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Transitions of Care RN - Evanston, IL - Med Surg

Company: Evanston Hospital
Location: Evanston
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Transitions of Care RN - Evanston, ILPosition Highlights:

Position: Transitions of Care, Registered Nurse------------------
Location: Glenbrook Hospital
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time (40hrs/wk)
Hours: Day Shifts, with rotating weekends
Required Travel: N/A

What you will need:

License: Current professional Nursing Licensure in the State of IL required
Education: Bachelor's Degree required. Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing required; BSN strongly preferred
Certification: BLS/CPR certification for the Healthcare Provider required
Experience: Minimum of 2 years clinical nursing experience preferred
Skills: Knowledge of community resources. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform preferred. Proven leadership skills. Ability to work independently, setting priorities to coordinate care plan efficiently. Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, as well as strong computer and data entry skills.

The Transition of Care RN is responsible for providing telephonic outreach to patients post hospitalization. Daily functions include, but are not limited to contacting patients by phone within 48 hours of discharge with focus on reviewing hospital discharge instructions, medication adherence, management of patient's quality of life and functionality, rectifying gaps in care, and assisting in scheduling follow up visits with their physician. The Transition of Care-RN will function as an integral member of a collaborative and interdisciplinary team, using validation, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation skills.
What you will do:

Contact patients by phone within 48 hours of discharge to review hospital discharge instructions, medication adherence, management of patient's quality of life and functionality, rectify gaps in care, and assist in scheduling follow up visits with their physician.
Collaborate with the physician office and members of the care team to resolve any issues identified during the call.
Document the contact in the medical record in compliance with documentation requirements.

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes five hospitals ---, , , --and . NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, , 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 () 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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