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NURSING CARE COORDINATOR - DIABETES/ENDOCRINE - CHILDRENS SPECIA
CHAPEL HILL NC 27515
Category: Health Care Industry , Education
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Job code: lhw-e0-88401505

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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NURSING CARE COORDINATOR - DIABETES/ENDOCRINE - CHILDRENS SPECIA
NURSING CARE COORDINATOR - DIABETES/ENDOCRINE - CHILDRENS SPECIALTY CLINIC


Job ID: CLI00BUU


NURSING CARE COORDINATOR - DIABETES/ENDOCRINE - CHILDRENS SPECIALTY CLINIC-CLI00BUU






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RN needed asCare Coordinator for Pediatric Diabetes patient population. This RN will coordinate care during acute care episodes for children newborn through adolescence, work with an interdisciplinary team during hospitalization, plan and coordinate discharge and facilitate post-hospital care.




This RN also performs patient and family education. In addition, they are a resource to nursing staff and conduct education for staff both in inpatient and outpatient settings. The coordinator works with the outpatient areas to facilitate patient care coordination including clinic visits, scheduling of any appointments, triage phone calls and be a liaison with the health careteam.




The coordinator also collects and analyzes data related to the patient population to improve quality patient care and address any issues or concerns.




This position is 40 hours a week, during clinic hours of 7:30-6:00 PM. Position qualifies for full benefit package including PTO. Bachelor's degree in nursing required; Masters in nursing, education or public health preferred. CDE certification preferred and will be required to obtain within the first 18 months of employment.



JOB duties:




1. Assesses patient status of a specialized population. Rounds with an interdisciplinary health care team to determine patient care needs and coordinate ongoing acute care and long-term needs. Uses expertise and experience in specialty practice to facilitate patient care. Acts as a liaison between the patient, family and health care team to communicate patient care needs including coordination of patient/family care conferences.


2. Collaborates with health care team to provide information and resources to facilitate patient care. Provides inservices and formal presentations to nursing, medical and ancillary staff on topics related to the specialized patient population. Assist staff in the development of patient education materials for the patient population. Perform patient teaching related to specific topics and patient needs. Documents patient teaching in the medical record in the appropriate sections.


3. Collects data related to specialized patient population and analyzes for trends. Enters data or coordinates its entry into databases and registries for benchmarking purposes. Participates in performance improvement activities to promote quality patient care. Analyzes data for trends and makes suggestions for revisions to patient care protocols for the patient population. Monitors outcomes of care for patient population and collaborates with the interdisciplinary health care team on evaluation of outcomes.


4. Coordinates patient care for post-hospitalization care and discharge planning. Makes referrals to other care providers during acute care episode and for post-discharge care. Communicates discharge needs to interdisciplinary health care team, patient and family. Coordinates appointments with clinics, outside referral sources, home care, durable medical equipment providers and other providers to ensure continuity of care for the patient. Attends care conferences and interdisciplinary care rounds. Documents care planning and communication with health care providers in the medical record.


5. Promotes own professional development through attending inservices and presentations. Keeps current in practice through conferences, reading current literature and research. Role models professional nursing practice to others through use of the nursing process and professional behaviors.







Qualifications

Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Five (5) years of professional nursing experience. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. Current healthcare provider BLS/CPR certification required.





Primary LocationUnited States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill


DepartmentU-1000-CHILDRENS SPECIALTY CLINIC









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