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 Specialty Centers and under the direction and supervision of the Attending Physician for the specific specialty or program. The primary role of the nurse coordinator is to ensure seamless coordination of patient care accross the continuum. This includes clinical practice, care coordination, education, quality improvement, with significant latititude for exercising professional judgement. The Nurse Coordinator is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing developmentally appropriate care to patients and families within the specialty service.
Registered Nurse , Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred, Connecticut RN license.
At least 2-3 years RN experience in an inpatient or outpatient setting required. Relevant experience in the specialty area, pediatrics or in the Nurse Coordinator role preferred.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut.
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
BSN with pediatric pulmonary experience preferred. Ability to evaluate and coordinate care for medically complex pediatric patients. Must be able to work autonomously, manage multiple priorities, provide patient education, and advocacy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to collaborate with healthcare team members in a patient centered model. Flexibility to meet clinic needs and 10% travel time.