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Peds Neuro Muscular Program Triage Nurse - Duke Hospital - Lenox Baker Children's Hospital

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together. -About Duke University Hospital -Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more. Duke Nursing Highlights: -

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
  • 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!
  • Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility) -Clinical Nurse II - Duke University Hospital - Day Shift -Duke University Health System- Duke University Hospital seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together. - -Department Profile:
    The Children's Health Center and Lenox Baker Children's Hospital at Duke University Hospital is comprised of pediatric outpatient clinics. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.

    The -Neuromuscular Dystrophy Program (NMD) at -Duke -Children's is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience.

    This position, of Neuromuscular Nurse Coordinator, will provide triage support and care coordination for this high acuity patient population in collaboration with dynamic multidisciplinary -teams. - This position will work closely with the faculty directors of Pediatric Neurology, Pulmonology, and Cardiology. - We are looking for someone with the ability to establish a strong rapport with patients and families by phone, coordinate services, and -provide education and nursing support to patients and families in and out of the clinic setting. -
    The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • A solid background in Pediatric Nursing
  • Experience with telephone triage or managed care coordination
  • Strong oral /written communication skills, software navigation abilities (EPIC experience preferred)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexible attitude with the ability to function both independently and as a team member, assisting patients/ families through home care coordination and in the clinic setting
  • Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others -
    Work Performed
    • Coordinate and lead the weekly NMD clinic care team meeting including review upcoming weeks patient needs, review of new patient referrals, and follow up on diagnostic testing
    • Triage calls resolving problems within scope; gather relevant information and coordinate follow-up with providers to develop plan and convey plan back to patients. - Attend clinic to meet and begin patient education with all new patients. - Document communication in Maestro care and manage inbasket messages regarding care. -
    • Patient care coordination will be done in an office setting or hybrid model on non-clinic days
    • Being onsite for clinic days to help with direct patient care
    • Patient care coordination involves assisting with refills, entering labs/studies needed during appointments, triage patient phone calls, coordinating various appointments/studies, etc., prior authorizations
    • Preorder -labs for outpatient procedures
    • Coordinate new patient appointments assuring all necessary medical records, neuroimaging, and labs have been obtained from outside facilities
    • Coordinate diagnostic testing and outpatient appointments here at Duke, or at an outside facilities -
      Work Hours & Shifts:
      Full Time: Hours may vary, but will typically fall within a standard Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm schedule. - -Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
      • Previous work experience (1+ years) as a clinical nurse is required.
      • Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (or higher), Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program is required. -All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date
        Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
        • Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
        • BLS (or higher) certification required.
        • Professional specialty certification (preferred). - 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 department. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Peds Neuro Muscular Program Triage Nurse - Duke Hospital - Lenox Baker Children's Hospital, Hospitality & Tourism , Durham, North Carolina

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