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Care Navigator RN, NPA Administration - Nurse Navigator

Company: Evanston Hospital
Location: Evanston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Care Navigator RN, NPA AdministrationPosition Highlights:

* Position: RN Care Navigator, NPA Administration
* Location: Health Plan, 1001 University Place
* Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time (40hrs/wk)
* Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM
* Required Travel: N/A

What you will need:

* License: Current professional Nursing Licensure in the state of IL required
* Education: Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an NLN accredited school of nursing required; BSN strongly preferred
* Certification: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross). Clinical certification, such as case management certification, is beneficial
* Experience: 2 years of clinical nursing experience preferred. Minimum of 2 years of utilization review, discharge planning, case management or disease management preferred. Nursing experience in home services, ambulatory services working with high-risk patients beneficial. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform preferred
* Skills: Able to communicate and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and team members; Knowledge of community resources.

What you will do:

* Responsible for the utilization management, case management, and care coordination management of his/her population of patients from the time of diagnosis (could be pre-admission or in the ED) to 90 days' post-discharge.
* Helping patients understand their diagnosis, treatment options, and available resources and ensure that they are connected with the optimal resources across the continuum of care. This role will coordinate discharge planning by facilitating smooth transitions of care while ensuring quality cost-effective patient outcomes.
* Serves as a liaison between their patient population and all other providers.
* Will be responsible for key metrics of success, which include improving the overall cost of care, length of stay optimization, reduction in excess days, reduction in SNF utilization and improvement in SNF care transitions, reduction in 30-day readmission rate and ED utilization.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes five hospitals - Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Skokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 10,500 people.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet-- recognition-the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care-something only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

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