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NURSING COORDINATOR - DUSON

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NURSING COORDINATOR - DUSON
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The Nurse Clinician is responsible and accountable for clinical expertise for specific patient populations. The nurse clinician is an educator, investigator, consultant and leader. Clinical judgments are based on the synthesis of current research, concepts, principles, theories, and outcomes to solve complex problems. The Nurse Clinician functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team, contributing to excellence in patient/caregiver care and support, research, teaching, and in providing leadership to the organization. The Duke Elder Family Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center nurse clinician will provide education, training, and support to caregivers referred to the Center for additional and or specialized home caregiving needs. In collaboration with hospital interdisciplinary providers including nurses and case managers, the nurse clinician will determine the optimal educational resources, tools and/or activities to enhance the caregiver's readiness and ability to provide care and support to the patient after hospital discharge. The nurse clinician will also collaborate and communicate with patients' primary care providers to promote continuity of medical care after hospital discharge. The nurse clinician will track caregiver demographics, educational needs, and program outcomes to assist in the identification of when and how the Center's resources can be redirected and or expanded.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
  • Serves as a resource to patients and families, providing education and follow-up problem solving after discharge from the hospital.
  • Coordinates the development, utilization, and evaluation of appropriate educational resources and interventions that assist the caregiver in developing the skills to provide care.
  • Promotes evidence-based practice and participation in developing, implementing, and evaluating process standards such as plans of care, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Assesses the educational needs of the caregiver as it relates to the disease process, alterations in function, and assimilation back into the home and community.
  • Participates in quality/performance improvement programs and projects, product evaluation, outcomes evaluation studies and/or clinical research. Participates in the training and supervision of interprofessional learners in providing for caregiver training and support.
  • Utilizes teaching and learning theories to assist patients and families with physical and emotional impact of body changes and chronic illness.
  • Provides clinical experience in a preceptor role for interprofessional students attending institutions that have contractual agreements with DUHS.
  • Collaborate with DEFT care team and inpatient providers to determine caregiver educational needs for post discharge care of significant other.
  • Assess caregiver training needs and determine best resource to meet those needs; through DEFT Center training, existing Duke resources, or community agency referral.
  • Collaborate with DEFT Center case manager when new caregiver or patient needs are identified while working with caregiver, such as homecare or community referral.
  • Develop in collaboration with DEFT clinical team members caregiver educational materials based on identified trend needs identified by DEFT referrals.
  • Provide education to individual caregivers and/or groups of caregivers based on need and caregivers ability to participate.
  • Participate in data collection per grant deliverables and assist in data interpretation.
  • Collaborate with patient/caregiver's care provider team.
  • Maintain effective communication with health care team members related to transitional care and post discharge follow up as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with extended care team members such as those who may interact with the patient and or family through Duke Connected Care, DUHS Resource Center or other program management in the community involved in the patient's care.
  • Collaborate with DEFT staff and DUHS case management to develop referral process.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers internal and external to Duke Health System.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Requisition Number
401363907

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1253 NURSING COORDINATOR

Job Family Level
12

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires graduation from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. State of North Carolina licensure is also required.

Experience

Work requires two years nursing experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/19/2018
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