CLINICAL ONCOLOGY/HEMATOLOGY COORDINATOR (91000716)
Eskenazi Health

Indianapolis, Indiana

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Division:Eskenazi Health

Sub-Division:Hospital

Req ID:15448

Schedule:Full Time

Shift:Days

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care team makes appropriate revisions to the plan of care
  • Completes all scheduling of new patients to oncology/hematology utilizing the scheduling software
  • Functions as the main point of contact for referring community and internal physicians including communication regarding patient issues/treatment status, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Functions as the main point of contact for patients and families, assisting them with scheduling appointments, prescription refills, test result communication, or other health care needs via in-person or telephonic contact, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Obtains any pre-certification/pre-authorization needed for required services and medication
  • Provides education throughout the continuum of care to patients, families, staff members and physicians as needed, including care for cancer-related pain, chemotherapy education, palliative care and hospice services
  • Assists in the development, planning and implementation of oncology/hematology patient care protocols and clinic policies and procedures; assists in training staff as needed in policies and procedures
  • Serves as the gatekeeper of clinical information and ensures compliance with federally mandated patient reporting; participates in performance improvement efforts and outcomes monitoring as needed
  • Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes to assure quality outcomes and cost-effective care
  • Responsible for the reporting and management of patient care data
  • Participates on the Tumor Board
  • Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college/university required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical nursing experience required; three years preferred
  • Current Indiana license as an RN or eligibility for license in Indiana
  • Advanced nursing skills: skills in operating specialized equipment, competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures, effective communication skills incorporating listening
  • Effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
  • Ability to function as member/leader of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately utilizing clinical expertise
  • Ability to effectively communicate, and follow oral/written instructions
  • Ability to record/interpret information accurately and assess and respond to patient status or needs
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to clinical practice situations
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs; ability to use age appropriate communication skills; age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
Non-ExemptThe Clinical Oncology/Hematology Coordinator coordinates a collaborative, patient-centered model of care that provides a comprehensive clinical experience, addressing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of patients. This position facilitates the outpatient oncology/hematology care process and the follow-up care of those individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders. The role is one of collaboration and coordination with referring community and internal physicians, nursing leadership, infusion staff, other clinical oncology nurses/coordinators, inpatient nurses and physicians, and other members of the health care team.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuous personal contact with patients, visitors, health team members, students, inter/intra departmental personnel to provide/obtain services for patient/visitors
  • Frequent external contact with patients' families, health care agencies, and social service agencies to obtain/provide information or make referrals
  • Physical stamina, considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
  • Ability to perform duties and effectively respond in stressful environment, mentally and physically
  • Care or effort to avoid injury and infection
  • Must be mentally capable of processing information quickly
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changing situations, workload, and/or patient assignments
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or equipment, including overhead)
  • Ability to push and/or pull 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or patient equipment)
  • Ability to respond immediately/move quickly to emergency situations in unit and hospital
  • May not work with devices that limit ability to perform duties or impede hand washing
  • Ability to stand and walk about 6 to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to squat, stoop, bend twist and kneel in order to meet patient needs and/or in order to work with patient equipment
  • Willingness and ability to arrive at work during severe weather conditions (snow, wind, hail, thunderstorms, dust, and extreme heat/cold)
  • Ability to participate in CPR on appropriate population
  • Willingness and ability to acquire all infusion certifications within two years
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times
  • Typical clinic/hospital environment
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, infections
  • Risk of injury from lifting/moving patients and/or equipment, injury from combative patients
  • May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus

