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RN Nursing Coordinator - Children's Specialty Clinic

Job ID: 122130
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

*This position qualifies for our Outpatient Commitment Incentive Program. This program includes $10,000 paid over a three (3) year commitment. Learn more about the program here: https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/unc-medical-center-unc-faculty-physicians-outpatient-commitment-incentive-program?bid=13627 

RN Nursing Coordinator needed for Children's Specialty Clinic-Neurology Team at CP II 

The right candidate for this role will have previous pediatric and neurology experience and is strongly preferred. You will be an indispensable member of the pediatric neurology team in the care of children with complex care needs. This individual will carry out a range of important care coordination activities, including but not limited to: 

  • Prior authorizations/appeals – medications, MRIs, other studies 
  • Coordinating MRI/EEG/Spinraza appts Prescription refills – calling the pharmacy to confirm receipt; following up with the patient to ensure script was picked up 
  • Screen and triage a high volume of patient calls/messages 
  • Request outside imaging/records Referrals (PT, OT, patients referred to OSH for second opinions) 
  • Results – calling patients with results for labs, MRI, EEG, etc. 
  • Follow up with patients per provider request create patient family charts for genetics testing 
  • School med forms, seizure action plans, CMN forms from home health agencies, etc. 
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8am -5pm 

Responsibilities:
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


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five (5) years of professional nursing experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Faculty Physicians

Organization Unit: SOM Amb Care-APCF-Neurology

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Salary Range: $34.65 - $49.81 per hour (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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