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At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), we help children grow and thrive — and we offer these same opportunities to the professionals who make up our team. CHOP is a unique work environment, with exceptional team members, supportive managers and state-of-the-art training. Our employees are all empowered to realize their well-defined goals, because we believe everyone makes a difference — it’s the very foundation on which our hospital is built.

Since 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. As the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, CHOP has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved the lives of countless children.

Today, that same spirit of care and innovation continues. The hospital now employs more than 13,000 people in more than 50 locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to once again be named to U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

In addition to the overall Honor Roll rankings of the top children’s hospitals in the nation, U.S. News evaluates programs in 10 specialty areas. For 2018-19, CHOP ranked in the top three in seven out of 10 specialties, and No. 1 rankings were awarded to the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes and Division of Urology.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25693 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25694 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. We may be filling multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25695 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. We may be filling multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 23894 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Clinical Coordinator of the International Patient Program is a member of the International Patient Program team and works closely with the Clinical Manager. The Coordinator collaborates regularly with the physicians, clinicians and administrators from multiple Divisions and Departments at CHOP while serving international patients. The Clinician Coordinator provides case coordination and management support to the International Medicine staff for ongoing care of international patients. The Clinical Coordinator also works with international clients, families, patients and their representatives as directed by the Clinical Manager. In this role, the Clinical Coordinator provides support to the ongoing operational and monitoring activities of the International Patient Program which is responsible for facilitating the delivery of excellent and timely pediatric health services for international patients and families. The Clinical Coordinator is integrated into patient services by offering clinical summaries of medical records and coordination of consulting services during clinical case reviews and evaluation requests from international families. The Coordinator ensures efficiency in the operational process. The Clinical Coordinator also provides some case management services as necessary and directed in support of complex international patients who require ongoing review and coordination of services, case summaries, coordination of DME, outpatient pharmacy services, financial summaries, etc. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for generating reports regarding individual cases and collaborating with other departments or agencies as directed by the Clinical Manager. Job Responsibilities Clinical Coordination Services: Provide clinical coordination of international cases by facilitating assigned case reviews and evaluation requests. It is the Clinical Coordinator’s responsibility to provide efficient reviews of medical record information and support the efficient processing from the time of the request to the generation of an appointment. Communicates, documents and participates in discharge planning activities when assigned by the Clinical Manager. Assures clinical information and discharge goals are communicated/ transferred to alternative international site providers. The role requires ongoing communication between clinical services and international families and constituencies as assigned for cases requiring ongoing or lengthy services at CHOP. Provides documentation letters of medical diagnoses for assigned cases in order to expedite the Visa application process. Facilitates billing and reimbursement by communicating pertinent and appropriate medical information to CHOP finance department and/or international third party payers when assigned. Works with the Clinical Manager to obtain certification and approval of all hospital stays with international agencies as assigned. Seeks input from attending physician or other care providers as needed to obtain certification and approval of payment. Participates in interdisciplinary discharge planning as assigned with the clinical team caring for international patients. Case Management Responsibilities Review international clinical case review requests and clinical documentation (determine if additional records are needed, determine if clinical records provided are complete and appropriate, review clinical request for clarity around requested services, etc.) Review requested clinical services and identify appropriate clinical services at CHOP to be involved with each case. Support the standard expectations for case review process and provide a summary of the case and pertinent information to the CHOP clinical practices in a timely manner that summarizes the key clinical pieces that are required by each Division. Work with clinicians to identify the probable diagnosis for the case and develop case evaluation scenarios for the development of financial cost estimates (for those without an established case rate). Propose on-site physician visits, diagnostic studies, etc. that would be conducted at the time of the CHOP visit and facilitate coordination of care. Review and validate the clinical case review & evaluation plan with physician and clinician specialist(s). The Clinical Coordinator facilitates care coordination for international patients when they seek care and come to CHOP. S/he provides clinical knowledge during the process and assists in the communication between teams as necessary to keep all constituencies informed. The Clinical Coordinator provides case summaries and letters as assigned for families or international agencies during the delivery of services. Maintain standards of performance for the process of clinical case review and care coordination for international patients. This includes assistance in coordinating appointments and maintaining detailed/accurate schedules of outpatient appointments for international patients. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN - Registered Nurse Required Education and Experience BSN from an accredited program. 5 years of pediatric clinical experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic International experience and/or expertise are highly preferred. Utilization and/or case management experience preferred
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25527 Shift: Any Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary Part-time positions available, 24 hours per week: Under the direction of an RN, the Senior Nursing Aide assists in the provision of care to patients. He/she also maintains the patient unit environment in a well-stocked and organized fashion. Utilizes CHOP values and service standards as a basis for assisting in delivery of care. We may be filling multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Assists in the provision of care to patients and families under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides safe supportive care for patients in their activities of daily living. Activities include: AM/PM care Obtaining vital signs Preparation and Feeding Toileting Bathing and dressing Changing bed linens Oral Care Ambulating when deemed appropriate by RN Patient appropriate measurements and weights Point of Care – glucose, pH, hemoccult, gastrocult Quickly and accurately communicates patient information, status, and needs to the RN and members of the care team. Documents appropriate patient information in EPIC as per EPIC training Proactive rounding to support patient care needs. Assists examination or treatment procedures, including positioning, holding, and comforting patients. Transports stable patients to other departments and areas. Secures transport vehicles and safely transports patients as per hospital transport policy. Participates in the admission or discharge of patients. Admission: Set up clean sleep surface, room supplies and equipment, and unit orientation Discharge: Escorts patients to hospital exit, removes supplies and equipment (i.e. pumps, extra supplies, bedside carts, etc.) from patients’ rooms, returns clean equipment and unused supplies, and prepares rooms for next admission. Responds according to Unit procedures in emergency situations. Sets-up patient procedure trays and prepares them for return to SPD after use. Responds promptly and positively to patient/family requests in line with CHOP values and service standards. Obtains assistance of other team members, as needed, to address patient needs. Answers patient call bells or requests and refers the appropriate individuals to assist them. Answers unit phones as requested with appropriate resources when providing desk coverage. Orients new staff to the role. Completes training for and participates in 1:1 observation of patients as assigned. Other duties as assigned based on competency and training. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Maintains a well-stocked, organized patient unit environment. Each shift, stocks patient bedside with required supplies, changes equipment as needed. Changes and dates suction canisters every 24 hours or more frequently, as needed. Stocks utility, bedside, and treatment carts. Straightens and stocks isolation anterooms and/or carts. Obtains equipment and supplies from various departments, as needed. Cleans and returns borrowed equipment after use. Notifies Inpatient Clerk of broken equipment, tags it, and moves it to appropriate area for repair. Notifies Administrative Assistant of equipment sent to Biomedical Dept for record keeping purposes. Maintains a safe environment by cleaning and keeping the following areas neat: Treatment room, including tables. Counters in all utility rooms. Refrigerators as assigned. Equipment, furniture, and toys. Playrooms Storage areas including soiled utility and clean equipment room. Participates in long stay cleans Cleans all equipment as per hospital standard between patient use. Generates service charges for equipment and supply items used by patients. Deliver or pick up specimens, paperwork, equipment, formula, IV fluids, etc. as requested for patient and unit needs. Follows hospital and department policies and procedures Adheres to attendance policies and procedures and Rules of Conduct. Demonstrates knowledge and application of CHOP and department policies and procedures. Utilizes safety behaviors for error prevention. Reviews policy and procedure updates from managers and CHOP. Attends mandatory sessions/meetings/in-services 100% of the time. Communicates with assigned patient RN and charge RN related to coverage (i.e. activities and whereabouts) and reports completion of duties. Participates in unit safety huddles. Maintains hospital required use of RTLS badge and hospital issued communication device. Floats to other Units as necessary. