The Clinical Nurse Coordinator is a member of the multidisciplinary team and supports a smooth transition of patients from diagnosis and active treatment into survivorship, chronic cancer management, or end-of-life care. The Clinical Nurse Coordinator demonstrates leadership in coordinating comprehensive and continuous patient-centered care through active collaboration, communication, and coordination of internal and community-based resources and services. Works across health care disciplines to assist in coordinating patient tests, procedures, appointments, and treatments, and assist patients in overcoming barriers to care. He/she provides education and resources to facilitate informed decision making and timely access to quality health and psychosocial care throughout all phases of the cancer continuum. The Nurse Coordinator is responsible for routine nursing aspects of the Cancer Program, which include clinical care, telephone triage, medication adherence, symptom management, management of patients on oral chemotherapy, data gathering and chart updating, patient education, and monitoring and follow-up of patients. The Clinical Nurse Coordinator collaborates with an interdisciplinary team to ensure high quality care across all delivery sites and serves as a single point of contact for patients, caregivers, referring physicians and the community.
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator works closely with physicians to develop data processes/analysis to track patient progress and outcomes. The Nurse Coordinator is responsible for participation in and compliance with all patient safety initiatives and regulations associated to the position.Conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.Is fully compliant with HIPAA regulations.
Credentials: Maine Registered Nurse License or eligible to obtain