Feb 18, 2020

Nurse Urology Impact Coordinator

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Responsibilities

IMPACT´s mission is to provide high quality FREE prostate cancer treatment to Californian men with little or no health insurance.
IMPACT partners with community providers, local health departments and other community-based health organizations to establish a growing network of health facilities statewide that evaluate and treat patients in their local communities across the state of California. Currently IMPACT has over 600 contracted health care providers statewide, covering the state from Northern California's Humboldt and Siskiyou Counties to Southern California's Los Angeles and San Diego Counties.

Join the team as the Nurse Coordinator of the IMPACT Program. This program has and oversee activities of the Public Administrative Analyst and Clinical Team. This position is responsible for the professional management and administrative/clinical leadership of the unit and works in close collaboration with the Clinical Team Manager, Program Administrator, and Program Medical Directors.
Oversee clinical operations (administrative, fiscal and clinical) for the State contracted prostate cancer treatment program, IMPACT. Maintain and modify clinical protocols, treatment trend statistics, cost benefit analysis and day-to-day oversight of the patient clinical treatment team. Track patient treatment utilization as it relates to the contract. Coordinate treatment activities with physicians and other clinical team staff. Implement nursing management systems to ensure processes meet program and contract objectives. Apply epidemiological principals to a statewide population identifying at-risk populations and train new clinical personnel in applying tools. Serve as clinical expert for all staff. Review and provide direct feedback as to work product and patient outcomes. Provide written and oral reports to Program Administrator and Medical Director on clinical activities. Act as a patient advocate. The incumbent will serve in the role of Nurse Coordinator, and serve as the primary contact for program patients and contracted physicians. Perform medical and social needs assessments and enter into program database. Serve as liaison and coordinate prostate cancer care with appropriate providers among program enrollees. Via phone call, work with patients in public and private clinic settings throughout the assigned counties in order to facilitate treatment and follow up by contracted providers. Provide patient and family education as it relates to prostate cancer and the patient’s treatment choices. Responsible for ongoing coordination and oversight of clinical care, telephonically manage patient care follow-up, patient education, data collection and quality assurance.

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited Nursing program. BSN or MSN degree required. CA RN license required. BLS Required.
Public Health case manager experience preferred
Knowledge of urological oncology preferred.
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership and direction to a diverse staff.
Skill to research and analyze information, problems, situation and procedures to define objectives, identify patters, and formulate conclusions.
Ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgment.
Demonstrated ability to implement patient care standards, clinical treatment plans and assessment tools to audit processes.
Demonstrated ability to perform analysis of clinical practices and nursing care, report findings in a concise and effective manner.
Skills in negotiating, exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.
Excellent resolution skills to plan activities among individuals and groups in a wide variety of working relationships.
Ability to utilize various computer programs including web-based database programs to input patient data information and track.outcomes.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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