Cancer Outpatient - Clinical Care Coordinator - 1902859
Oncology clinical coordinator works closely with assigned physicians and nurse navigators to facilitate the care of cancer patients undergoing active cancer treatment(s) at Stony Brook Medicine.
The primary purpose of the Clinical Coordinator is to: Establish and coordinate a care map for patients undergoing active cancer treatment.
Act as a liaison and support system that enable patients to receive treatment in an organized coordinated manner.
Serve as a patient resource during the patient's treatment.
Work in collaboration with attending physicians and staff nurses, ensuring high quality care while receiving complex cancer treatment.
Duties of the Clinical Nurse Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following:
Serves as a liaison for assigned physician practices
Formulates and updates the plan of care that addresses: educational, financial, social work, etc. needs
Perform appropriates reassessments to include psychological, physical, environmental and functional needs and makes referrals to appropriate resource.
Facilitates communication between the attending staff, residents, fellows, nurses and secretarial support staff.
Follow patients through their surgical or medical oncology course of care.
Provides the patient and family with education regarding their disease specific plan of care
Assist with the development and or update of policies and procedures related to coordination
In coordination with nurse navigators and the disease management team, assist in the completion of cancer survivorship care plans.
Provide patient/family education and explanations about the course of treatment and care.
Participates in and contributes expertise to activities and functions that strengthen the cancer program including, but not limited to continuous program and quality improvement.
Coordinate and schedule treatment and clinic visits with clinic staff ensuring timely care is received
Facilitate the flow of clinic and treatments during assigned physician sessions. Orients new patients to the service
Perform ongoing assessments and communicates changes to physician and nursing staff as needed.
Receive and return patient inquiries regarding symptom management and their plan of care
Perform follow up telephone calls to patients after their first treatment
Create and maintain a binder or electronic document on all active treatment patients
Communicate problems or barriers to direct supervisor for problem solving
Ensure chemotherapy orders are available to infusion staff 2 days prior to the infusion visit
Actively seeks and participates in educational opportunities, both formal and informal, to achieve and maintain knowledge and skill related to job responsibilities.
Required: NYS RN license, 3 years acute nursing experience, with minimum 2 years in oncology. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or current enrollment in BSN program (proof must be submitted).
Preferred: Certified Oncology Nurse.
Previous experience coordinating care of the oncology patient.
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All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Cancer Outpatient Clinical Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 08:30-1700 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 15, 2019
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 1902859
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