RN Care Coordinator - Cary Hematology Oncology
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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Our Cary clinic is one of 4 Rex Cancer Center locations in the
triangle. We offer comprehensive oncology services including
on-site chemotherapy education, social work, a full service lab,
and an 18 chair infusion suite. We are open Monday - Friday from
8:00am - 5:00pm, and are closed on all major holidays and weekends.
The clinic consistently receives high patient satisfaction survey
scores and we frequently hold milestone celebrations for patients
and staff. We are looking for a flexible and caring individual with
recent oncology experience to join our team. This role will be
dedicated to one MD, to navigate care for our complex patients.
The Care Coordinator is responsible for care coordination along the
cancer continuum, interdisciplinary care planning and psycho-social
consultation for the outpatient oncology patient population.
1. Actively leads or participates in departmental, service line
and/or organization quality improvement initiatives to ensure
patient, departmental and organizational goals/outcomes are met or
2. Reports issues and system barriers for efficient and effective
transition management to a member of the Leadership/Management team
3. Performs comprehensive outpatient case management
screening/assessment for all patients per departmental policy and
appropriately identifies potential care planning and/or
4. Partners with the physicians and interdisciplinary team to
coordinate patient's treatment and post treatment plan to ensure
all critical elements have been addressed and patient is moved to
the appropriate next level of care.
5. Utilizes critical thinking skills to proactively identify and
appropriately address medically complex and/or psychosocial related
comprehensive care barriers.
6. Actively participates in Oncology Case Conferences, Huddles and
Interdisciplinary rounds to address identified barriers so that the
patient can be moved through the care continuum in a timely
7. Initiates and facilitates referrals for care to include home
health, transportation, supportive pharmaceuticals, community
resources, Hospice and others in a timely manner and is
knowledgeable of benefits.
8. Collaborates with the other Care Coordinators, Triage Nurses,
and Physicians to ensure congruence among the patient's condition,
physician's level of care order and billing status.
9. Adheres to all pertinent accreditation guidelines,
organizational and departmental standards, and community agencies
on the screening of patients, implementation of interventions, and
10. Monitors appropriate outcome metrics such as interventions on
positive screenings, compliance of care, and timely and supportive
care referrals. Involved in process improvement initiatives to
develop strategies to improve outcomes.
11. Communicates care coordination involvement through thorough
documentation in the electronic medical record and by verbal
interactions with the physicians, interdisciplinary team, patient
Other Information Other information:
--- Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) or Registered Nurse.
--- Valid North Carolina Nursing License for any BSN.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Minimum of 2 years experience in outpatient care management
along the oncology continuum is highly desired. Equivalent
experience may be considered.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
--- Advanced computer competence; Experience with Powerpoint and
Job Details Legal Employer: - NCHEALTH
Entity : UNC REX Healthcare
Organization Unit : Cary Hematology Oncology
Work Type : Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week : 40.00
Work Schedule : Day Job
Location of Job : US:NC:Cary
Exempt From Overtime : Exempt: Yes
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Cary , RN Care Coordinator - Cary Hematology Oncology, Healthcare , Cary, North Carolina
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