RN GI Coordinator- Digestive Health Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

New London, CT
Dec 28, 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 Digestive Health Nurse Coordinator is a Registered Nurse, reporting to Nursing leadership within the Digestive Health Center and under the direction and supervision of Nursing leadership. The primary role of the nurse coordinator is to ensure seamless coordination of patient care for Digestive Health Care patients. This includes clinical practice, care coordination, education, quality improvement, with significant latititude for exercising professional judgment.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Professional Practice:
    • 1.1 Initial contact with patient/family includes coordination of specialty office visit appointments, ancillary testing. Includes collaboration with multiple specialists to coordinate initial and follow-up appointments:
  • 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 a gastroenterology inpatient or outpatient setting, including experience in coordinating services and care gastroenterology disorder patients.


LICENSURE


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


SPECIAL SKILLS


Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to assert oneself, advocate for patients and their families, 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 effectively 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 ongoing referrals and managing ongoing care coordination for a caseload of patients within Digestive Health system


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Job Info

Job: 23477

Department: North Haven Digestive Hlth Cl
Category: NURSING-STAFF
Sub Category: NURSE PROF OTHER
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: AS NEEDED
Hours: 40

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