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Demonstrates health care informatics competency to manage patient care and work processes, which includes. Basic computer competency, including (as applicable), the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail, @CHOP, shared network file space, and MyCareer. Information literacy, including the effective use of the electronic health record, @CHOP site to find electronic resources for patient care, assigned work processes/workflows, and human resource/employee information. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations BLS - Basic Life Support Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School/GED. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25656 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary Under the direction of an RN, the Senior Nursing Aide assists in the provision of care to patients. He/she also maintains the patient unit environment in a well-stocked and organized fashion. Utilizes CHOP values and service standards as a basis for assisting in delivery of care. Job Responsibilities Assists in the provision of care to patients and families under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides safe supportive care for patients in their activities of daily living. Activities include: AM/PM care Obtaining vital signs Preparation and Feeding Toileting Bathing and dressing Changing bed linens Oral Care Ambulating when deemed appropriate by RN Patient appropriate measurements and weights Point of Care – glucose, pH, hemoccult, gastrocult Quickly and accurately communicates patient information, status, and needs to the RN and members of the care team. Documents appropriate patient information in EPIC as per EPIC training Proactive rounding to support patient care needs. Assists examination or treatment procedures, including positioning, holding, and comforting patients. Transports stable patients to other departments and areas. Secures transport vehicles and safely transports patients as per hospital transport policy. Participates in the admission or discharge of patients. Admission: Set up clean sleep surface, room supplies and equipment, and unit orientation Discharge: Escorts patients to hospital exit, removes supplies and equipment (i.e. pumps, extra supplies, bedside carts, etc.) from patients’ rooms, returns clean equipment and unused supplies, and prepares rooms for next admission. Responds according to Unit procedures in emergency situations. Sets-up patient procedure trays and prepares them for return to SPD after use. Responds promptly and positively to patient/family requests in line with CHOP values and service standards. Obtains assistance of other team members, as needed, to address patient needs. Answers patient call bells or requests and refers the appropriate individuals to assist them. Answers unit phones as requested with appropriate resources when providing desk coverage. Orients new staff to the role. Completes training for and participates in 1:1 observation of patients as assigned. Other duties as assigned based on competency and training. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Maintains a well-stocked, organized patient unit environment. Each shift, stocks patient bedside with required supplies, changes equipment as needed. Changes and dates suction canisters every 24 hours or more frequently, as needed. Stocks utility, bedside, and treatment carts. Straightens and stocks isolation anterooms and/or carts. Obtains equipment and supplies from various departments, as needed. Cleans and returns borrowed equipment after use. Notifies Inpatient Clerk of broken equipment, tags it, and moves it to appropriate area for repair. Notifies Administrative Assistant of equipment sent to Biomedical Dept for record keeping purposes. Maintains a safe environment by cleaning and keeping the following areas neat: Treatment room, including tables. Counters in all utility rooms. Refrigerators as assigned. Equipment, furniture, and toys. Playrooms Storage areas including soiled utility and clean equipment room. Participates in long stay cleans Cleans all equipment as per hospital standard between patient use. Generates service charges for equipment and supply items used by patients. Deliver or pick up specimens, paperwork, equipment, formula, IV fluids, etc. as requested for patient and unit needs. Follows hospital and department policies and procedures Adheres to attendance policies and procedures and Rules of Conduct. Demonstrates knowledge and application of CHOP and department policies and procedures. Utilizes safety behaviors for error prevention. Reviews policy and procedure updates from managers and CHOP. Attends mandatory sessions/meetings/in-services 100% of the time. Communicates with assigned patient RN and charge RN related to coverage (i.e. activities and whereabouts) and reports completion of duties. Participates in unit safety huddles. Maintains hospital required use of RTLS badge and hospital issued communication device. Floats to other Units as necessary. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Demonstrates health care informatics competency to manage patient care and work processes, which includes. Basic computer competency, including (as applicable), the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail, @CHOP, shared network file space, and MyCareer. Information literacy, including the effective use of the electronic health record, @CHOP site to find electronic resources for patient care, assigned work processes/workflows, and human resource/employee information. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations BLS - Basic Life Support Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School/GED. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 23541 Shift: Rotating Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the supervision of a sub-specialty attending physician, a Hospital-Physician is a board-certified or board-eligible pediatrician who evaluates, treats, manages inpatient care, documents medical findings in EPIC, provides support to patients, families and colleagues, collaborates with administration and nursing staff. Will see patients from birth to 21 years old. Will diagnose and treat various conditions. Responsible for the direct care and follow-up in a defined inpatient and hospital-outpatient areas. Order labs, testing, as appropriate. Maintains working knowledge of electronic medical record. The role will also include off-shift responsibility that may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as determined by the clinical needs of the practice environment. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, legal, regulatory and clinical standards and requirements including (but not limited to): HIPAA, OSHA, Joint Commission, DOH and CLIA. May represent CHOP with external organizations, professional associations upon request. The Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is recruiting board-eligible/certified pediatricians to work as neonatal house physicians in an academic, collaborative practice within our Level IV intensive care unit. Responsibilities include direct patient care in concert with attending neonatologists, fellows, NNP’s, PA’s and residents. This position involves a combination of daytime service and in-house night call, an excellent teaching environment with state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities for professional growth in an academic setting. This is an ideal position for a candidate who has recently finished residency and would like to continue taking care of medically complex neonatal patients, and offering a competitive salary and benefits, vacation and professional time. Of note: This job title may be used interchangeably with the title “House Physician” in other documents throughout the enterprise. Job Responsibilities Direct Clinical Activities Provide direct patient care in an inpatient setting, working under the supervision of a sub-specialty attending physician. Assess the complex acute, critical and chronically ill patient for urgent and emergent conditions. Uses relevant data to evaluate for physiologic instability. Utilizes the data to formulate a plan of care in conjunction with the supervising sub-specialty attending physician. May supervise clinical providers including resident physicians and nurse practitioners and provide performance feedback in all aspects of clinical functions. Supervise and ensure high quality of all clinical care services provided in the Hospital. Continually review current pediatric standards of care and work with leadership team to implement new processes as needed. Respond to clinical alerts and updates from public health officials and others. Performs therapeutic interventions to stabilize acute and critical health problems. Specific interventions are listed in the Delineation of Privileges Document and approved as a part of the credentialing/privileging process. Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice. Analyzes the indications, contraindications, risk of complications and cost-benefits of therapeutic interventions. Manages the plan of care through evaluation, modification and documentation according to the patient’s response to therapy. Manages changes in condition with a focus on optimizing the patient outcomes. Incorporates health promotion, health protection and injury prevention measures into the plan of care within the context of the complex acute, critical and chronic illness. Facilitates the patient’s transitions between and within health care settings. Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members. Educational and Professional Development Activities (as indicated) Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, students, and other health care providers. May provide support and leadership for resident/medical student education curriculum and program implementation. May participate in scholarly activities including research and education as applicable. Administrative Activities (as indicated) May assist with administrative management of the inpatient setting. Evaluate and effectively manage patient access, patient flow, quality improvement, staff performance, effective work teams. Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, policies, guidelines and protocols. Other Duties As Assigned. Division-specific privileges as prescribed by the Division in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Active medical license in Pennsylvania as well as other states in which s/he is expected to practice. Current DEA License Board Certified (or Board Eligible) in Pediatrics. Board Certification is set in compliance with Department / Division and Medical Staff Bylaws (either immediately or within a prescribed timeframe from date of appointment to the Medical Staff). Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduate of an LCME, AOA, or WFME accredited Medical School and ACGME accredited Pediatric Residency Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25939 Shift: Day Employment Status: AF=Active-Regular-Full Time Job Summary The Nurse Navigator will practice within their scope of practice and under the guidelines of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. In collaboration with the CTIS Physician, Director, Assistant Director, Program Manager and Advance Practice Providers. The Nurse Navigator will provider indirect clinical care and follow up to patients referred for complex chest and spine abnormalities. Responsibilities include coordination of care, indirect patient contact, review of medical record, oversee complex scheduling and ombudsman for CTIS patients and families. The CTIS Navigator Nurse will assist and support CTIS Program Manager with program development, program management, patient family education, care coordination and professional development. Job Responsibilities Expedite and facilitate communication for patient consultation, referrals, second opinions, and transfers with focus on pediatric spinal deformities. Coordinate care with referring clinicians and referral patients to simplify access, improve communication and enhance the patient/ family experience. Coordinate a plan of care for spine deformity patients and serve as primary contact for referring physicians Coordinates initial visit to CTIS orthopedist for local families with subsequent return visit for full evaluation by CTIS team, and coordinates global evaluation visit for out of state/international families for multi-specialty clinical evaluation and testing Determines evaluation needs of new CTIS patients and projects timeline for completion. Places orders for consults, imaging and testing in EPIC). Coordinate complex scheduling activities of CTIS Clinical/Surgical Coordinator,including orthopedic evaluation, pediatric general surgery clinical evaluation, pediatric pulmonary evaluations, genetic evaluations, pediatric neurosurgery evaluations, and neurology evaluations when needed, infant/standard spirometry pulmonary function studies/sedation, radiology imaging appointments, including radiographs, scans, dynamic lung MRIs under sedation/ general anesthesia, spinal cord MRIs under general anesthesia/sedation, other tests as necessary. Ensures completion of tests during projected evaluation window, and timely scheduling of surgery. Reviews test results and letters from consultation visits. Follows up on abnormal results or additional patient needs. Provide the patient and the referring physician with updates and pertinent medical information. Act as point person for referral base (patient/ families/ PCPs) . Coordinate transport and direct admissions. Participate in ambulatory appointments to assure ongoing care coordination. Utilizes advanced assessment skills to assist with management of CTIS patients with complex chest/ spine anomalies with pulmonary disease. Contribute to the ongoing educational and professional development of staff, students and residents in the area of TIS diagnosis, treatment and surgery. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Licensure as an RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required; NJ if applicable. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduation from an ACEN and/or CCNE school of nursing or college. Required Experience: Five (5) years of experience with surgical populations in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: Experience working with patients/families with complex surgical needs
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26217 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Director, the Case Manager provides clinically-based support to the delivery of effective and efficient patient care. Paces each case from physiological and economic perspectives. Has overall accountability for the utilization management and transition management for patients within the assigned caseload. Partners with Social Workers and collaborates with other health care team members to identify appropriate utilization of resources and to ensure reimbursement. Uses criteria to confirm medical necessity for admission and continued stay. With the patient, family and health care team, creates a discharge plan appropriate to the patient’s needs and resources. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Determines medical necessity, appropriateness of admission, continuing stay and level of care using a combination of clinical information, clinical criteria, and third party information. Intervenes when determinations are not in alignment with clinical information, clinical criteria or third party information to resolve the situation. Documents all case management interventions in the current electronic system (EPIC). Validates admission and continuing stay criteria with third party payers as well as the Attending Physicians. Recommends alternative care sites where appropriate. Collaborates with third party payers to prevent denial of payment and proactively addresses issues contributing to a potential denial. Intervenes to prevent the denial when possible. Supports the effective prevention and management of denials, including providing requested information as part of the appeal process. Assesses the patient and family for continuing care needs to develop, implement and evaluate an effective discharge plan in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Uses knowledge of usual length of stay to initiate a plan for discharge. Collaborates and communicates with patients/families related to reimbursement issues and to create a discharge plan. Supports the process of patient choice in establishing a discharge plan. Uses clinical knowledge and knowledge of anticipate response to treatment to assess patient progression towards anticipated outcomes. Communicates and coordinates with the patient/family and health care team to intervene when progression is stalled or diverted. Addresses actual/potential barriers to discharge Completes the interventions necessary for discharges to home with self-care, home with services or short term skilled nursing facility placement. Assembles necessary referrals, discharge summaries and pertinent information for discharge to home, placement, or transfer prior to the day of discharge. Actively contributes to, participates in, and follows through on interventions identified in care coordination and complex patient rounds. Identifies high risk patients and creates a collaborative plan to address their unique needs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Other Responsibilities: Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops. Maintains established department/hospital/system policies and procedures, directives, safety, environmental and infection control standards apprpriate to this position. Demonstrates a courteous and professional manner through interactions with internal and external customers. Integrates scientific principles and research based knowledge in decision making. Exemplifies a professional image in appearance, manner and presentation. Engages in self-performance appraisal, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional development. Reseraches, selects and promotes adaptation of best practice findings to ensure quality patient care and optimal outcomes. Adapts behavior as needed to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style Performs other related duties as assigned. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN license in the state of Pennsylvania Required Education and Experience Required Education: Nursing Diploma Required Experience: Five (5) years’ experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Previous experience with discharge planning or home care experience. Prior experience as a Case Manager or Utilization Reviewer. Previous experience in a pediatric setting or similar adult setting Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: CCM or ACM Certifications
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Job Summary Provides direct and indirect care duties under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse and the medical command physician. Performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive technical skills and specialized patient care procedures as well as other duties to support the operations for a 24-hour Emergency Transport Service. Job Responsibilities Performs each of the following duties under the direction and supervision of the Intake Nurse and the Medical Command Physician. Obtains and evaluates pre-transport patient information. Performs patient assessment and prioritizes care based on assessment. Continuously reassesses patient and performs advanced role skills according to standard protocols or on line physician direction. Distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings, and recognizes clinical deterioration. Documents patient care, vital signs, weights and allergies as specified by department and hospital guidelines. Communicates all pertinent patient information in both written and verbal form in an organized and timely manner. Maintains proficiency in the following skills: Advanced airway management and endotracheal intubation Tracheostomy changes and replacement Peripheral IV insertion and fluid administration Intraosseous needle placement Needle thoracentesis Spine immobilization and splinting OG/NG placement Assists with respiratory care procedures. Nebulizer treatments MDIs Administers oxygen as ordered/needed Provides 1:1 observation Performs patient monitoring on transport patients. Place on monitor Troubleshoots monitor Performs EKGs as ordered Identifies abnormalities (apnea, bradycardia, tachycardia, asystole), notifies RN/MCP and takes emergency action Job Responsibilities (Continued) Maintains proficiency with transport and patient care equipment including, but not limited to, monitors, infusion pumps, external pacer, defibrillator, and transport ventilators. Administers and monitors medications and IV fluids as outlined by transport service policies and procedures within scope of practice. Provides technical expertise with telephones and radios to ensure effective communication between transport team members and the medical command physician. Performs with transport, positioning, immobilization, lifting, transfer, and turning of patients. Assists with obtaining laboratory specimens. Performs bladder catheterization per CHOP procedure Performs venipuncture/phlebotomy according to CHOP standards Performs Point of Care Testing including blood glucose, pH and I-Stat Testing Promotes family centered care in the transport environment. Performs daily checklists in a timely manner correcting quality issues or following up on maintenance issues per department policy. Supports the maintenance of established supply levels. Participates in Professional Practice Model. Participates in precepting new staff as well as with the education and training of students in the ED. Provide staffing in the Transport Communications Center as needed. Complies with all CHOP and Transport Team policies and procedures. Maintains transport equipment readiness, including cleanliness, equipment and supplies. Actively participates in patient review and performance improvement projects. Participates in the transport data collection. Assists in marketing and public relation events. Assumes self-directed role during low periods of activity. Attends all required staff meetings and educational activities. Recognizes own limitations and seeks appropriate resources for continued professional development. Provides for own development and the development of the staff by attending and conducting educational activities. Serves as a contributing member of transport/hospital committees. Independently maintains required certifications. Must stay current with important communication. Frequent review of email and other forms of communication is necessary. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations PALS - PALS EMT - Emergency Medical Technician National Registry Paramedic required NRP - 6 months ACLS - 6 months Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School/GED. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: 2-3 years previous paramedic experience. A wide variety of clinical experience.