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Nurse Coordinator- Pediatric Rheumatology- Physician Practice

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better.

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community.

Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The Nurse Coordinator utilizes effective communication and collaboration skills, and ensures coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff and other disciplines/departments to facilitate positive patient outcomes.


A day in the life of a Nurse Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

Determines the requirements for nursing care by systemic assessment of the patient and family; establishment of nursing diagnosis; consideration of therapeutic plans of other health care professionals; delineation of short and long term nursing goals; and assessment of educational needs for patients and family members.

Evaluates effectiveness and revises the nursing care plan as indicated.

Collaborates with the physician and other health care professionals and implements a comprehensive plan of care for each patient and family.

Records findings of nursing assessment, goals, plan and outcomes of nursing intervention(s).

Coordinates diagnostic tests prescribed by the physician.

Coordinates weekly status checks and follow-up clinics by assisting patients to prepare for examination; assisting physician with examination; and educating patients, when needed, for complying with recommendations of the physician.

Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).

Acts as a resource nurse for protocol groups and coordinates data management.

Other duties and/or projects as assigned.

Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Graduate of a NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Current NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.

Maintains American Heart Association Basic Life Support HCP Certification.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Job ID 2024-147580

Department Pediatric Rheumatology P

Site HMH Physician Services, Inc.

Job Location US-NJ-Hackensack

Position Type Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week 40

Shift Day

Shift Hours 8:30 a.m- 5 p.m

Weekend Work No Weekends Required

On Call Work No On-Call Required

Holiday Work No Holidays Required

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack , Nurse Coordinator- Pediatric Rheumatology- Physician Practice, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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