$10,000 SIGN-ON available with a 2-year commitment!
The UVA Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology seeks an RN Care Coordinator. The successful candidate will join a dedicated and caring multidisciplinary team consisting of MDs, NPs, a Licensed Clinical Social Work, a Psychologist, Clinical Research Coordinators, an Education Consultant and other professional staff to enable the best possible service to these complex patients and their families. The role involves management and coordination across the entire care continuum in partnership with our providers and support staff. This will include ensuring proper scheduling of outpatient visits, hospital admissions, procedures, imaging studies and other elements of patient care, as well as securing prior authorizations for treatment and coordinating care with home health providers. Participation in pre-clinic care coordination conferences will be required daily to ensure a proactive approach to patient care needs. Bi-directional communication with patients and families, in-person, by telephone and via the electronic medical record is a critical component of this position. This position is Monday-Friday and does not involve weekend or holiday hours, and there may be times when working from home is acceptable. Orientation will be hands-on and the chosen candidate will assume responsibilities in a stepwise fashion with input and assistance from our entire team. This is a critical role for the growth and evolution of our program as we serve the children of Virginia and we look forward to welcoming one who shares our values of service, excellence and accountability.
A dynamic professional clinician focused on population management with demonstrated capability to provide relationship-based care within a collaborative multidisciplinary team. This registered nurse utilizes advanced critical thinking to develop, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care that educates, empowers and optimizes patient outcomes throughout all transitions within the continuum of care.
This job description integrates the ANA 2015 Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Third Edition and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2015), and the UVA Nursing Professional Practice Model.
ANA Scope and Standards of Practice definition of nursing:
Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; facilitation of healing; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response; and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
Relationship-Based Care – Self and Colleagues: reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Relationship-Based Care – Patients and Families: reflects the influence of the nurse's relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring: encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
Empowered Leaders: demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners: encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification and internal and external learning opportunities. Recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement: includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities, and commitment to standard work.
Innovation: is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence-based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $55,640.00 - $91,811.20 Annually
Education: Graduate of accredited nursing program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required within 5 years of hire.
Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
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