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25406 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary On behalf of the Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) coordinates clinical research activities at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) including CHOP’s Care Network. Leads a staff of clinical research coordinators and provides training, support, guidance, and leadership for the conduct of clinical research projects. May be expected to perform or provide guidance for direct patient care (clinical assessments) in relationship to study protocol demands. Provides orientation and ongoing education and training to CRSO staff and participates in quality improvement initiatives for the CRSO and CHOP. Participates in the evaluation of new protocols in order to determine needs for study staffing and implementation, development of protocols and budgets, submission of IRB applications, and development and maintenance of CRSO standard operating procedures. Applies knowledge of regulations, guidance, and Good Clinical Practices (GCP), including the protection of human research subjects with particular emphasis on pediatrics, reporting requirement for adverse events, elements of informed consent, and other local laws, policies, and procedures that govern the performance and conduct of clinical research activities. Job Responsibilities Actively involved in the recruitment, hiring, orientation, ongoing training, and retention of CRSO staff. Supervise and guide a team of clinical research coordinators through established problem solving process for setting up and maintaining clinical research projects. Monitor outcomes and suggest departmental changes to make training and management process more effective and/or efficient. Identify areas for improvement and make recommendations for re-allotment of resources, as needed. Performs ongoing performance management activities including the ImPACT evaluation. Ensures staff is appropriately trained to perform the tasks delegated to them, and ensures staff have appropriate required skills, e.g., CPR, to perform job responsibilities. Assist CRSO leadership in evaluating new study protocols and current staff workloads to assist in determining the distribution of new projects/workloads. Develop and maintain tools, processes, programs, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) designed to support the conduct of clinical research. Quality Assurance: Work with Principal Investigators to ensure Regulatory and Institutional Compliance for all study protocols supported by direct reports. Assure appropriate regulatory compliance, IRB approval and renewal, and appropriate training of all research personnel Ensure coordinators are adhering to best practices including confirmation of subject eligibility, proper informed consent process & documentation, and protocol adherence Conduct quality assurance reviews/audits on CRSO-supported projects to ensure protocol compliance, accuracy of data collection, adherence to regulations and applicable good clinical practice guidelines. Audit reports will be created and submitted to Associate Director and Director PI satisfaction: Ensure team coordinators meet with and maintain weekly communication with all study PIs regarding study progress, status, enrollment and other pertinent issues, as necessary. Team Manager should attend these meetings as needed. Clinical Research Budgets and Billing Compliance: In collaboration with the Associate Director CRSO and Clinical Trials Financial Management (CTFM), assist in the development of staffing budgets that appropriately cover costs of study implementation. Also monitors to ensure billing compliance through adherence to CHOP research billing processes. Trial Enrollment: Work with coordinators and PIs to strategize recruitment methods for studies to ensure accrual objectives are met. Quality Improvement Initiatives: Work with CRSO management team to identify, develop, and implement quality improvement initiatives. As a member of the CRSO management team, provide administrative leadership and oversight to coordinators, , including guidance on GCP, protocol conduct, etc. and provide pertinent updates to Associate Director and Director in a timely manner. Demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate team members with vision, integrity, and flexibility. Work with Director and Associate Director to develop, organize, maintain, and manage the infrastructure and resources necessary for supporting quality clinical research. Participate in Research Institute-sponsored education and training activities as requested. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations SOCRA or ACRP certification (1 yr) Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 7-9 years clinical research experience or a Masters Degree in Public Health (or related field) with at least 5-7 years clinical research experience. Experience with IND or IDE clinical trials Demonstrated ability to work independently and drive processes Demonstrated ability to manage projects and/or teams Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Master’s degree preferred Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Pennsylvania preferred Pediatric experience preferred
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25433 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Participates in patient care through monitoring of patient’s drug therapy for safety, efficacy, and cost effectiveness with emphasis on utilizing Pharmacologic and Pharmacokinetics principles. Participates in departmental education and CQI programs. Job Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, provides optimal pharmaceutical support to patients of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in an appropriate, efficacious, safe, and cost effective fashion. Participates in clinical rounds at least four times weekly. Reviews patient’s pharmaco-therapy using the hospital information system (HIS) and the pharmacy computer system to ensure that the medications are appropriate in terms of dose, dosage form, route of administration, frequency, duration of therapy, and patient’s disease state. Communicates with prescribers and nurses to recommend alternatives for inappropriate therapy or substitutes for non-formulary items. Ensures and promotes compliance with institution’s formulary system and other guidelines set forth by the TSC and the Department of Pharmacy. Provides pharmacokinetics monitoring to all the patients on the team of clinical practice. Provides drug information and/or presents educational programs to health care professional and patients. Provides appropriate and timely consultative services (DI, pharmacokinetics, etc) to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals regarding drug therapy. Ensures response time to inquiries to be no greater than 24 hours. Advises patients and family on the use of various medications: name, description, route, dosage form, duration of the therapy, directions for preparation, administration, use, common side effect, interactions, contraindications, self-monitoring, storage, refill information and action to be taken if dose is missed. Develops one didactic module for ongoing staff development programs. Participates in the training of pharmacy students from the College of Pharmacy. Contributes to departmental and professional publications and programs. Writes a pharmacy newsletter article at least once per year. Assists in writing, editing, and reviewing formulary monographs for presentation to TSC. Assists in editing and reviewing The CHOP formulary on an annual basis. Acts as liaison with nursing and medical staff concerning prescription, orders, drug and pharmaceutical details, patient reactions, errors and complaints. Participates in and contributes to regularly scheduled or Ad Hoc Medical Staff / Nursing / Pharmacy Committee Meetings on a monthly basis. For example: Practice based Therapeutic Standards Committee Drug Utilization Subcommittee ADR / Medication Error Subcommittee Job Responsibilities (Continued) Provides timely communication to supervisors and peers. Provides information on clinical or operational issues to keep managers and peers advised of events and problems. Communicates in a timely manner, supply requirements to the hospital and pharmacy purchasing personnel. Performs other related duties as assigned by authorized personnel to provide departmental flexibility to patient care needs including those for emergency situations. Provides help or coverage to others when needed. Assumes dispensing responsibilities for weekend coverage every 3 weeks. Completes one residency project under the supervision of the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator. Presents project at the Annual Eastern State Conference. Participation in hospital and department Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Assists in maintaining records and statistics required to monitor and evaluate clinical pharmacy activities and effectiveness in accomplishing its stated objectives. (Consults, interventions etc.) Develops and reviews annually 1 Drug Utilization Policy and Procedures to ensure that the medication is appropriate in terms of dose, dosage form, route of administration, frequency, duration of therapy, patient’s disease state and cost effectiveness. Assists in data collection of ADRs in the institution. Utilize the principals of continuous quality improvement to analyze, and resolve problems in a systematic manner. Assists in preparing required reports by compiling information. Develops recommendations to immediate supervisor about how methods and procedures can be improved. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations PHARM - Licensed Pharmacist Required Education and Experience Doctor of Pharmacy. Must complete 30 hours/2 years of continuing education to remain licensed. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Residency in Clinical Pharmacy preferred.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25434 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Participates in patient care through monitoring of patient’s drug therapy for safety, efficacy, and cost effectiveness with emphasis on utilizing Pharmacologic and Pharmacokinetics principles. Participates in departmental education and CQI programs. Job Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, provides optimal pharmaceutical support to patients of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in an appropriate, efficacious, safe, and cost effective fashion. Participates in clinical rounds at least four times weekly. Reviews patient’s pharmaco-therapy using the hospital information system (HIS) and the pharmacy computer system to ensure that the medications are appropriate in terms of dose, dosage form, route of administration, frequency, duration of therapy, and patient’s disease state. Communicates with prescribers and nurses to recommend alternatives for inappropriate therapy or substitutes for non-formulary items. Ensures and promotes compliance with institution’s formulary system and other guidelines set forth by the TSC and the Department of Pharmacy. Provides pharmacokinetics monitoring to all the patients on the team of clinical practice. Provides drug information and/or presents educational programs to health care professional and patients. Provides appropriate and timely consultative services (DI, pharmacokinetics, etc) to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals regarding drug therapy. Ensures response time to inquiries to be no greater than 24 hours. Advises patients and family on the use of various medications: name, description, route, dosage form, duration of the therapy, directions for preparation, administration, use, common side effect, interactions, contraindications, self-monitoring, storage, refill information and action to be taken if dose is missed. Develops one didactic module for ongoing staff development programs. Participates in the training of pharmacy students from the College