Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Coordinator, Oncology
HH MedStar Health Inc
Washington, DC

$29-47/hour
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Description

Clinical Nurse Coord Onc


General Summary of Position Coordinates activities with the Attending Physician as assigned. The primary responsibilities of the position will be the following: assisting in communications with patients; triaging patients and patient issues, symptom management, and patient education regarding their disease process and treatment. Assures the monitoring and confirmation of service delivery and evaluation of health care services for patients and patient families. Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team, utilizing clinical outcome data to support innovative and cost-effective changes to practice and to the health care system. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies procedures and standards. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Provides direct and indirect care to patients and families and objectively and systematically evaluates the quality and appropriateness of care delivery.Collaborates and coordinates with physicians and all disciplines involved in the patient's care to assure timely progress toward the best clinical outcome in the most cost-effective manner.Provides extensive patient education regarding disease process, treatment plan, and symptom management. Expertise in specialty area enables the registered nurse to triage and assess patients in order to provide optimum level of care. Assists patients and families through disease process and cancer diagnosis continuum. Collaborates to assist patients with authorizing and precertification of insurance coverage for tests as ordered as part of the treatment plan. Serves to problem solve; focusing on operational issues that may impede patient outcomes in a timely mannerTriages phone calls and patient portal inquiries and provides consultations and follow-up as needed. Reports the status of progress and recommends/implements appropriate measures for Performance Improvement (PI). Assists with new employee orientation while continuing to complete competency assessments and continuing educationServes to problem solve; focusing on operational issues that may impede patient outcomes in a timely manner.Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and is not to be considered as all-inclusive. This position may be used from time to time in other capacities as directed by department leadership Minimum Qualifications Education * Bachelor's degree Nursing required * Master's degree Nursing preferred Experience * 1-2 years relevant clinical experience required * 1-2 years ambulatory Care and Oncology experience preferred Licenses and Certifications * RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure and/or Compact State Licensure in the District of Columbia required * CPR - Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (includes BLS and NRP) for healthcare providers from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross within 90 Days required * Additional unit/specialty certifications may vary by department or business unit. * OCN - Oncology Nurse Certification within 1 Year preferred This position has a hiring range of $87, 318.40 - $149,094.40

Pay

Average District of Columbia Staff Position Pay

$53.60/hour

The average salary for a Oncology is 13% higher than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.