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Cleveland Clinic Coordinator Oncology Care in Akron, Ohio

Job ID: 144626

Under the guidance of the Director, Cancer Center, the Coordinator, Oncology Care is responsible for coordination of multidisciplinary clinic programs and care continuum for patients diagnosed and/or to receive therapy at the Medical Center.

  • Coordinates multidisciplinary clinic programs including program development and services.

  • Navigates the care continuum for patients by collaborating with the Medical Director, referring physicians and other professionals. Acts as a ""compass"" for patients diagnosed and/or receiving therapy at the Medical Center.

  • Ensures timely scheduling of diagnostic work-up, results reporting and communications between patients and the multidisciplinary team.

  • Promotes the multidisciplinary team process and ensures patient receives necessary referrals and follow-up.

  • Provides efficient and effective care for patients and families utilizing resources efficiently and effectively. Keeps current with emerging technologies and treatment trends.

  • Coordinates cancer related patient/staff education programs, projects, services and groups.

  • Assists with community events such as health screenings and detection support. Evaluates the effectiveness and results of such programs and services and is involved with outcomes research.

  • Compiles and analyzes Quality Improvement data and benchmarking.

  • Serves as a patient advocate by promoting timely, competent and compassionate care.

  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains required CPR (BLS).

  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • BSN. Master's degree preferred.

Certifications:

  • current RN license in the State of Ohio. OCN certified by the Oncology Nursing Society.

  • Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS).

Complexity of Work:

  • Knowledge of oncology prevention diagnosis disease process and symptom management.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with patients and multidisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to effectively interpret analyze and respond to difficult patient care situations.

  • Understanding of adult and geriatric patient needs.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient personal computer skills.

Work Experience:

  • Five years nursing experience including two years in oncology required.

  • Experience in case management mental health program development and community health/home care preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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