of Pharmacy. Contributes to departmental and professional publications and programs. Writes a pharmacy newsletter article at least once per year. Assists in writing, editing, and reviewing formulary monographs for presentation to TSC. Assists in editing and reviewing The CHOP formulary on an annual basis. Acts as liaison with nursing and medical staff concerning prescription, orders, drug and pharmaceutical details, patient reactions, errors and complaints. Participates in and contributes to regularly scheduled or Ad Hoc Medical Staff / Nursing / Pharmacy Committee Meetings on a monthly basis. For example: Practice based Therapeutic Standards Committee Drug Utilization Subcommittee ADR / Medication Error Subcommittee Job Responsibilities (Continued) Provides timely communication to supervisors and peers. Provides information on clinical or operational issues to keep managers and peers advised of events and problems. Communicates in a timely manner, supply requirements to the hospital and pharmacy purchasing personnel. Performs other related duties as assigned by authorized personnel to provide departmental flexibility to patient care needs including those for emergency situations. Provides help or coverage to others when needed. Assumes dispensing responsibilities for weekend coverage every 3 weeks. Completes one residency project under the supervision of the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator. Presents project at the Annual Eastern State Conference. Participation in hospital and department Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Assists in maintaining records and statistics required to monitor and evaluate clinical pharmacy activities and effectiveness in accomplishing its stated objectives. (Consults, interventions etc.) Develops and reviews annually 1 Drug Utilization Policy and Procedures to ensure that the medication is appropriate in terms of dose, dosage form, route of administration, frequency, duration of therapy, patient’s disease state and cost effectiveness. Assists in data collection of ADRs in the institution. Utilize the principals of continuous quality improvement to analyze, and resolve problems in a systematic manner. Assists in preparing required reports by compiling information. Develops recommendations to immediate supervisor about how methods and procedures can be improved. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations PHARM - Licensed Pharmacist Required Education and Experience Doctor of Pharmacy. Must complete 30 hours/2 years of continuing education to remain licensed. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Residency in Clinical Pharmacy preferred.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26054 Shift: Any Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Create exemplary overall patient and family experiences by providing support systems to families within the CHOP systems. Support families in concert with key internal and external stake holders for programmatic solutions for meeting CHOP family needs. Assess needs of families an provides solutions based on programming options Job Responsibilities Family services Collaborates directly with families in the CHOP organization with highest level of hospitality and professionalism to create support systems including orchestrating the following: housing needs including hotels, RMH and other housing options locally transportation needs inclusive of airlines, shuttles, taxi and car services and public transit Other family support needs including personal care for parents for long term care encounters inpatient and/or outpatient Acts as a liaison between families, hospitality services, and clinical teams to assure needs are addressed Enacts family orientation program for families during first visit/admission. Collects data around this training in conjunction with coordinator Enacts a family assessment program at intake, Strategizes creative solutions to address unique needs Utilizes preferred vendor list in community businesses, programs and services to meet family needs Collaborate with families and appropriate staff including social work and nursing and others in assessing needs of families on regular basis to assure family needs are addressed as family needs change Engages some families in collecting real time feedback regarding hospital experiences in coordination with Patient Experience team model. Tracks data regarding inquiries. Contributes to an annual strategic plan and evaluation of Family Hospitality programming Partners closely with social work, nursing and others as direct clinical connection to family needs. Identified other key clinical leads where needed to connect with families. Serves as an ambassador of CHOP as national leader in PFE in direct support of families and visitors Partners with volunteer efforts in supporting the programming as needed, including multilingual team of volunteers Coordinates interactions with International Patient services and Development Concierge where appropriate Working understanding of cultural implications to ensure support of international medical travel Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Required Education and Experience Minimum of 5 years of related healthcare leadership experience required. Customer service background in a healthcare setting preferred. Knowledgeable about service delivery systems, including health, education and social services. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Bachelor's degree preferred, bilingual preferred.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25958 Shift: Any Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time Job Summary Part-time position available, 24 hours per week. Rotating shifts, day/evening/nights: Performs receptionist and clerical duties on inpatient units. Serves as central communication conduit for patients, visitors, and parents, nursing staff, medical staff, other departments. Job Responsibilities Accurately and clearly communicates information between and among staff members and patients/families. Receives, greets and directs patients, visitors and hospital personnel arriving on or calling the unit. Escorts patients to rooms Quickly and accurately communicates patient information to the appropriate team member. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Maintains the daily census sheet and other interdepartmental forms or communication tools. Utilizes the TDS System to communicate with other departments regarding patient needs and changes. Initiates work orders for necessary repairs. Performs all clerical procedures related to the admission, transfer, discharge and death of patients. Receives and distributes mail and other items for patients. Maintains patient and MD information boards. Follows appropriate channels of communication in the event that a problem or conflict arises. Utilizes resources to pursue resolution of the problem. Answers patient call bells or requests and refers the appropriate person to them. Communicates with oncoming clerk either verbally or in writing as to the unit’s needs. Keeps charge nurse aware of whereabouts, activities, etc. Follows unit procedure in emergency situations. Floats to other units as needed. Maintains the patient medical record and related forms and information in an organized, up to date fashion. Assembles and maintains patient records, including chart, bedside records, medication Kardex and census log. Stamps all chart pages with addressograph. Transcribes medication orders. Places isolation stickers on charts and isolation signs on doors/beds. Enters patient data in the TDS system. Communicates orders to other departments. Places printed order sheets in charts by the end of the shift. Monitors the printer and immediately communicates STAT orders to the RN. Files diagnostic and laboratory reports in charts within the shift. Provides support for patient care activities. Orients new staff to the role. Attends training for and participates in 1:1 observation of patients assigned. On a weekly basis, orders supplies for the nursing station and maintains the station in a neat and orderly manner. Uses the Desktop Delivery system where possible. Required Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalent. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Clerical course including medical terminology. Computer data entry experience. At least one year of previous clerical experience in a health related field.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26150 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Clinical Support Associate (CSA) performs delegated clinical and administrative duties in a medical support role within their scope of practice and consistent with their education, training, and experience. This position does not permit the administration of any medications. Job Responsibilities Clinical Duties: Facilitates the provision of care to patients and families by accurately documenting clinical information in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) according to National Patient Safety Goals and the CHOP Departmental Policies Performs the following duties according to CHOP Policy and Procedures, including but not limited to: Uses an age appropriate approach along with CHOP’s Policy and Procedures in obtaining physical measurement which includes heights, weights, blood pressure, head circumference, temperatures, pulse, respiratory rate; reports abnormal findings to provider and/or nursing staff, and documents findings accurately in the EHR; Accurately collects and records patient medications, allergies, pain screening and smoking screening questions according to CHOP Policy; Performs basic laboratory tests on the premises within Point of Care Testing (POCT) standards, maintains refrigerator and QC logs as appropriate; Assists with the collection of and prepares laboratory specimens according to health system standards; Utilizes infection prevention and control procedures according to health system policies; Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments according to department needs and according to CHOP’s High Level Disinfection (HLD) Policy and Procedures; Ensures patient exam rooms are well stocked and organized; Assists nursing and/or provider staff with diagnostic or therapeutic procedures including positioning holding, and comforting patients. Works with Charge Nurse or Administrative Staff in order to maintain efficient patient and schedule flow; Maintains patient areas while assuring compliance standards set forth by regulatory agencies; Manages supplies and equipment in a fiscally responsible manner; Recognizes and respects cultural diversity while being sensitive to the individual’s ability to communicate; Prioritizes and performs multiple tasks, is self-directed in the work area and seeks out and performs meaningful work during patient downtime; Floats to other areas as needed Weekend and evening work schedule may be required based on the practice/business needs. Clerical Duties: Performs assigned clerical duties including but not limited to answering telephones, chart preparation, filing, confirming patient appointments. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations CPR (90 days) BLS (90 Days) Required Education and Experience Required Education: High School/GED. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program. Required Experience: One (1) year of related work experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: One (1) year of work experience in medical office setting. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: AAMA Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or American Medical Technologist/Registered Medical Assistant (RMA).
