Nurse Coordinator - Children's Hematology Oncology and Infusion

NEW HAVEN, CT
May 18, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Nurse Coordinator is a Registered Nurse, reporting to Nursing leadership within the Pediatric Treatment Centers and under the direction and supervision of the Attending Physician for the specific specialty or site. The primary role of the nurse coordinator is to ensure seamless coordination of patient care across the continuum. This includes clinical practice, care coordination, education, quality improvement, with significant latitude for exercising professional judgement. The Nurse Coordinator is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing developmentally appropriate care to patients and families within all Pediatric Treatment Centers. The Nurse Coordinator acts as liaison between patient, family, provider, clinical staff, pharmacy, and scheduling and registration personnel to ensure safe and efficient patient flow.

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Responsibilities

  • 1. Professional Practice:
    • 1.1 The Pediatric Nurse Coordinator is the lead member of the health care team coordinating all aspects of patient care for the specific specialty.
  • 2. Education
    • 2.1 Provides patient and family education on appropriate medical condition, including signs, symptoms , treatment regimens, side effects, outcomes expected, and potential adverse reactions or outcomes. Including manangement of condition, promoting optimal level of health.
  • 3. Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration
    • 3.1 Functions as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team coordinating all aspects of patient care across the continuum
  • 4. Quality Improvement
    • 4.1 Participates in data collection related to clinical and operational efficiencies.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Registered Nurse , Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred, Connecticut RN license.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

At least 2-3 years experience in pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and direct chemotherapy/biotherapy administration. Experience in ambulatory setting preferred.

 

LICENSURE

 

Licensed as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut. APHON certification.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to assert oneself, advocate for patients, and work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to manage multiple priorities. Computer experience and knowledge of word processing and data entry systems. Must be able to communicate efffectively with all members of the healthcare team, patients and families. Must value and execute "patient -centered model of care."

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Must be flexible to meet the demands of the specialty, outpatient clinic session, specialty and patient/family needs

 

Additional Information

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience as an RN
  • Must have Ambulatory experience and have excellent coordination and communication skills
  • Must be able to understand the multiple outpatient infusion locations and treatment plans
  • Pediatric Specialty infusion practices serve the communities from Greenwich to Old Saybrook
  • This role supports the three outpatient infusion centers
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Job Info

Job: 19764

Department: Childrens Heme Onc and Infusio
Category: NURSING-STAFF
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Part Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: D
Hours: 32

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