Nursing Program Coordinator-Infusion Services Coordination/Education
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Duke Homecare & Hospice Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice,
home health and infusion services as well as serves as the home for
the Duke Caregiver Support Program. Our Hospice team works closely
with a patient-----TMs physician to provide comprehensive,
individualized care in the comfort their home or at our inpatient
hospice facility located in Durham. Our team of nurses, therapists,
social workers, counselors, and chaplains help patients and their
families manage advanced medical conditions. Duke Home Health
provides services in a patient-----TMs home that include skilled
nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy,
social service, home health aides, and pain and wound management.
Our infusion team comes to a patient-----TMs home to administer
intravenous medications, including antibiotics and chemotherapy, to
children and adults. Our nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, and
patient services coordinators work under the direction of a
patient-----TMs doctor to monitor needs and treatment. Duke Nursing
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet
- Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year
as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
- Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of
Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for
being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
- Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
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Monday to Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM:: Every 8 weeks will be back up
for the weekend shift as needed. If the weekend shift worked, then
scheduled day off during the week.The DHCH Care Coordination team
consists of 12 Nursing Program Coordinators (NPC) working across
the 3 Duke hospitals. As a coordinator, you will have the
opportunity to work closely with the hospital team to include the
Case Manager, and Physician to initiate home care services for
those patients who need home health, hospice, or infusion services
at discharge. We provide education to the patient and their
caregiver related to the services needed to facilitate an
appropriate discharge plan. The NPC will utilize their strong
assessment skills and clinical knowledge in order to fulfill our
goal to provide the patient/family with a smooth transition to
- Responsible for the coordination of home health, hospice, and
infusion services for the hospitalized patient, clinic/outpatient
and/or patient in an alternative setting (i.e. extended care
facilities) by acquiring admission information and assessing the
appropriateness of home care services.
- Responsible for providing community education, responding to
customer requests and concerns, and interfacing with referral
sources, organizations, government agencies and third-party
- Participate in care team unit huddles and function as an
- Provide consultation to physicians, hospitals, and other
referral sources regarding home coordination and available services
- Meet with the referral source regularly to identify patient
population needs, referral process improvements and identify
patient/staff educational opportunities.MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Maintains current knowledge base of the comprehensive services,
products and supplies available through DHCH.
- Maintains current knowledge of federal and state regulatory
guidelines related to home care services.
- Remains current of reimbursement issues, and maintains
understanding of their impact on the delivery of home health,
hospice, and infusion services.
- Functions as an educational resource, providing consultation to
physicians, hospitals, and other referral sources regarding home
care coordination and available services through DHCH.
- Utilize comprehensive assessment skills to determine patients
appropriateness of home care and initiate development of a plan of
- Meet with referral sources regularly to identify patient
population needs, referral process improvements and identify
patient/staff educational opportunities.
- Maintains daily record of referral source/community contacts
and assists in identifying referral trends and needs.
- Initiates home care coordination in collaboration with referral
source, MD, patient/caregiver and central intake staff.
- Participate in patient case conferences. QUALIFICATIONS:To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Degrees and Formal Training:BSN required. Current or
compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina is required.
BLS required. Work Experience:Three years of nursing experience are
required. Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires
to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,
creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the
robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich
diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences
flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all
members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs
at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include
essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental
abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for
reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring
Keywords: Duke University Health System, Durham , Nursing Program Coordinator-Infusion Services Coordination/Education, Education / Teaching , Durham, North Carolina
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