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RN Care Coordinator for Gender Clinic in Adolescent Medicine

LOCATION: Akron, Ohio

CATEGORY: nursing

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Overview

At Akron Children’s, careers in nursing feel different. You make an impact on a daily basis, face-to-face, on children and their families. You do much more than treat patients. As the individual your patients come to recognize, rely on and smile at, you go beyond the title of nurse. Because this is more than a job. It’s what you were meant to do.

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Benefits for Akron Children’s team members go far beyond their compensation. Our comprehensive benefits program offers coverage, connections and resources that enable you to live your best life while growing your career.

  • Nurse Residency
    Program

  • Health and
    Wellness Programs

  • Education
    Assistance

  • Career
    Development

  • Ascend
    Program

  • Awards and
    Recognition

Job Description

Part Time (24 hours per week)

M-F Days

Onsite


RN Care Coordinator for Gender Clinic in Adolescent Medicine



Summary:

The Care Coordination and Transition Management Nurse is responsible for the deliberate organization of patient care activities between two or more participants (including the patient and/or family) involved in a patient’s care to facilitate the appropriate delivery of health care services. Coordinates the delivery of care within the practice setting and across health care settings.

Responsibilities:

1. Assessment: Systematically collects comprehensive and focused data relating to health needs and concerns of a patient, group, or population as they move across the care continuum.

2. Nursing Diagnosis and Outcomes Identification: Analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnosis or issues in order to facilitate the appropriate level of care across the care continuum. Identifies expected outcomes specific to the patient, group, or population across the care continuum.

3. Planning: Develops a patient- and/or population-centered plan of care that identifies and advocates for strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes. Provides consultation to influence identified plans of care, enhance the ability of other professionals, and effect change.

4. Implementation: Implements the identified plan of care to attain expected outcomes in selected groups or individuals. Employs educational strategies that promote individual, community, and population wellness.

5. Evaluation: Evaluates the status and progress of the patient, group, or population toward the attainment of expected outcomes and communicates the status and progress to relevant professionals across the care continuum.

6. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

7. Other duties as required .

Other information:
Technical Expertise

1. Experience with healthcare coordination in a managed care environment, homecare or community agency is preferred.

2. Critical and analytical reasoning, astute clinical judgement, strong communication (verbal and written) interpersonal, organizational, and leaderships skills required.

3. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Epic software or similar EMR software is preferred .

Education and Experience

1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master’s Degree in Nursing or a related field is preferred.

2. A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in nursing required. Pediatric ambulatory and/or care coordination experience is preferred.

3. Demonstrates professional, appropriate, effective and tactful communication skills, including written, verbal and non-verbal.

Part Time

FTE: 0.600000


Status: Onsite


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