Job Role Summary

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care team makes appropriate revisions to the plan of care
  • Completes all scheduling of new patients to oncology/hematology utilizing the scheduling software
  • Functions as the main point of contact for referring community and internal physicians including communication regarding patient issues/treatment status, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Functions as the main point of contact for patients and families, assisting them with scheduling appointments, prescription refills, test result communication, or other health care needs via in-person or telephonic contact, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Obtains any pre-certification/pre-authorization needed for required services and medication
  • Provides education throughout the continuum of care to patients, families, staff members and physicians as needed, including care for cancer-related pain, chemotherapy education, palliative care and hospice services
  • Assists in the development, planning and implementation of oncology/hematology patient care protocols and clinic policies and procedures; assists in training staff as needed in policies and procedures
  • Serves as the gatekeeper of clinical information and ensures compliance with federally mandated patient reporting; participates in performance improvement efforts and outcomes monitoring as needed
  • Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes to assure quality outcomes and cost-effective care
  • Responsible for the reporting and management of patient care data
  • Participates on the Tumor Board
  • Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college/university required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical nursing experience required; three years preferred
  • Current Indiana license as an RN or eligibility for license in Indiana
  • Advanced nursing skills: skills in operating specialized equipment, competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures, effective communication skills incorporating listening
  • Effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
  • Ability to function as member/leader of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately utilizing clinical expertise
  • Ability to effectively communicate, and follow oral/written instructions
  • Ability to record/interpret information accurately and assess and respond to patient status or needs
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to clinical practice situations
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs; ability to use age appropriate communication skills; age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
Non-ExemptThe Clinical Oncology/Hematology Coordinator coordinates a collaborative, patient-centered model of care that provides a comprehensive clinical experience, addressing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of patients. This position facilitates the outpatient oncology/hematology care process and the follow-up care of those individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders. The role is one of collaboration and coordination with referring community and internal physicians, nursing leadership, infusion staff, other clinical oncology nurses/coordinators, inpatient nurses and physicians, and other members of the health care team.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuous personal contact with patients, visitors, health team members, students, inter/intra departmental personnel to provide/obtain services for patient/visitors
  • Frequent external contact with patients' families, health care agencies, and social service agencies to obtain/provide information or make referrals
  • Physical stamina, considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
  • Ability to perform duties and effectively respond in stressful environment, mentally and physically
  • Care or effort to avoid injury and infection
  • Must be mentally capable of processing information quickly
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changing situations, workload, and/or patient assignments
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or equipment, including overhead)
  • Ability to push and/or pull 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or patient equipment)
  • Ability to respond immediately/move quickly to emergency situations in unit and hospital
  • May not work with devices that limit ability to perform duties or impede hand washing
  • Ability to stand and walk about 6 to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to squat, stoop, bend twist and kneel in order to meet patient needs and/or in order to work with patient equipment
  • Willingness and ability to arrive at work during severe weather conditions (snow, wind, hail, thunderstorms, dust, and extreme heat/cold)
  • Ability to participate in CPR on appropriate population
  • Willingness and ability to acquire all infusion certifications within two years
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times
  • Typical clinic/hospital environment
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, infections
  • Risk of injury from lifting/moving patients and/or equipment, injury from combative patients
  • May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care team makes appropriate revisions to the plan of care
  • Completes all scheduling of new patients to oncology/hematology utilizing the scheduling software
  • Functions as the main point of contact for referring community and internal physicians including communication regarding patient issues/treatment status, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Functions as the main point of contact for patients and families, assisting them with scheduling appointments, prescription refills, test result communication, or other health care needs via in-person or telephonic contact, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Obtains any pre-certification/pre-authorization needed for required services and medication
  • Provides education throughout the continuum of care to patients, families, staff members and physicians as needed, including care for cancer-related pain, chemotherapy education, palliative care and hospice services
  • Assists in the development, planning and implementation of oncology/hematology patient care protocols and clinic policies and procedures; assists in training staff as needed in policies and procedures
  • Serves as the gatekeeper of clinical information and ensures compliance with federally mandated patient reporting; participates in performance improvement efforts and outcomes monitoring as needed
  • Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes to assure quality outcomes and cost-effective care
  • Responsible for the reporting and management of patient care data
  • Participates on the Tumor Board
  • Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college/university required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical nursing experience required; three years preferred
  • Current Indiana license as an RN or eligibility for license in Indiana
  • Advanced nursing skills: skills in operating specialized equipment, competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures, effective communication skills incorporating listening
  • Effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
  • Ability to function as member/leader of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately utilizing clinical expertise
  • Ability to effectively communicate, and follow oral/written instructions
  • Ability to record/interpret information accurately and assess and respond to patient status or needs
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to clinical practice situations
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs; ability to use age appropriate communication skills; age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
Non-ExemptThe Clinical Oncology/Hematology Coordinator coordinates a collaborative, patient-centered model of care that provides a comprehensive clinical experience, addressing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of patients. This position facilitates the outpatient oncology/hematology care process and the follow-up care of those individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders. The role is one of collaboration and coordination with referring community and internal physicians, nursing leadership, infusion staff, other clinical oncology nurses/coordinators, inpatient nurses and physicians, and other members of the health care team.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuous personal contact with patients, visitors, health team members, students, inter/intra departmental personnel to provide/obtain services for patient/visitors
  • Frequent external contact with patients' families, health care agencies, and social service agencies to obtain/provide information or make referrals
  • Physical stamina, considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
  • Ability to perform duties and effectively respond in stressful environment, mentally and physically
  • Care or effort to avoid injury and infection
  • Must be mentally capable of processing information quickly
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changing situations, workload, and/or patient assignments
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or equipment, including overhead)
  • Ability to push and/or pull 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or patient equipment)
  • Ability to respond immediately/move quickly to emergency situations in unit and hospital
  • May not work with devices that limit ability to perform duties or impede hand washing
  • Ability to stand and walk about 6 to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to squat, stoop, bend twist and kneel in order to meet patient needs and/or in order to work with patient equipment
  • Willingness and ability to arrive at work during severe weather conditions (snow, wind, hail, thunderstorms, dust, and extreme heat/cold)
  • Ability to participate in CPR on appropriate population
  • Willingness and ability to acquire all infusion certifications within two years
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times
  • Typical clinic/hospital environment
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, infections
  • Risk of injury from lifting/moving patients and/or equipment, injury from combative patients
  • May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus

