• RN Clinical Coordinator

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44999
    Category
    Nursing - Outpatient
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Kids First Pine Bluff
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Post End Date
    9/25/2018
  • Overview

    Schedule: Full-Time, Days.   Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

     

    The RN Clinical Coordinator works as a part of an interdisciplinary team to clinical nursing care for children enrolled in UAMS Kids First Clinics.  KIDS FIRST serves children with special healthcare needs ranging in age from six weeks to five years. In our pediatric day healthcare clinics, children diagnosed as having a medical condition known to place them at risk for developmental delays and disabilities receive intensive intervention.

    Responsibilities

    The RN Clinical Coordinator works as a part of an interdisciplinary team to clinical nursing care for children enrolled in UAMS Kids First clinics. The RN Clinical Coordinator acts as a clinical resource for clinic staff and as a community liaison for children enrolled in the program and may temporarily assume the duties of the Clinic Director when designated.

    • Administers medications, treatments, and performs procedures according to UAMS and Kids First policies. Evaluates children to identify signs of illness or injury and intervenes appropriately.
    • Documents growth, nutrition, and health data, and evaluates for trends.
    • Coordinates and completes nursing intake/ health assessment history and ongoing nursing assessments to monitor progress at established intervals.
    • Actively works with referral sources to coordinate care and communicate progress. Collaborates with Medical Director, Director of Nursing, Registered Dietitian, Primary Care Physicians, Subspecialty Providers, UAMS resources and others to inform, implement, and revise plan of care as needed.
    • .Encourages families to take an active role in supporting their child’s development using principles of Family Centered Care. Engages families as part of the treatment team. Models positive communication. Other duties (oral and written) as assigned by supervisor, director and/or other Kids First leadership. May temporarily assume the duties of the Clinic Director in their absence.
    • Supports the academic model of Kids First by participating in the training of students. Teaching/learning needs of patients and families are identified, addressed, and documented. 

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS.
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only).
    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family.
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000.
    • Leave Time: 11 paid holidays annually, 22.5 days of annual vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave.
    • Career Training Opportunities.
    • Salary offered commensurate to experience 

    Qualifications

    Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing.  Valid RN License, 2 years of Registered Nursing experience. Must have current CPR Instructor Status or eligible to obtain within 6 months of hire.  Excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, strong work ethics and accountability.

     

    Preferred: 2 years or more nursing experience In Pediatrics.

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