Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Coordinator - Patient Blood Management
In this role, the successful candidate The Program Coordinator for the Patient Blood Management program is responsible for management, continuous improvement and maintenance of the programs administrative and clinical operations. This individual ensures high quality, cost effective utilization of medical services by planning, implementing and evaluating resources and processes to provide excellent patient care. As the primary patient liaison, the Coordinator will work on bridging the communication gap between NYULHs Healthcare providers and Jehovahs Witness patients. The Coordinator will also be responsible for implementing a strategy to recruit bloodless patients and conduct outreach to JW community, to expand the program and improve the JW patient experience. The Coordinator will provide excellent patient care coordination and maintain constant communications with patients and their families, during the entire continuum of care.
Serves as operational lead for the Patient Blood Management Program, and serves as the primary point of contact for hospital staff as well as Jehovahs Witness patients contacting NYULH for medical services (both surgery and medicine patients).
Provides clinical care coordination and consultation to patients by working with clinicians on optimizing patients, providing ad hoc consultations for patients to discuss their options, and coordinating inter-hospital patient transfers.
Formulates a plan of care, along with the attending physician, consulting physicians, patient, family and other members of the interdisciplinary team for both preoperative and postoperative bloodless patients, based on expected goals of care and length of stay, care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access and cost-effective outcomes. Solicits additional medical information when necessary and discusses and documents clinical alternatives acceptable to patient.
Responsible for JW community outreach and building strong relationships with leaders in the JW community, to recruit patients and expand the program.
Collects and compiles data, statistics and other material for data related to the Bloodless Medicine Program and research related to the program for the care of bloodless patients.
Demonstrates an ability to diplomatically interact and maintain close liaison with a variety of internal and external groups including (but not limited to) Hospital Liaison Committees for Jehovahs Witnesses, Watchtower, Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, VBM, Transfusion Safety Committee, NY Blood Center, third party payers, physicians offices and all levels of NYU management.
Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers, staff members and other health professionals. Provides on-going education to staff thorough the Medical Center on appropriate cultural preferences to ensure that JW patients feel respected and comfortable. Creates educational resources for clinicians, nurses and residents about bloodless patient care and proposed protocols.
Establishes best practices, improvement processes, and clinical workflows regarding bloodless patient care and blood conservation including, but not limited to, working with IT, hospital operations and nursing leadership. Works collaboratively with various clinical services to create, maintain and update policies and procedures and blood management guidelines per evidence-based health care literature.
Respects and maintains confidentiality of all patient, physician, staff and hospital related information.
Assists and supports similar clinical programs and patient care coordination as needed.
Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and is not to be considered as all-inclusive.
This Position requires flexible working hours.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Current Registration as Professional Nurse in New York. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. At least five years of clinical nursing practice. Previous experience in bloodless patient care or critical care is preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or Equivalent Experience Prior knowledge of Jehovah's Witness community and external organizations.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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