Nurse Coordinator

Nurse Coordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Nurse Coordinator to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as liaison for internal departments as well as external customers such as community providers, suppliers and professional organizations;
  • Provides support to the unit Supervisor on special case reviews and projects;
  • Collaborates with all levels of management as well as with Medical Directors on complex inpatient admissions or reviews;
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned or directed;
  • Provides back-up in daily review activities in the event of staff absences or high volume case referrals;
  • Monitor patient while in the imaging area for change in status and make appropriate intervention or contact primary care givers for instruction;
  • Assess patients before administration of iodinated contrast for CT, MRI or other imaging studies. Obtain appropriate history including allergies;
  • Conscious Sedation: maintain medication records, security, records related to each patient;
  • Responsible for maintenance and storage of medication, syringe, catheter inventory;
  • Provide for safe and accurate administration of medication, intravenous fluids in accordance with physician orders and nursing standards;
  • Initiate care and discharge plan for patients after invasive procedures;
  • Responsible for ensuring that safety equipment is properly maintained by Security, notifying them if Banyan Box is locked;
  • Perform physical, psychological and cognitive status assessments of patients.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the appropriate protocol to be followed for a given diagnosis and the normative values of medical tests and procedures;
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook;
  • Knowledge of managed care activities;
  • Four years of clinical care, case management, or other related experience.