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RN Program Manager-Skilled Nursing Facilities North

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

RN Program Manager-Skilled Nursing Facilities 

Location:North suburbs around Lutheran General Hospital

Hours:  Days



Position Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Typically requires 5 years of experience in in healthcare industry, an acute setting, and 1 year of case management and quality improvement experience. Understanding of hospital and physician operations and post acute services impacted by managed care and health care reform. Thorough understanding of Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and private insurance.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interact with internal and external clients

Demonstrated ability to work well with physicians and other professionals.

Must be detail~oriented and have excellent organizational skills.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access) or similar products.

Ability to work with data and think strategically and behave tactically for results

Ability to handle difficult situations, conflict and maintain professionalism.

Ability to work autonomously with minimal direction from supervisor.

Excellent social skills and relationships. Strong creative problem solving and facilitation skills.

Self~motivated. Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices. Must sit, stand, speak, read/write, and walk throughout the workday.

This position requires travel so will be exposed to weather and road conditions.

Local travel to area skilled nursing facilities and hospitals. May need to travel outside of assigned territory to assist another area. Travel in all weather conditions and neighborhoods with high crime rates. Early and late meetings as needed to establish contact with stakeholders, physicians and referral sources. Must be able to provide own vehicle to travel to post acute providers and meetings.

Generally exposed to normal office environment.

Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

Occasionally lifts items weighing up to 20 lbs.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to

Provides clinical operational oversight, education and support for the post acute skilled nursing facility programs within an assigned region. Provides subject matter expertise, consultation, problem solving, critical thinking and education to physicians, hospital leaders, referral sources and skilled nursing facilities. Position is located in an assigned territory and hospital market and makes regular weekly visits to post acute providers to monitor the effectiveness of the program as well as to assist with the implementation of identified processes that improve the transition of patients across the continuum of post acute services. Resource for leadership teams at the hospital and network post acute provider administrative teams. Manages and makes recommendations for the operational processes that insure cost effective and high quality services for the Advocate Aurora patients.

Serves as the liaison between the hospital and the post acute network (PAN) skilled nursing facilities. Manage and facilitate communication between the inpatient care managers, external care providers and outpatient care managers for high risk patients transitioning in and out of the acute care setting and post acute programs. Assist the transition of high risk patients to post acute programs and eventually back to their primary care physician (PCP) and community.
Monitors, collects and analyzes data to evaluate the effectiveness, safety and quality of patient care in the post acute care network programs.
Addresses questions and concerns by providers, patients and families regarding post acute programs in coordination with other care teams. Acts as a conduit for problem solving, resolution and service recover

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Des Plaines , RN Program Manager-Skilled Nursing Facilities North, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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