LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL/INTEGRATED CARE DEPARTMENT
SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Using evidenced based practices, the Manager of Transitional Care is responsible for developing the systems, processes and workflows for patients who are moving between care settings. These transitions may include patients leaving the acute medical or psychiatric facility, patients being discharged from Cermak Health Services or those being discharged from skilled/custodial nursing facilities. The Manager of Transitional Care manages a team composed of Care Coordinators and Community Health Workers who work to improve the outcomes for patients at risk due to care transitions.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview).
Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
A minimum of two (2) years of work experience in a health care setting such as home care, physician's office/ambulatory care, acute care is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory or management work experience is required .
A minimum of one (1) year of care coordination work experience is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of work experience pertaining to transition related activities is required.
Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft applications is required .
Must possess a valid Illinois driver's license and mandatory vehicle insurance as required in the State of Illinois. (Must provide Illinois driver's license and vehicle insurance at time of interview)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.