PEDIATRIC UROLOGY NURSE COORDINATOR

Employer
Yale New Haven Hospital
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 06, 2018
Closes
Apr 03, 2018
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 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 across the continuum. This includes clinical practice, care coordination, education, quality improvement, 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 specialty 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 preferred, Connecticut RN license.

EXPERIENCE

At least 2-3 years experience in a pediatric inpatient or outpatient setting, Including experience in the specialty area of the Nurse Coordinator role

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 2-3 YEARS RN EXPERIENCE IN A PEDIATRIC INPATIENT OR OUTPATIENT SETTING, INCLUDING EXPERIENCE IN THE SPECIALTY AREA OF THE NURSE COORDINATOR ROLE.

Company Description:

Yale New Haven Hospital is a destination hospital for patients from around the corner, around the country, and around the world. As a Magnet-recognized*, tertiary medical center, with 1,500+ beds, we are the 4th largest hospital in the country, with two acute care campuses and three emergency departments, including a Level I trauma center. We're ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, which is a testament to the unrivaled expertise, compassion and character of our staff, and as the primary teaching facility for Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing, we are nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and clinical research.

Located on the Connecticut shoreline, Yale New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

*Yale New Haven Hospital's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the ANCC.