RN Coordinator/Outpatient Clinic-FT-Days-Pre Transplant Clinic {UNIVERSITY} Job

Overview
Summary

Works under the general supervision of the Administrative Director or Clinical Manager of the assigned area and is responsible for organizing the plan of care for patients while providing education and eliminating any potential barriers to treatment.   This includes all aspects of the pre- and post visit including scheduling, insurance precertification, coordination of diagnostic testing and follow-up with referring physicians.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

Minimum of three years of clinical experience in assigned area.

 

R.N. with current license to practice as a professional nurse in the state of employment.

 

PREFERRED:

Advanced degree preferred.

 

Pediatric experience preferred for pediatric clinics.

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Proficient in computer operations acquired either through work experience or education, including word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of workflow.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations as would be acquired through completion of high school.
  • Understanding of basic research principals and scientific methods.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinates the medical care of patients in assigned program, clinic, or service.
  • Contributes to the evaluation, planning, development, and implementation of MLH operations, goals and objectives while coordinating and developing policies, procedures, processes and projects for the assigned program, clinic, or service. 
  • Promotes patient and family centered care through implementation of professional role.
  • Communicates effectively to provide optimal patient care and promotes professional climate   
  • throughout the facility. 
  • Functions as liaison between inpatient and outpatient areas to ensure continuity in care. Coordinates care with multi-disciplinary team members as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work – exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.