Yale New Haven Health System

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology PA/APRN Coordinator

Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
65023
Department
DEPT OF SURGERY
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MON-FRID
Work Hours
6:30AM -5:30PM
Work Shift
OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS AS NEEDED
Requisition ID
2018-18133

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 Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation and Pediatric Hepatology and reporting to the APP Clinical Manager, the Transplant Hepatology PA/APRN Coordinator assumes clinical responsibilities for the role of coordination of inpatient and ambulatory pediatric liver transplant and pediatric hepatology patient care. Responsibility will include collaborating with other healthcare professionals throughout the continuum, performing clinical assessments 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. Transplant Hepatology Coordinator responsibilities include organizing and completing inpatient evaluations, inpatient hepatology consult evaluations, managing and coordinating the administrative and clinical aspects of pediatric liver transplant and pediatric hepatology care. The clinical coordinator will serve as an integral member of a larger interdisciplinary team contributing to excellence in patient care, research and teaching. Majority of the role is spent coordinating the care needed for the pediatric hepatology population. Coordinator will work with team composed of fellows, residents and attendings.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Evaluate, document, and implement treatment plan in collaboration with MD for:
    Inpatient
    o Admissions & Discharges; assist team with day to day workflow
    o Daily rounding with team
    o Daily rounding on consults
    o Request consultations and collaborate with other services
    o Perform CPOE of medication orders, prescriptions, imaging, & referrals via EMR
    o Serve as a primary liaison for patients, family and staff

    Ambulatory Clinic
    o Serve as a liaison for patients admitted from clinic
    o Assist faculty with coordinating care and planning for new and return patients
    o Perform peer to peer reviews
    o Collaborate with care team (MD, nursing staff) with anticipatory guidance for patients
    o Coordinate referrals and assist with FMLA documentation
    o Provide support to nursing staff for triage of complex call management
    o Provide diagnostic and laboratory results to patients
    o Perform CPOE of medication orders, prescriptions, imaging, & referrals via EMR
  • 2. Research functions:
    o Participate in clinical research projects

    Administrative:
    o Quality/Performance Improvement initiatives
    o Monitor/report out on Quality/Safety metrics
    o Participate in Conferences
    o Serve as a navigator for patients by communicating with patient & family as well as the medical team to ensure an efficient process


    Educational functions:
    o Attend departmental conferences
    o Precept students
    o Provide patient/family education in collaboration with medical team
    o Provide staff education

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Certified as a Advanced Practice Nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track is preferred. Masters or doctorate level training and graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner Program.


EXPERIENCE


One to three years preferred, however open to new graduates.


LICENSURE


Connecticut State Licensure, Connecticut Controlled Substance Licensure, DEA licensure, National Board Certification


SPECIAL SKILLS


1. Knowledge of health education theory and practice.
2. Ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.
3. Knowledge of general clinical operations and procedures
4. Willing to learn the management of medical or surgical patients.
5. Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise.
6. Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
7. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with the clinical work team and various orientation mentors.
8. Ability to organize, prioritize schedule and complete mandatory on the job training assignments.
9. Demonstrated ability to make appropriate independent decisions and to seek advice/oversight when necessary.
10. History of reliability and dedication
11. Must be willing and able to learn new programs as needed and adapt to change.


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