Stanford Health Care Nurse Coordinator (NC), Gastrointestinal Oncology - 10 hr. Days (42174) in Palo Alto, California
Nurse Coordinator (NC), Gastrointestinal Oncology - 10 hr. Days (42174)
Job Type:Full Time
Hours in Shift:10
Nurse Coordinator (Registered Nurse, RN), Gastrointestinal Oncology, 10 Hour Days, 80 Biweekly Hours
Nurse Coordinator describes a variety of specialized nursing positions that provide assistance in planning, coordinating, and delivering patient care for selected patient populations across the continuum of care using the nursing process, ensuring compliance with physician orders and established policies and procedures.
Nurse Coordinators provide coordination and care of patients requiring assistance and support in accessing and managing their health care needs (e.g., cardiac and cancer patients). They collaborate with other health care providers to ensure continuity of care and coordination of a wide variety of patient services. They will use performance improvement methodology to design data collection systems / processes and identify opportunities to improve care / service for patients. Responsibilities include coordinating patient contact, patient education, and preparing patients/families for procedures/tests in collaboration with the health care team; collaborating with others to ensure continuity of care and coordination of a wide variety of patient services; identifying opportunities to improve patient care services; assisting clinic management to identify and develop operational needs for the clinic and to improve patient care services; and they may provide direct patient care.
Ensure new patients are scheduled with the appropriate multidisciplinary provider, at the appropriate location, in the appropriate time frame
Collaborate with New Patient Coordinators to ensure necessary medical information is complete and available for the patient's first appointment, including imaging and pathology slides, if applicable.
Assess needs for new patients referred to a specialist prior to their first visit to identify the need for support services or other resources
Demonstrates thorough documentation of patient assessment and interventions completed in the electronic medical record
Refer new patients to appropriate PathWell services based on the navigation needs assessment
Provide educational and emotional support throughout the intake and treatment planning process, and then remain a resource for the patient throughout their course of care
Assist in coordinating needed diagnostic and laboratory studies prior to first visit, when possible, to expedite the start of treatment
Develop relationships with referring physicians and physicians designated on patients care team (both inside and outside of SHC) and ensure follow up and treatment plan is communicated
Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills
Demonstrates the ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for each patient
Serves as a liaison and resource for patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and other health care professionals involved in the provision of care for the patient
Assists in the development of clinical goals and objectives for the Nurse Navigation Program in collaboration with the GI CCP clinic leadership
Supports and promotes the principles of C-I-CARE in all interactions with patients, their family members, their other health care providers and all members of the Stanford Health Care staff, SOM, and UHA
Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives, utilizing information from relevant sources, such as databases and benchmarks
Maintains accurate and current knowledge base of trends, issues, research findings and local, state and national health related resources and services for the patient population navigation services are being provided
Acts as a consultant to other members of the nursing and clinical staff for patients with complex health problems requiring specialized nursing care
Demonstrates leadership through participating in department and hospital committees, councils and taskforces
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college/university
2years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association
Current California (CA) Registered Nurse (RN) license
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