Nursing Program Coordinator (Experienced RN, BSN)-Duke Cancer Institute
Company: Duke University Health System
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion
services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in
their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities,
and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and
Durham, North Carolina.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
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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Shift: 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. This role will focus on
Care Coordination for the Duke Cancer Institute. - The Duke Cancer
Institute is ranked among the top four percent of U.S. centers
designated as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer
Center. - As a NPC, you will have the opportunity to work closely
with the Duke Cancer Institute team to initiate home care services
for those patients who need home health, hospice, or infusion
services. - The NPC plays an important role in patient and family
education. - The NPC will utilize their strong assessment skills
and clinical knowledge in order to fulfill our goal to provide the
patient/family coordination of exceptional care in the home
setting. JOB SUMMARY: - - - 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 through
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
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.
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
Education, Degrees and Formal Training:
BSN required. Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North
Carolina is required. BLS required.
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.
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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.
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