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 24893 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator. The Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is one of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, but we still provide individualized care so each child can experience optimal health. Each year, about 1,800 children with IBD come from around the world to receive the latest treatments and to participate in clinical research studies. The Center for IBD is part of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Our multispecialty team of dedicated IBD pediatric gastroenterologists, dieticians, nurse practitioners and nurses, as well as intensive support from our team of social workers, psychologists and educators, can positively impact the physical and social health of our patients and families. The center provides children with expert care, from initial testing and diagnosis through long-term disease management. Teamwork with other specialties offers the expertise of CHOP pathologists, radiologists and surgeons, when necessary. https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-pediatric-inflammatory-bowel-disease/about Job Responsibilities Core responsibilities Experience in FDA regulated clinical trials is required. Adhere to an IRB approved protocol Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants Maintain study source documents Report adverse events Understand good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc. Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies Related responsibilities Manage essential regulatory documents Register study on ClinicalTrial.gov Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie, DSMB, independent safety officer) Facilitate pre-study, site qualification, study initiation, and monitoring visit Facilitate study close out activities Coordinate research/project team meetings Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens Schedule subject visits and procedures Retain records/archive documents after study close out Also may be responsible for any of the following: Manage study finances including sponsor invoicing & resolving study subject billing issues Develop advertisement materials Act as liaison for research subject, investigator, IRB, sponsor, and healthcare professionals Document investigational product (drug/device) accountability Self-monitor and self-audit responsibilities Develop informed consent document Maintain Clinical Trial.gov Develop Case Report Forms Assignments to include more complex studies Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field Required Experience: Three (3) years of relevant clinical research experience. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: Master’s degree in a related field Preferred Experience: One (1) year relevant clinical research coordination experience
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25505 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary This role provides oversight of the clinical practice, quality improvement, project management and day to day operations for Diabetes Educators. Job Responsibilities Oversee CDE clinical practice in collaboration with advanced practice nurse manager. Maintain a clinical practice providing self-management education to patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Participate in reviews of program, system and patient outcomes to make program changes using data including volume, revenue, safety, outcomes, and satisfaction. Serve on the Diabetes Executive Committee, providing insight and direction for diabetes education programming, both annually and long-term. Maintain systems for American Diabetes Association center of excellence recognition. Maintain business relationships with diabetes technology industry partnerships. Perform certified diabetes educator job duties as required. Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations RN or LDN - PA Certification as a Diabetes Educator through the American Diabetes Association required or CDE eligible with expectation of successful credentialing within 12 months of hire. Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelor of Science Required Experience: One (1) year of clinical experience as a Certified Diabetes Educator One (1) year of experience managing patients on insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: One (1) year of clinical experience with pediatric patients. One (1) year of supervisory or management experience in a clinical
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 24266 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Global Patient Services (GPS) Patient Care Navigator (PCN) collaborates regularly across multiple specialty services and departments at CHOP while serving international patients. The Navigator supports international care coordination and works with Global Patient Services staff for ongoing management of international patients. The GPS Patient Care Navigator provides superior customer service while working to enhance the patient family experience of our international patient population. The GPS Patient Care Navigator supports new families who are traveling to CHOP by facilitating the delivery of excellent and timely pediatric health services for international patients and families. The Navigator answers all of their questions, assists in processing immigration applications, visas, and visa extensions and facilitates the family’s orientation to CHOP which includes providing and reviewing language appropriate welcome manuals, hosting a tour of the CHOP facility and introducing families to the Global Patient Services office/staff/resources. The Navigator maintains effective communication with families throughout their stay and treatment at CHOP. S/He may also serve as a resource for cultural education to the CHOP community in certain assigned situations. The GPS Patient Care Navigator works in collaboration with the GPS team, GPS New Referral Supervisor, GPS Arrived Patients Supervisor, GPS Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Global Medicine Business Manager, GPS Operations Counselors, GPS Clinic team, Language Services Team and Hospitality Team to ensure all aspects of the patients/families visit are coordinated and convenient. Job Responsibilities ​As a patient relations specialist, provides coordination of services and supports international patients and family receiving care at CHOP through the following activities: Serve as a resource person for physicians, allied health staff and other professionals throughout CHOP system when questions arise regarding International patient access information. Acts as a liaison between family, physician, and office personnel to ensure a coordinated course of care for our International families. Builds positive and productive relationships across the organization that will ensure exceptional patient services Build positive and productive relationships with internal and external constituents, including Embassy contacts in Washington, DC, that will ensure exceptional patient services. Provides Hospital Tours and presentation of GPS services to Embassy and special VIP guest visitors. Ensures that all families are welcomed to CHOP and greeted in GPS Clinic by PCN team Facilitates communication between family and GPS clinic team during patient triage process and ensure that all new referral inquiries to clinic are facilitated efficiently. Works closely with GPS clinical nurse coordinator, Access Coordinator, and Global Medicine Operations Counselor to confirm financial clearance before appointments are scheduled in GPS clinic. Enters patient communication into Epic chart for continuity of care. Completes MERS screening for all newly arrived patients. Provide assistance to resolve any issues or problems with compassion and integrity. Ensures that all issues and concerns are addressed in real time Available on an on call basis for emergencies including the acute change in a patient status, death of a child, and the off hours arrival of new families directly admitted into the hospital Travel to airport (JFK, PHL Dulles) in ambulance with CHOP Transport team to greet Direct Admissions and welcome families, assist with Customs and luggage Serves as an interpreter in the event of the absence of an interpreter, and may interpret for emergency situations and ED visits until another interpreter can be secured. Assures extreme confidentiality 100% of the time. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Coordinates Welcome Orientation for all new International patients: Ensures all patients have a new family introduction and orientation to CHOP, reviewing GPS orientation manual in native language of family. This will serve as a basis for families to understand the CHOP system, how to access our office, plans for emergent situations- use of ED and After Hours Program. Navigators will communicate clearly the ability to have access to care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week given the high medical complexity of international patients. Assists with helping family obtain cell phone and local phone number, and opening local bank account. Guides families through a hospital tour to assist in locating all facilities that will be essential during their stay including the ED, outpatient clinics, outpatient registration and the arrival site for the OR suite Introduction to GPS office, and how to contact and facilitate communication with multilingual staff, to assure all family and patient needs are met. Educate families how to access the After Hours Program in case of emergencies, including teaching families how to know their MRN number, the name of their physician, and the phone system for after hours. Schedules Interpreter Services for International families as needed Schedules airport transportation as needed Completes second orientation 1 week later to ensure that a new family is comfortable and their stay at CHOP is going smoothly Collaborates with staff of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia regarding Global Patient Services Patients: Works collaboratively each week with Housekeeping team to ensure that international patient needs are being met on the inpatient units; rounds with housekeeping team weekly Works collaboratively with Language Services to assist families with scheduling an interpreter when needed Facilitates communication with Hospitality team regarding transportation and lodging requests for discharging patients Works closely with Health Information Management to request medical records for all discharging patients when care at CHOP is complete Works