A Clinical Coordinator III (RN) is needed to provide patient care and education in an outpatient clinical setting for a comprehensive Oncology Program within the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The CCIII 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 medical oncology 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.
Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Current New York State RN license
Ability to adapt to flexible schedule and fast/changing work environment
Excellent communication skills
Experience with Columbia University and NYP systems and procedures
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Wear N-95 respirator
Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
Work with known infectious agents or biological toxins where prophylactic vaccination is available
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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