Job Requirements

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care team makes appropriate revisions to the plan of care
  • Completes all scheduling of new patients to oncology/hematology utilizing the scheduling software
  • Functions as the main point of contact for referring community and internal physicians including communication regarding patient issues/treatment status, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Functions as the main point of contact for patients and families, assisting them with scheduling appointments, prescription refills, test result communication, or other health care needs via in-person or telephonic contact, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Obtains any pre-certification/pre-authorization needed for required services and medication
  • Provides education throughout the continuum of care to patients, families, staff members and physicians as needed, including care for cancer-related pain, chemotherapy education, palliative care and hospice services
  • Assists in the development, planning and implementation of oncology/hematology patient care protocols and clinic policies and procedures; assists in training staff as needed in policies and procedures
  • Serves as the gatekeeper of clinical information and ensures compliance with federally mandated patient reporting; participates in performance improvement efforts and outcomes monitoring as needed
  • Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes to assure quality outcomes and cost-effective care
  • Responsible for the reporting and management of patient care data
  • Participates on the Tumor Board
  • Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college/university required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical nursing experience required; three years preferred
  • Current Indiana license as an RN or eligibility for license in Indiana
  • Advanced nursing skills: skills in operating specialized equipment, competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures, effective communication skills incorporating listening
  • Effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
  • Ability to function as member/leader of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately utilizing clinical expertise
  • Ability to effectively communicate, and follow oral/written instructions
  • Ability to record/interpret information accurately and assess and respond to patient status or needs
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to clinical practice situations
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs; ability to use age appropriate communication skills; age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
Non-ExemptThe Clinical Oncology/Hematology Coordinator coordinates a collaborative, patient-centered model of care that provides a comprehensive clinical experience, addressing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of patients. This position facilitates the outpatient oncology/hematology care process and the follow-up care of those individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders. The role is one of collaboration and coordination with referring community and internal physicians, nursing leadership, infusion staff, other clinical oncology nurses/coordinators, inpatient nurses and physicians, and other members of the health care team.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuous personal contact with patients, visitors, health team members, students, inter/intra departmental personnel to provide/obtain services for patient/visitors
  • Frequent external contact with patients' families, health care agencies, and social service agencies to obtain/provide information or make referrals
  • Physical stamina, considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
  • Ability to perform duties and effectively respond in stressful environment, mentally and physically
  • Care or effort to avoid injury and infection
  • Must be mentally capable of processing information quickly
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changing situations, workload, and/or patient assignments
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or equipment, including overhead)
  • Ability to push and/or pull 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or patient equipment)
  • Ability to respond immediately/move quickly to emergency situations in unit and hospital
  • May not work with devices that limit ability to perform duties or impede hand washing
  • Ability to stand and walk about 6 to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to squat, stoop, bend twist and kneel in order to meet patient needs and/or in order to work with patient equipment
  • Willingness and ability to arrive at work during severe weather conditions (snow, wind, hail, thunderstorms, dust, and extreme heat/cold)
  • Ability to participate in CPR on appropriate population
  • Willingness and ability to acquire all infusion certifications within two years
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times
  • Typical clinic/hospital environment
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, infections
  • Risk of injury from lifting/moving patients and/or equipment, injury from combative patients
  • May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care team makes appropriate revisions to the plan of care
  • Completes all scheduling of new patients to oncology/hematology utilizing the scheduling software
