A Clinical Coordinator III (RN) is needed to provide patient care and education in an outpatient clinical setting for various subspecialty programs within the Division of Medical Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Clinical Coordinator will report directly to the Outpatient Oncology Nursing Directors.
Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with patient and family.
Develop, implement, and track patient education efforts as they relate to Multiple Myeloma and its treatment.
Address psychosocial concerns of patient and caregivers related to disease and treatment.
Provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and caregivers.
Perform comprehensive nursing assessment of patients within scope, in clinical areas and via telephone in collaboration with MD/NP/PA providers.
Communicate with MD/NP/PA regarding patient needs in a clinically appropriate and timely manner.
Offer patient, family, and caregiver education related to symptom management, diagnosis and treatment; develop and implement patient education materials related to same.
Collaborate with Infusion Center nurses and staff in the care and treatment of patients. Serve as a liaison between the physician and the patient/family for home and hospice care.
Provide daily management of the clinical practice suites.
Assist with obtaining prior authorizations and procedures as needed.
Maintain chemotherapy schedule calendar based on information provided by the NP/PA and/or MD.
Understand and integrate cultural diversity into practice.
Provide anticipatory guidance across illness trajectory.
Become active participant of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment and follow-up.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Requires a Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of nursing experience
Current New York State RN license.
CHPN certification or willingness to obtain.
Must be able to adapt to flexible schedule and fast-paced/changing work environment.
Excellent communication skills required.
Participation in Medical Surveillance required.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 498818
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