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.
Registered Nurse , Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred, Connecticut RN license.
At least 2-3 years experience in pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and direct chemotherapy/biotherapy administration. Experience in ambulatory setting preferred.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut. APHON certification.
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."
Must be flexible to meet the demands of the specialty, outpatient clinic session, specialty and patient/family needs