Yale New Haven Health System

  • NURSE COORDINATOR- Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    69263
    Department
    HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY
    Category
    RN - PEDIATRICS
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MONDAY-FRIDAY
    Work Hours
    8AM-4:30PM
    Work Shift
    AT LEAST 3-5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN AN INPATIENT OR OUTPATIENT SETTING. PEDIATRIC AND OR ONCOLOGY EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.
    Requisition ID
    2018-22267
  • 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 Nurse Coordinator is a Registered Nurse, reporting to Nursing leadership within the Children's Transplantation Unit and under the direction and supervision of the Attending Physician for the BMT/Transplant Service. 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 for patients, family members and staff, quality improvement, understanding of research principles and protocols, 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 the Transplant Service..

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Professional Practice:
      • 1.1 The Pediatric Nurse Coordinator is the lead member of the health care team coordinating all aspects of patient care for the specific specialty.
    • 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 management 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 required, Master's Degree preferred, Connecticut RN license.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    At least 2-3 years RN experience in a pediatric inpatient or outpatient setting, Prefer experience in hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Licensed as a Registered Nurse from the State of Connecticut.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    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 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 the specialty, outpatient clinic session, specialty and patient/family needs

     

    Additional Information

    AT LEAST 3-5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN AN INPATIENT OR OUTPATIENT SETTING. PEDIATRIC AND OR ONCOLOGY EXPERIENCE PREFERRED. HIGHLY DEVELOPED CLINICAL, COMMUNICATION, AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL.

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