Yale New Haven Health System

CLIN TRANSGENDER COORD APRN or PA

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
63078
Department
UROLOGY CLINIC
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY- FRIDAY
Work Hours
8-4:30PM
Work Shift
LOCATION ROTATION POSSIBLE
Requisition ID
2017-16478

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.

Under the direction of the Clinical Program Director of the department of Urology and reporting to the Clinical APP Manager of Urology, the Clinical Transgender Coordinator assumes clinical responsibilities for the role of coordination of multiple disciplines in transgender care. Clinical responsibly will include collaborating with other healthcare professionals throughout the continuum, performing clinical assessments and procedures within scope of license, making clinical judgments based upon a synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems, acquiring and managing pertinent patient data and tracking of devices and related support equipment. Transgender Coordinator responsibilities include organizing and completing patient evaluations, managing the patient wait-list and coordinating the administrative and clinical aspects of transgender care. The clinical coordinator will serve as an integral member of a larger interdisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, research and teaching. This role may include on call responsibility as determined by program need.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. In conjunction with the physician team, will review relevant surgical issues and obtain informed consent for the evaluation of patients meeting the established program guidelines for surgery based on World Path guidelines.
  • 2. Serves as a resource to staff for transgender population on site and in triage phone calls.
  • 3. Provides clinical consultation to transgender patients, education to patients, families, multidisciplinary team members, hospital staff, and community based providers as needed.
  • 4. Provides surgical care for gender affirming surgery, including perioperative care and post-operative care.
  • 5. Coordinates monthly meetings for review of patients presenting for gender affirming surgery.
  • 6. Present patients at monthly meetings for review for gender affirming surgery
  • 7. Presents themselves as an educational resource for YM, YNHHS and community agencies regarding gender affirming surgery program.
  • 8. Development of working relationship with social work staff for formation of patient and family support systems.
  • 9. Facilitates the re-admission of the patient for surgical procedures.
  • 10. Provides leadership skills such as time management, coordinating and meeting multiple patient and family needs and requests, meeting physician and team member expectations, setting priorities and networking.
  • 11. Collaborates with care coordinator and other team members in coordinating discharge plans for patients.
  • 12. Coordinates and manages outpatient care of the Transgender surgery patients.
  • 13. Facilitates the access and utilization of community resources and organizations to assist in patient's recovery.
  • 14. Communicates effectively to maintain positive working relationships and achieve desired outcomes.
  • 15. Must be highly organized and able to multi-task.
  • 16. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 17. Working knowledge of computer/applications to the related field.
  • 18. Ability to work independently, as well as within a team.
  • 19. Interface effectively with other services involved in care of transgender patients.
  • 20. Collaborates with Transgender multidisciplinary team, providing consultation in deciding optimal care decisions for this complex patient population.
  • 21. on call responsibility as determined by program needs.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Master's Degree and Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program required.


EXPERIENCE


Minimum of one year experience working with transgender patients.


LICENSURE


Licensed Physician Assistant in the State of CT required.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Excellent interpersonal and clinical organizational skills. Highly developed clinical, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.


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