closely with OR/MRI and Sedation teams when international patients are scheduled for procedures Ensures that all inpatients are visited and supported twice weekly or as needed Additional administrative duties: Data Integrity and accuracy of Salesforce Data and Epic demographic information Assists family to Cashiers office for payment of services. Contact families with appointment reminders and NPO instructions daily Provides information regarding US immigrations and customs and Visa application procedures Assists family with filling out Visa application Conducts Patient Family Surveys to all international patients to ensure delivery of excellent service and to address opportunities for service recovery in real time Professional Development: Participates in activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and developments. Utilize every opportunity to explore ways to provide professional development Job Responsibilities (Continued) International life experience and experience serving an international clientele in a work environment. Strong Linguistic Skills: Fluency in secondary language is required Understands variety of regional accents and linguistic styles Selects appropriate mode of interpretation for each situation Interprets with highest degree of accuracy and completeness Self-corrects, understands own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification and accepts correction Picks up cues from encounter participants regarding level of understanding and/or need for clarification Strong writing skills and understanding of translation process Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations BTG - Bridging the Gap Lang Training Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required Experience: Minimum one (1) in customer service, hotel, health care, language services for children and/or families. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: Customer service background in a healthcare setting Experience with Salesforce, Excel or Epic electronic health record International life experience and experience serving an international clientele in a work environment.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 26251 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Access Coordinator serves as the primary contact for all Immune Dysregulation referrals at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The Access Coordinator supports families and coordinates medical Multidisciplinary (Rheumatology, Immunology, Hematology, Oncology, GI, Infectious Disease, Neurology) appointments for new patients accessing care at CHOP. The Access Coordinator is a front line ambassador representing CHOP to all referring families, physicians, embassies, governmental health authority’s, foundations and insurance companies. Culturally sensitive understanding/knowledge and superior customer service is required to support this patient population. This position works closely with the Immune Dysregulation Nurse Practitioner and the Immune Dysregulation Team. Conducts an efficient, structured and focused interview to help assess the clinical needs of the requester Answers all phone calls and triages appropriately to the Immune Dysregulation team. Job Responsibilities Conducts an efficient, structured and focused interview to help assess the clinical needs of the requester Answers all phone calls and triages appropriately to domestic or international team. Maintains excellent customer service by providing a warm welcome to all families, enhancing the patient family experience. Serve as a resource person for CHOP staff when questions arise regarding patient services access information. Acts as a liaison between caller, physician, and office personnel to ensure a coordinated course of care for our families. Strong understanding of how this position helps support families to have a positive experience at CHOP. Coordinates interactions with ancillary services and payment entities of patients. Able to work independently, as well as a member of team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Outstanding organizational skills and problem solving. Able to multitask in a fast paced environment. Responsible for the coordination of all scheduling requests Works closely with Financial Counselor to confirm financial clearance before appointments are scheduled. Initiates scheduling requests within a 24-hour period. Coordinates and secures all scheduling requests for families within 24 to 72-hour period. Sends appointment letter to family. Requests and schedules Language Services for families as needed. Connects family to Hospitality team for assistance with lodging and local transportation. Serves as the primary contact for payment and security entities Ensures that all patients are registered completely and correctly in Epic and Salesforce. Enters all patients and physician contact information EPIC in Salesforce. Knowledge of insurance verification and eligibility benefits. Uploads all authorizations and verification of benefits to EPIC and Salesforce. Provides supportive financial and employment letters to the families, if requested, before initial appointments. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Provides additional access assistance to patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Informs new family of assistance and support which will be provided by Access Coordinator during referral process. Works closely with the clinical team and family to confirm scheduled arrivals for upcoming week. Cancels or reschedules appointments as needed if family travel plans change. Works closely with Hospitality team to arrange housing and transportation for families. Work closely with Language Services, as needed, depending on preferred language of referral. Professional Development Participates in activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and developments. Maintains and updates policies and procedures of Patient Access Program. Additional administrative tasks and duties shared by Access Coordinator team Updates Access Coordinator task list every 6 months or with staff changes Updates Departments Contact List timely with changes Updates DL lists as needed Checks Shared inbox throughout day and follows up independently on email inquiries Post Away message email to shared email when office closed Opens and distributes mail, prepares copies, faxes and other clerical tasks as assigned Assist with organizing New Employee Orientation and onboarding Maintains patient chart filing system Receives and distributes returned patient pathology slides Works closely with Communications team to support forwarding phones as needed Required Education and Experience Required Education: Bachelor’s degree Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) of related healthcare access experience Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Experience: Customer service background in an outpatient healthcare setting Experience with database maintenance Previous experience working in hospital scheduling finance and or billing department.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
Req ID: 25534 Shift: Days Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary Under the general direction of the program director and program medical director, the program manager is responsible for the development and implementation of systems to support the clinical and administrative functions of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT). The program manager collaborates with many disciplines, programs, departments, and organizations within and outside the hospital to ensure high-quality care delivery to patients and families that exceeds standards set by appropriate accreditation bodies. The Program Manager’s role will manage operations of the program including (but not limited to): personnel supervision; documentation and communication tools and systems; operational budget and financial management; regulatory compliance; quality and performance improvement; project management; program metrics; guidelines, policies, procedures and protocols; payor relationships; philanthropic support; PR/marketing, communications and outreach; education; community relations; and research. Job Responsibilities Clinical Operations and Practice Administration: Be accountable for the development and implementation of operational systems to assure cost effective, patient centered and quality operation of the PACT Program. Ensure accepted standards of clinical care and quality using NHPCO standards as well as other nationally accepted clinical evidence. Ensures accountability of staff for maintaining accepted standards of clinical care and quality. Together with the Medical Director, supervises development of clinical documentation standards, templates in the electronic health record (EHR). Collaborates with Epic team for development and implementation of electronic care plans; patient criteria; and clinical flow sheets that support the needs of this multidisciplinary program. Establishes clinical protocols, policies and procedures and treatment care plans in conjunction with the clinical team and Medical Director. Develops and implements interdisciplinary staffing plan. Manages program space to support clinical productivity; including assurance of appropriate space allocation and use, assessment of current and future space needs, and compliance with Joint Commission and other regulatory guidelines. Partners with PARC to ensure that the process for scheduling, pre-registration, precertification, and financial counseling is family-focused and easily accessible. Continuously reviews systems, processes and procedures to enhance quality of care as well as patient and provider satisfaction. Uses billing, research and scheduling reports to enhance operations and financial performance. Fosters an environment that is customer service oriented, with “customers” defined as patients, their families, payors, referring physicians, and clinical Care Teams. Responds to patients, their families and staff regarding issues related to patient care in a timely and helpful manner. Fosters a climate of survey readiness. Ensures that all clinical program activities are in compliance with Joint Commission, the Department of Health, HIPAA, Patient Safety, departmental and hospital guidelines. Works with IS (as needed) to purchase and maintain the use of information systems equipment, software, including planning for future needs. Be responsible for implementing project solutions and support for data analysis and interpretation, including outcomes measurement. Advocacy, Communications, Outreach & Development: Collaborates with the Marketing and Public Relations, Internal Communications departments and CHOP Foundation to develop a coordinated approach for all marketing, communications, outreach and development activities related to the PACT Program. Supervises the development of promotional and educational awareness activities for the PACT Program, targeted to referring physicians, payers and patients/families, including, videos, handouts, brochures and other such material. Plans, develops and participates in outreach events as it pertains to initiatives and strategies in the community and with managed care payers. Partners with external organizations to provide community services. Reports activities and community benefit to internal CHOP collaborators, i.e. Government Affairs. