Nurse Coordinator/Navigator (RN): Neurofibromatosis Program - (philadelphia, pennsylvania)
Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 5:49 PM
Employment Status:AF : Active : Regular : Full Time
Job Summary 13;
Employee will provide clinical and administrative coordination to the program. Duties will include preparation of materials for clinic, maintenance and expansion of the database, assisting with phone interactions with patients/families, coordination of studies, assisting in the preparation of grant proposals and research protocols, and various patient education and other administrative tasks.
Job Responsibilities 13;
1. Independently and without supervision provides oversight of administrative issues for the Neurofibromatosis Clinic.
:Reviews patient schedule ahead of time and assembles all materials and records required by clinical staff for the clinic session; this includes pending lab results, radiology records, ophthalmology notes, etc. Review results and records from a clinical perspective to identify pertinent issues. Brings such issues to the attention of attending physician.
:Obtains missing records, including from sources outside CHOP.
:Follows up to obtain results of post:clinic studies for review by the clinical team.
:Supervises scheduling process for patients: assists in triaging new patients for urgency; ensures that patients are assigned appropriate time slots; assists in assigning new patients/consults to appropriate providers; and works with clerical staff to ensure coordination for patients in need of multiple clinic visits (Neuro:Oncology, Ophthalmology, MRI, etc). Supervises scheduler.
:Coordinates transition of patients between the King of Prussia site and CHOP Main campus.
:First contact for new patient referrals (obtains medical history, arranges for receipt of medical records/scans/etc., reviews for eligibility for clinical trials and other clinical research protocols).
2. Clinical Responsibilities.
:Calls families, gathers information, and provides medical advice (when appropriate) when oncology triage nurse refers a phone call. Contacts or refers call to medical staff or advanced practice nurses when indicated.
:Follows:up with families by phone when clinically indicated (e.g. after discharge from hospital).
:Collaborate with medical staff and advanced practice nurses in patient care activities when possible.
:Assist with coordination of genetic testing and neurocognitive testing referrals
:Visits with families during clinic visits if identified as candidates for New Patient Education, Events, Multidisciplinary Clinic, Social Work support, etc.
:Triage to appropriate resources and support
Job Responsibilities (Continued) 13;
3. Multidisciplinary Clinic
:Work with clinical staff to identify patients.
:Send out the appropriate questionnaires and record requests. Coordinate collection of additional records with Intake Team.
:Abstract pertinent patient clinical information
:Follow:up on needs from the clinic day
:Compose combined letter for family and PCP
:Assisting in developing education materials for patients and families.
:Lecture to nursing staff regarding Neurofibromatosis.
:Lecture at regional patient/family symposia.
5. Program Development
:Organize patient and family events (e.g. symposium, REACH, New Patient program, etc.) with Parent Advisory Committee (PAC).
:Organize PAC meetings, take and distribute minutes
:Advertise and attend fundraisers that support the program 13;
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations 13;
RN : Registered Nurse 13;
Required Education and Experience 13;
:Associates Degree in Nursing
1 or more years of experience in clinical research setting required. Familiarity with pediatric oncology or NF desirable and may in some cases be substituted for research experience.
Preferred Education, Experience and Cert/Lic 13;
Additional Technical Requirements 13;
:Excellent clinical, organizational and commu
• Location: South Jersey
• Post ID: 53232747 newjersey