  • Functions as the main point of contact for referring community and internal physicians including communication regarding patient issues/treatment status, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Functions as the main point of contact for patients and families, assisting them with scheduling appointments, prescription refills, test result communication, or other health care needs via in-person or telephonic contact, documenting any such contacts in the patient medical record
  • Obtains any pre-certification/pre-authorization needed for required services and medication
  • Provides education throughout the continuum of care to patients, families, staff members and physicians as needed, including care for cancer-related pain, chemotherapy education, palliative care and hospice services
  • Assists in the development, planning and implementation of oncology/hematology patient care protocols and clinic policies and procedures; assists in training staff as needed in policies and procedures
  • Serves as the gatekeeper of clinical information and ensures compliance with federally mandated patient reporting; participates in performance improvement efforts and outcomes monitoring as needed
  • Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes to assure quality outcomes and cost-effective care
  • Responsible for the reporting and management of patient care data
  • Participates on the Tumor Board
  • Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college/university required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • One year of clinical nursing experience required; three years preferred
  • Current Indiana license as an RN or eligibility for license in Indiana
  • Advanced nursing skills: skills in operating specialized equipment, competence/accountability in preparing and administering medications and treatments according to policy and procedures, effective communication skills incorporating listening
  • Effective interviewing techniques with patients and staff
  • Knowledge of nursing theories, current clinical concepts, diseases/symptoms, trauma, treatments/medications, triage, appropriate diagnostic/therapeutic procedures and interventions
  • Ability to function as member/leader of a health care team, delegate responsibilities/duties appropriately utilizing clinical expertise
  • Ability to effectively communicate, and follow oral/written instructions
  • Ability to record/interpret information accurately and assess and respond to patient status or needs
  • Ability to apply clinical expertise to clinical practice situations
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data/interpret appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs; ability to use age appropriate communication skills; age appropriate cognitive abilities, skills, techniques and communications are detailed in the department/area/unit job specific/age specific competencies.
  • Maintains patient and family confidentiality
  • Maintains protected health information in accordance with HIPAA privacy guidelines and regulations
Non-ExemptThe Clinical Oncology/Hematology Coordinator coordinates a collaborative, patient-centered model of care that provides a comprehensive clinical experience, addressing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of patients. This position facilitates the outpatient oncology/hematology care process and the follow-up care of those individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders. The role is one of collaboration and coordination with referring community and internal physicians, nursing leadership, infusion staff, other clinical oncology nurses/coordinators, inpatient nurses and physicians, and other members of the health care team.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuous personal contact with patients, visitors, health team members, students, inter/intra departmental personnel to provide/obtain services for patient/visitors
  • Frequent external contact with patients' families, health care agencies, and social service agencies to obtain/provide information or make referrals
  • Physical stamina, considerable walking, standing, lifting/moving of patients
  • Ability to perform duties and effectively respond in stressful environment, mentally and physically
  • Care or effort to avoid injury and infection
  • Must be mentally capable of processing information quickly
  • Demonstrates flexibility in response to changing situations, workload, and/or patient assignments
  • Ability to lift 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or equipment, including overhead)
  • Ability to push and/or pull 20 to 30 lbs. (patients and/or patient equipment)
  • Ability to respond immediately/move quickly to emergency situations in unit and hospital
  • May not work with devices that limit ability to perform duties or impede hand washing
  • Ability to stand and walk about 6 to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to squat, stoop, bend twist and kneel in order to meet patient needs and/or in order to work with patient equipment
  • Willingness and ability to arrive at work during severe weather conditions (snow, wind, hail, thunderstorms, dust, and extreme heat/cold)
  • Ability to participate in CPR on appropriate population
  • Willingness and ability to acquire all infusion certifications within two years
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times
  • Typical clinic/hospital environment
  • Exposure to communicable diseases, infections
  • Risk of injury from lifting/moving patients and/or equipment, injury from combative patients
  • May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from clinic or hospital campus

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis


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