Cook County Government NURSE CARE COORDINATOR - BRAIN INJURY in Chicago, Illinois

PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.

*LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL / INTEGRATED CARE - AMBULATORY CARE COORDINATION *

SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

JOB SUMMARY _ UNION NNOC_

The Nurse Care Coordinator – Brain Injury provides care coordination services for persons with brain injuries who need assistance to safely live in the least restrictive setting. The work requires conducting site visits in the members’ home environment, developing care/service plans, regular monitoring, and periodic follow-up visits. The work requires the flexible use of a wide range of highly skilled psychosocial evaluation and intervention techniques to provide support and stabilization for members. The Nurse Care Coordinator – Brain Injury is required to make referrals for community resources, and behavioral health services in order to assist members in maintaining health, safety, and independence through knowledge of social work principles, practices, and their application to complex care coordination.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience providing services and support to persons with brain injuries living in a community based setting is required.

  • A minimum of one (1) year of care coordination experience is required.

  • Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Fluent in Spanish or Polish* preferred*

VETERAN PREFERENCE

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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, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement for nursing-related programs (for NNOC members)

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:*http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/*

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.

COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Posting: Aug 10, 2017, 9:12:27 AM

Closing Date: Aug 24, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: Health and Hospital Systems

Req ID: 00120744