Clinic Duties: Intake nursing info, distribute IRB papers, support and/or perform office procedures, enter and update medication list for reconciliation, educate patient/family in clinic discharge plan
Team Duties: Provide coverage and education for other interdisciplinary Transition Support team members as needed and actively participate in cross training and team building with other members of the interdisciplinary team. Participate in professional development activities to keep current with health care trends. Perform other duties as assigned.
Care Coordination: Follow up on progress of CYACC interventions with patient/family in a timely manner. Review plan by phone with youth and/or family in timely manner and plan time for next contact based on IHAP issues. Provide care coordination at intensity to accommodate family strengths/needs. Work collaboratively with team members to distribute workload, utilizing and learning from each other's skills. Participate in home, school or community visits/meetings as necessary to support youth and families. Support families' needs to identify and understand the eligibility criteria for various health insurance/benefit/entitlement programs through federal, state and /or local public agencies. Assist families in assessment of decision-making capabilities and implementation of appropriate legal status (e.g. health care rep, guardianship) as needed. Provide support for patients and families in navigating the educational system to ensure patient is utilizing appropriate resources and well-prepared for transition out of school system. Assist patients and families with the identification of problems and obstacles to independent living and develop strategies to mobilize community resources utilizing formal and informal supports. Provide resource information to families through contacts with parent to parent networks, independent living centers, diagnosis specific organizations and educational materials as needed. Anticipate significant transitions and support patient/family as able.
Leadership Role: Nurse champions one facet of CYACC structure to provide vision, process and monitoring for one function of the team (i.e. care coordination, clinic or resource referral and education)
REQUIRED: Current Indiana License as Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse and clinical experience in pediatric and/or adolescent health care with experience/interest in caring for youth and/or adults with special health care needs.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide variety of individuals, excellent interpersonal skills, and a customer service orientation. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Experience with group or workshop presentations.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
This position travels to off-site clinics, seminars, and various on-campus meetings. Good communication skills and the ability to remain stationary for long periods of time are required.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.