NBS Coordinator (ASC)
The Newborn Screening Area Service Center in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University is seeking a Nurse to assist the Program Director of the Area Service Center for Newborn Screening follow-up in 17-Coastal-County region of the state of California.
Duties include: Provide consultation, training, and education to health care facilities, providers, community agencies, labs, and families to emphasize the importance of screening and to effectively implement testing procedures
Provide follow-up of positive, incorrect, or missing Newborn Screening blood tests within state timelines
Provide guidance for referral to specialists and offer clinical expertise in establishing follow-up plan
Document all contracts per state regulations, prepare presentations and resource materials to be distributed at individual sites, and communicate changes in state procedures and requirements throughout the region
Monitor Hospital Evaluation Performance Profile (HEPP) reports.
Assist the Project Director in implementing Newborn Screening (NBS) program requirements by preparing reports and evaluating educational materials for use throughout the state
Participate in NBS meetings and conferences, collaborate with other staff and counterparts in other regions to achieve program goals, and support other team members as necessary in completion of tasks
Conduct site visits to all hospitals in the region once every three years as required by state contract
Assess needs and implement interventions to improve compliance and address site-specific concerns
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Candidate must have excellent communication skills with cultural sensitivity, and ability to give presentations to groups.
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Strong computer skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel required.
Familiarity with Newborn Screening Program is helpful.
Required: Registered nurse licensed in California, with at least 2 years of pediatric, maternal/child health, neonatal, or case management experience, and bachelor degree in nursing, or other Licensed Health Professional with bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in a state newborn screening program.
Required: CA Driver's license
Desired: Registered nurse licensed in California, with 3-5 of years clinical experience in Pediatrics, Neonatology, Maternal-child health or Case Management.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Currently active CA Registered Nurse (RN) license.
Currently active CA Driver's License.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally use a telephone.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Occasional evening and weekend hours when on-call.
The hours for this position are 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday. The person in this position will need to work during the Stanford University Winter Closure. The work location is at Stanford Menlo Park.
Must be able to travel within region and to occasional meetings.
Location: School of Medicine
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.