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Registered Nurse- Cleft and Craniofacial Program Specialty Coordinator

Company: Indiana University Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

IU Health is Indiana's #1 Healthcare system with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members! If you are searching for a chance to use your expert knowledge to improve the lives of patients and their families, IU Health, has the career opportunity you are looking for!

IU Health has an outstanding opportunity available for a Cleft & Craniofacial Nurse Coordinator to support the Riley Outpatient Plastic Surgery service line. This is a full-time, fully benefit eligible role that works Monday-Friday, day shift, with flexibility. No weekends, no holidays, no call! If you are a nurse, looking for the next step in your career, apply today! We would love to hear from you!

As part of an award-winning hospital system, our part-time and full-time team members have access to a comprehensive benefits package, which includes, Competitive pay, Development opportunities, Tuition reimbursement, Matching 401k, Paid medical leave, and health, dental and vision insurance.

The Cleft & Craniofacial Nurse Coordinator works with fellow team coordinators to facilitate the function and efficiency of the team, ensuring coordinated care for patients and families. This role is responsible for assisting families in understanding, coordinating, and implementing treatment plans.

Responsibilities include ensuring that providers and patients are coordinated appropriately for each cleft and craniofacial team visit. This position will prepare patient records for each patient's cleft team visit, which includes requesting reports, test results, or other pertinent information from community providers to ensure care is coordinated and comprehensive. On clinic day, this position will assist with managing clinic flow, answering family questions, and serving as a resource for fellow team members. The coordinator will assist with leading the team conference, making sure to document and understand the recommendations and overall treatment plan for each patient. This position will follow up on patients after clinic to review the team's recommendations, ensure parental understanding of the treatment plan, offer post-clinic counseling, provide educational information and arrange referrals as needed.

Other duties include managing incoming clinical phone triage; creating educational materials for patients and families; and assisting with coordinating educational opportunities for team members, families, and the community. This role will be responsible for helping orient new team members, assisting with data collection and supporting research projects for the team. The nurse in this position will act as a role model, resource person and member of the leadership team, as well as keeping the organization's mission and vision at the forefront of all patient care and system activities.

  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN).
  • Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Degree from a nursing program accredited through the ACEN or CCNE with a current Indiana Registered Nurse License.
  • Two years experience in an ambulatory setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of procedures for performing the functions appropriate to the specific clinical area and familiarity with designated pieces of equipment and supplies.
  • Requires ability to coordinate a number of functions for a group of patients in an effective timely manner.
  • Requires ability to assess patients without face-to-face interaction.
  • Requires awareness and understanding of legal implications of patient care activities and performance as a Registered Nurse.

    About Us

    • Indiana University Health has more than 34,000 team members, including more than 3,600 physicians and 1,200 advanced practice providers, and we're home to the largest nursing network in Indiana with more than 9,000 nursing team members at over 800 sites of care.
    • Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive healthcare system with hospitals and specialties ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
    • A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine - one of the nation's largest medical schools - gives patients access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team members access to the latest science and the very best training - advancing healthcare for all.
    • With 16 hospitals, including eight with Magnet designation and five with Pathways to Excellence designation, our team members are leading the way through excellence.
    • At Indiana University Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross training development.
    • Indiana University Health is invested in the lives of Hoosiers, leading the transformation of healthcare to make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.

      About the Team

      Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

Keywords: Indiana University Health, Indianapolis , Registered Nurse- Cleft and Craniofacial Program Specialty Coordinator, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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