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New Patient Nursing Coordinator, Cancer Service Line - Chicago, IL - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: UChicago Medicine Mitchell Hospital (AKA Bernard A
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

New Patient Nursing Coordinator, Cancer Service Line - Chicago, IL

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as a New Patient Nursing Coordinator in our Cancer Service Line. --The New Patient Nursing Coordinator is a registered nurse who will use clinical judgement while serving as the first point-of-contact for patients and physicians to coordinate services with UCM medical professionals, ancillary services, BSD, and hospital offices/staff. --In this role, the New Patient Nursing Coordinator is responsible for triaging--patients after gathering disease history, prior treatments and current state of health. They are responsible--for facilitating efficient and effective processes for patients to access various services within the hospital. Finally, the are responsible--for providing guidance to patients through the evaluation process, works with various departments to ensure patients complete their itineraries, revises and communicates itinerary changes as required.--Essential Job Functions

  • Completes intake history and uses clinical judgement and triage tools to determine patient appointment needs.
  • Serves as first point-of-contact for patients and physicians to coordinate services with UCMC medical professionals, ancillary services, BSD, and hospital offices/staff.--
  • Provides quality assurance on records related to diagnosis--and clinical history to coordinate and manage educational/advisory meetings, evaluation tests, and consultations for patients within specified time periods.
  • Educates patient on visit expectations and provides basic counseling on subspecialty services.--
  • Immediately and independently resolves issues encountered during the day to keep the patient on schedule.
  • Collaborates with various departmental staff to ensure proper insurance and billing information is provided for patient's services.
  • Ensures clinical protocols and triage tools meet standards for each specialty program.--
  • Utilizes databases to maintain patient data, maintains statistical data, and provides detailed reports (charts, graphics, tables, etc) to management on patient servicesRequired Qualifications
    • IL RN License
    • Experience working with various Microsoft based computer software programs for Word required, experience using Mac preferred.
    • Knowledge of scheduling templates, insurance verification, and third party collection procedures.--
    • Knowledge of hospital billing and collection processes.
    • Ability to perform basic data analysis.--
    • Ability to solve problems independently, performs multiple tasks simultaneously, exercise good judgment, and work effectively in a team environment.--
    • Ability and willingness to cooperate with co-workers, supervisors, and physicians to best serve the patients.--
    • Ability to learn and incorporate new systems and processes.--
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills requiring tact, discretion, and maintaining patient confidentiality.--
    • Excellent verbal and written communication.--
    • Ability to attend mandatory training classes offered by the Medical Center after hours or on weekends, with advance notice. Preferred Qualification
      • Three years' experience in cancer care preferred.--
      • Experience in patient advocacy preferred--Position Details
        • Job Type/FTE: Full-time
        • Shift: Day, 8a.m-4pmUnit/Department: Cancer Service Line
        • CBA Code: Non-Union--Organizational Overview
          • to learn more about UChicago Medicine
          • to learn more about our benefits
          • to explore other career opportunities at UChicago Medicine--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.

            Why Join Us

            We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment--- with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.________Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:------The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.-- We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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