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Registered Nurse Coordinator-Medical Oncology

Company: Duke Health
Location: Siler City
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.
About Duke University Hospital
Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Colorectal Surgery RN Coordinator
Duke Cancer Center Clinic 3-2
4 days/week, (3 in-person, one remote)
No weekends or holidays
The RN Coordinator is a professional RN with oncology-specific clinical knowledge who offers individualized assistance to patients, families, and caregivers to help overcome healthcare system barriers. Using the nursing process, a Nurse Coordinator provides education and resources to facilitate informed decision making and timely access to quality health and psychosocial care throughout all phases of the cancer continuum.
The RN Coordinator is a key member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team, which includes providers, residents, fellows and other clinical support staff and provides clinical support to patients and caregivers, such as comprehensive assessment, general and focused education, and decision-making support. The RN Coordinator has the skills and knowledge to coordinate quality, patient-centered care through effective communication with the interprofessional cancer care team.
Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team, including physicians, APP's, Clinic staff, nurse triage, schedulers, and other support services as needed for care, education, and follow up for patient and caregiver.
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Coordination of Ostomy and wound teaching with wound care APP's.
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Route return appt requests in clinic to front desk as directed by MD/APP
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Check through clinic visits and ensure all patients have appropriate orders
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Coordinate outside labs/scans with community providers
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Assist with prior authorizations, as needed
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Coordination of Home Health Services and Medical supplies as needed
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Assist with insurance/family medical leave paperwork
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Coordinate surgery/admission schedules
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Triage of patients (calling patients back for issues that don't need direct APP/MD response)
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Calling patients with negative or normal test results as directed by the APP/MD
Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed p ractical nurse andunlicensed staffKnowledge of and appropriate applicati on of the nursing processKnowledge of professional theory, practice and procedureAbility to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill pa tientsand their familiesAbility to independently seek out resources and work collaborativelyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsAbility to communicate clearly with patients, families, vis itors,healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursingpla n of careAbility to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and p rioritizeinformation, treatment, and follow-upAbility to use fine motor skillsCompetent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirement sdesignated by work areaAbility to record activities, document assessmen ts, plan of care,interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation of patient statusAbility to use computer and learn new software programsAble to doc ument and communicate pertinent information using computerand/or paper d ocumentation toolsAbility to navigate the entity to provide clinical car e for patientsAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walking.Abilit y to remain focused and organizedWorking knowledge of procedures and tec hniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patie ntsWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precauti onsWorking knowledge and completion of appropriate The Joint Commission( TJC) and other regulatory requirementsPre-employment Physical Capacity T esting Required
Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN program. Exception: Registered nurses hired between July 1, 2014 and April 11, 2021 without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) are encouraged to enroll in an appropriateBSN program within two years of their start date but must complete the program within five years of their start date. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.

Keywords: Duke Health, Burlington , Registered Nurse Coordinator-Medical Oncology, Healthcare , Siler City, North Carolina

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