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RN Nursing Coordinator - SOM Med Pulmonary

Job ID: 5233
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Nursing Coordinator: Lung Screening Program

Job Summary:

Provides clinical administrative nursing care coordination in support of the UNC Lung Screening Program. Duties include one or more of the following care coordination, shared-decision marking, data analysis and performance metrics, and patient/staff education.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

1.Assesses patient status of a specialized population. Rounds with an interdisciplinary health care team to determine patient care needs, screen for Lung Screen Program eligibility, and coordinate ongoing care. 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 adherence, use of decision aid(s) discussion of benefits, harms, follow-up testing, adherence, over-diagnosis, false positive rate, total radiation exposure, treatment, smoking cessation counseling, and coordination of Multidisciplinary Lung Nodule conferences.

2.Collaborates with health care team to provide information and resources to facilitate patient. Provides inservices and formal presentations to nursing, medical and ancillary staff on topics related to the specialized patient population. Leads 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 Lung Screening Program. Counsel and communicate with patient and caregivers about program, Makes referrals to other care providers or ancillary services as indicated by Lung Screening protocols. Communicates coordination needs to interdisciplinary health care team, patient and family. Coordinates appointments with clinics, outside referral sources, to ensure continuity of care for the patient. Attends care conferences and interdisciplinary care rounds. Documents screening, care planning, counseling 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

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.


    Job Details

    Legal Employer: STATE

    Entity: UNC Medical Center

    Organization Unit: SOM Med Pulmonary 

    Work Type: Full Time

    Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

    Work Schedule: Day Job

    Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

    Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes



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