proficiency testing.   Required Qualifications   • Bachelor’s degree in cytotechnology, cytology, or related health care science field from an accredited college or university.  • Graduation from an accredited school of cytotechnology.  • Certification as Cytotechnologist (CT) or Specialist in Cytotechnology (SCT) through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and graphical computer programs, automated and conventional cytopathology systems and conventional laboratory equipment.  • Ability to use and understand basic statistical concepts and methods that are commonly utilized in clinical laboratory science. • Visual acuity; Good manual dexterity and fine motor skills.   Preferred Qualifications • At least 3 years of Cytology experience  Position Details  - Job Type/FTE: Registry (.10) - Shift:  Dayshift, As Needed  - Unit/Department: Anatomic Pathology Lab - CBA code: Non-Union Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
Job ID
2024-69302
Department Name : Name
Lab Anatomic Pathology - Hyde Park
Job Location : Location
US-IL-Chicago
Referral Bonus
No

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