The clinical coordinator exercises a high degree of discretion/independent judgment and sound critical thinking skills when responsible for coordinating the individualized care continuum for oncology and hematology patients. The clinical coordinator is responsible for achieving quality, cost-effective and patient-focused outcomes by serving as an advocate and educator for this patient population in accordance with hospital standards/guidelines, applicable statutory requirements and accepted clinical practice. The incumbent works closely with oncology practitioners, nurses, social workers, navigators, external labs and providers to provide consistent care coordination. Work is strongly focused on eliminating barriers that might otherwise adversely impact patient care/outcomes and helping to coordinate the efforts of the medical team to facilitate continuity of care and enhance patient satisfaction. Work requires strong oncology nursing expertise and an understanding of navigation concepts, patient care standards/practices and applicable clinical guidelines specific to oncology and hematology care.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
Current RN licensure in the state of employment.
BLS certification required.Â
Three (3) years of nursing experience required.Â
Oncology Certification (OCN) preferred.
Two (2) years related oncology experience preferred.
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