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Financial Management: Ensures effective resource stewardship, cost control, and revenue enhancement. Develops operating budget (including collection analysis, revenue projections, and expense analysis) for all programmatic, special purpose and related hospital accounts; monitors and adjusts for monthly variances in revenue or expenses; manages expenses within established limits Analyzes monthly productivity, revenue and expense reports and takes necessary measures with key stakeholders. Performs financial analysis related to new program development and implementation. Collaborate with physician leadership in developing an ongoing needs plan for staffing and workspace expansion. Identifies opportunities for grant funding including industry support and government funded agencies. Writes and submits grants for funding to support the program. Projects and analyzes revenue from various sources including: grants, gifts, institutional and departmental funds. Develops the proposals and analyses that are required for the Hospital’s capital budget process. Provides strategic financial planning for the long-term sustainability of the program. Billing and Compliance Oversight: Identifies opportunities for commercial and government reimbursement for services provided. Monitors flow of charges and reviews the monthly billing, accounts receivable and rejection reports, and responds to issues identified. Works with central billing office in updating all program fees; involves an understanding of ICD and CPT codes. Collaborates with PARC leadership on front-end billing processes (co-pay collection, bill generation, and follow-up, etc.). Communicates and collaborates regularly with compliance staff to ensure adherence to compliance guidelines, clinical staff education, and complete charge capture. Collaborates with Managed Care Department to ensure proper reimbursement of services rendered. Human Resources/Personnel Management: In conjunction with the Medical Director, coordinates recruitment of qualified and competent faculty, providers and staff. Responsible for general human resources oversight (including, but not limited to): management of job descriptions posting, recruiting, advertising, hiring, and onboarding of staff payroll processing, employee evaluations, and special employee issues. training, mentoring, staff recognition and team building. completion of performance evaluations for all assigned staff in a timely manner. Enforces and assists in the interpretation of CHOP’s Human Resources Policies and Procedures, including employee relations, rules of conduct, disciplinary action, grievance procedures, and other personnel issues. Education, Research and Professional Activities: Develops and designs educational programs and materials. Maintains knowledge in the area of palliative and hospice care. Attends relevant conferences/workshops. Participates in professional organizations. Contributes to the expansion of knowledge within the field of Palliative Care. Participates in the team’s development and implementation of clinical research protocols. Contribute to the authorship and publication of scientific manuscripts. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Required Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in nursing or healthcare related field required. Five (5) years of healthcare experience. Previous experience in health care practice and understanding of operations, registration, customer service, human resource management, finance and medical records management. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Master’s degree in nursing, healthcare related field, public health, or leadership. At least three (3) years in a leadership position, preferably in a pediatric healthcare setting. Practical experience in palliative care, hospice, internal medicine or oncology.
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Voorhees Township, NJ 08043, USA
Job Summary Full or part time positions Board Certified/Board Eligible pediatrician to work as Hospitalist in our community pediatric units. Patient population birth to 18 years. Diagnosis and treat variety of illnesses, managing inpatient/overnight hospitalization. Pediatric consultations in the Emergency room. Utilize electronic medical record. CME required. Rotating shifts. This position is located in and around South Jersey. Please send all inquiries directly to EISENM@EMAIL.CHOP.EDU. Job Responsibilities Direct Clinical Activities Provide direct patient care to a panel of patients in the practice. May supervise clinical providers including resident physicians and nurse practitioners and provide performance feedback in all aspects of clinical functions. Supervise and ensure high quality of all clinical care services provided in the practice. Continually review current pediatric standards of care and work with leadership team to implement new processes as needed. Respond to clinical alerts and updates from public health officials and others. Educational Activities (if indicated) May provide support and leadership for resident/medical student education curriculum and program implementation. Research Activities (if indicated) May participate in and/or oversee research activities, as needed, at the practice and provide feedback and consultation for studies as they progress. Delegate operational functions to other support staff as needed to accomplish the research goals and objectives. Administrative Activities (if indicated) May assist with management of the Practice: Evaluate and effectively manage patient access, patient flow, quality improvement, staff performance, effective work teams. Participate in the development and implementation of departmental standards, policies, guidelines and protocols. Other Duties As Assigned. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations Active medical license in Pennsylvania as well as other states in which s/he is expected to practice. Current DEA License Board Certified (or Board Eligible) in (sub) specialty required. Board Certification is set in compliance with Department / Division and Medical Staff Affairs By-laws (either immediately or within a prescribed time frame from date of hire). Required Education and Experience Required Education: Graduate of a GMEC-accredited Medical School and Pediatric Residency (and/or Fellowship as indicated) Program. Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Jun 16, 2019
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Chalfont, PA 18914, USA
Req ID: 25613 Shift: Evenings Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time Job Summary The Radiology Clinical Technologist performs a variety of diagnostic procedures, delegated clinical and administrative duties in a medical support role consistent with the technologist’s education, training, and experience. Provide technical guidance to other radiology staff members as needed. Performs other patient care assignments as directed. Job Responsibilities Performs all general diagnostic techniques and examinations according to the procedures determined by the radiologist and the requesting physician. Manually schedules exams in IDX-Rad. Identify, develop and digitize patient films. Maintain appropriate record of exams. Complies with all quality assurance practices. Completes CEU’s as required for licensure/registration. Other responsibilities associated with this position may include but are not limited to: Orthopaedics: Able to apply all types of casting materials (plaster/fiberglass) independently with the surgeon on the premises as patient care requires. Cast application includes: short arm casts, long arm casts, short leg casts, long leg casts, cylinder casts, splints (arm/leg), finger splits and all soft goods. Safely remove all types of casts without patient injury with surgeon on the premises. Assist surgeon in application/removal of casts. Maintain adequate supplies of slings, splints and casting materials. Order supplies as needed.; participate in product trials as appropriate. Ensure presence and maintenance of cast saws and other cast removal equipment. Complete patient billing process as assigned. Instruct patients and families on cast care. Participate in yearly mandatory competency skills revalidation classes on casting at the Main Campus. Phlebotomy: Process test orders and performs phlebotomy as ordered by the respective clinician. Using established procedures: performs venipuncture and capillary phlebotomy; follows all safety and infection control rules; enters information in the appropriate computer system; participate in yearly mandatory competency skill revalidation on Main Campus. Patient Flow: Using CHOP standards, policy and procedures, assists medical and nursing staff by: obtaining and recording physical measurements: weight, height, head circumference, growth chart completion; obtain and record vital signs along with pain screening; document data specific to department requirements, i.e., EPIC vs. paper; perform basic laboratory testing on the premises within POCT standards; perform electrocardiograms(EKG) and Holter monitor using age specific standards; ability to identify patients in distress and notify appropriate care team member in a timely fashion; clean and sterilize medical instruments using health system standards; order supplies and stock exam rooms. Participate in yearly mandatory competency skills revalidation. Job Responsibilities (Continued) Job Responsibilities (Continued) Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations ARRT - Am Regit-Radiologic Technology CPR (90 days) Required Education and Experience Graduate of an accredited school of Radiological Technology Minimum 2-3 years related experience required. Minimum 1 year pediatric experience required. Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Jun 16, 2019