Oversees and manages The Chicago HIV/AIDS Interactive Linkage (CHIL) Transitional Care P roject, a reengagement program designed to support and aid HIV positive individuals who are out of care bringing them back into care. The program operates within the Medical Institutions in Illinois Medical District and Mt. Sinai Medical Centers. Planning, organizing and executing the day to day events of Project Site Navigators and other personnel to ensure a smooth transition of clients to their Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) are primary responsibilities. Monitoring project goals and objectives and evaluating performance and quality of provided services are additional responsibilities.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Oversees the hiring, discipline and overall performance of staff, including staffwho provide education services and resources to ensure reengagement in care for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
Serves as the contact person and facilitator for network meetings and communication and plans, organizes and executes the day to day events of site personnel ensuring a smooth transition of clients to their PCMH.
Monitors project goals and objectives and evaluating performance and quality of provided services are additional responsibilities.
Convenes regular meetings with internal and external stake holders regarding service delivery and implementation.
Monitors program components to include but not limited to real-time alerts, navigation scopes and data collection.
Manages and analyzes data elements and submits reports to key stakeholders on a regular basis.
Evaluates and assesses need for refinement of services area model and staff configuration on a routine basis.
Oversees staff that provides education services and resources to ensure reengagement in care.
Facilitates and promotes timely problem identification, analysis and resolution.
Travels and collaborates with participating institutions to ensure standards and quality of care across the network.
Uses independent judgement consistently to identify operational staffing issues and needs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in nursing, social services or public health care administration is required(Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Three (3) years of clinical experience in a health care or social service field is required
Two (2) years of supervisory experience is required
One (1) year of experience working with HIV clients is required
Master's Degree in nursing, public health care administration, or social service from an accredited college or university is preferred(Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse or Social Worker in the State of Illinois is preferred
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred
Previous experience in an ambulatory or outpatient clinic setting is preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of HIV, its treatment and preventative measures.
Knowledge of regulatory standards in the healthcare industry.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally and externally.
High numeracy and sound technical skills.
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, negotiation, persuasion and decision making and time management skills.
Ability to identify operational staffing issues and needs.
Ability to identify process improvements and make sound recommendations and implement same.
Ability to supervise others, review and manage assignments of various complexity and multi-task under conditions of stress and limited timetables.
Ability to lead in a dynamic health care environment, as part of a health system undergoing transformation while expanding into new offerings and markets.
Ability to relate to staff with various levels of training and education as well as of diverse background and national origin.
Ability to handle highly sensitive information with absolute confidentiality and professionalism.
Ability to deal with ambiguity and work collaboratively in a team environment.
An excellent listener, who is tough-minded and will offer critical review, but with a strong sense of partnership.
Knowledge of modern management and supervision practices and the ability to apply them in the workplace.
Ability to successfully manage and organize multiple priorities in a fast paced, stressful environment while meeting deadlines and established guidelines.
Written and oral communication skills necessary to clearly communicate with all levels of staff, assist in the development of plans and programs, clearly explain results of audits, and make recommendations for improvement.
Interpersonal skills necessary for consensus building and to work with and promote positive, collaborative, professional, and customer focused working relationships with all levels of staff and a diverse patient population.
Strong initiative and leadership skills.
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 and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
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.
* Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
* Basic Term Life Insurance
* Pension Plan
* Deferred Compensation Program
* Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
* You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’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.
CCH 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, CCH 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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER