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Clinical Coordinator I (RN) - Hematology & Oncology

Medicine

Clinical Coordinator I (RN) - Hematology & Oncology

  • 526438
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jun 3 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Clinical Coordinator (RN) will support patient care and education in an outpatient clinical setting in various hematology/oncology clinical specialties.


Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients and their families and work as a liaison between the physician and the patient/family for home and hospice care.
  • Understand and integrate cultural diversity into practice.
  • Develop and implement patient education materials as it relates to diagnosis and treatment of Cancer.
  • Perform comprehensive patient assessment; offer patient and family education and symptom management related to disease and its treatment.
  • Act as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment and follow-up.
  • Provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to oncology patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.
  • Communicate with NP and physician regarding patients in clinical practice and attend multidisciplinary rounds weekly.
  • Communicate and collaborate to integrate evidence based practice and research findings into care of the patients.
  • Collaborate with Infusion Center nurses and staff to establish nursing plan of care and to select the best interventions to achieve desired patient outcomes.
  • Answer patients' call and triage them based on symptoms and severity. 
  • Perform additional related duties as needed or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience
  • Current New York State RN license
  • BLS Certification

Other Requirements

  • Participation in medical surveillance program due to contact with patients and/or human research subjects and potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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