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Clinical Coordinator I - RN

Neurological Surgery

Clinical Coordinator I - RN

  • 522278
  • Medical Center
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 26 2022
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Clinical Coordinator - RN is responsible for assisting physicians by providing general nursing care, patient screening, patient education, and clinical support.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, nursing staff, medical assistants, and administrative staff to provide inclusive patient care
  • Tracks abnormal lab results to confirm that patient has had appropriate follow up as ordered by the physician in the patient’s plan of care
  • Triage all calls and assist with EPIC clinical in-basket messages/telephone encounters and advise appropriate clinicians
  • Assists in improving and maintaining the existing laboratory and pathology tracking system
  • Maintains precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing
  • Reviews all laboratory reports within 24 hours of their receipt
  • Enter/review orders and document clinical notes in EPIC as advised by physicians
  • Notifies patients of normal results as determined by the physician either telephone or Connect patient portal
  • Acts as a resource for patients requesting lab results and requisition
  • Obtain pre-certification/pre-authorizations for medications, services and testing in a timely manner when necessary
  • Provides physicians with results for routine review prior to scanning
  • Acts as a resource for patients requesting lab results and requisition
  • Provide clinical assistance to clinical coordinator with phlebotomy and administer medication/injections
  • Functions as a team member, providing backup coverage when required
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by physicians, clinical coordinator, director of nursing and practice manager
  • Complies with all HIPAA regulations, as well as compliance and safety guidelines
  • Complies with all hospital, department and division policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience
  • Must have a New York State Nursing License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with neurological surgery or neurosurgery populations is preferred


Other Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have strong time management skills, strong multi-tasking abilities and the ability to exercise good judgement
  • Working conditions:
  • Infectious Agents-Sputum samples, blood
  • Patient Billing

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