RN Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator, Neuro Oncology
Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: April 3, 2021
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RN Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator, Neuro Oncology Category
Nursing Job Type Full time Job Id R213211 If you're ready to be
part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take
the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is
waiting to be discovered.-- Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator
(RN), Neuro Oncology Monday-Friday, 10 Hour Shifts This position is
for an RN supporting the Neuro Oncology Cancer Care Program as a
Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator caring for adults with CNS
malignancies including, glioblastomas, astrocytomas and
medulloblastomas as well as secondary CNS malignancies and patients
with neurologic complications from their cancer or cancer
therapies. We are looking for a collaborative and compassionate RN
with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills who is
excited to join our dynamic team in taking care of this complex
patient population. This is a Stanford Health Care job.
A Brief Overview
The primary responsibility of Multidisciplinary Care Coordinators
(MCC) in the Cancer Service Line is to serve as a coordinator of
clinical care ensuring timely access and seamless coordination of
services throughout the continuum of cancer care. The MCC meets
with patient and families to provide emotional support, patient
education, teaching, and guidance following the diagnosis of cancer
through treatment, survivorship, and end stage disease, if
necessary. The MCC provides clinical information, education, and
shares knowledge regarding support services and resources. The MCC
facilitates rapid scheduling and coordination of follow-up care.
The MCC is a professional member of the multidisciplinary care team
promoting optimal patient care. May provide direct patient care in
Stanford Health Care - Palo Alto
What you will do
- Places orders in conjunction with residents or other members of
the care team for verification.
- Receives clinical escalations from the call center during
- Answers all clinical CRMs, faxes, emails, staff messages, and
patient messages escalated by administrative and other staff.
- Answers any non-clinical CRMs, faxes, emails, staff messages,
and patient messages escalated by administrative and other
- Triage and symptom management during working hours and
follow-up on issues escalated by administrative and other
- Authorizes prescription refills using a clinic refill
- Contacts Bed Control to facilitate admission to the
- Prepares the clinic for patients to be seen.
- Reviews patients PROMIS Survey responses for relevant answers,
assesses, and refers to appropriate supportive services (e.g.,
nutrition, social work, etc.).
- Refers patients to other health care providers near their home
(e.g., chemotherapy, medical oncology, etc.).
- Attends disposition rounds, where appropriate, and updates
- Visits patients in ITA where possible.
- Visits patients on day of surgery and communicates with
- Accompanies care team in patient visits.
- Collaborates with care team about treatment plan.
- Translates complex medical terminology and answers
- Educates patient and family members.
- Provides support for quality of life and other issues for
- Coordination with members of Administrative Work Cell.
- Reviews PROMIS and other patient reported outcomes.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited academic
- RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State
- BLS - Basic Life Support certificate issued by the American
- Two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse
- 1+ year in ambulatory care or community health nursing
- Experience within oncology (preferred)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated clinical competence and advanced knowledge in area
- Demonstrated skills in teaching, communication,
problem-solving, and project development/management required
- Ability to anticipate, assess, plan for, and manage physical,
psychological, and social needs of the patient and family/caregiver
and provide appropriate support, comfort, and reassurance
- Ability to apply a professional nursing code of ethics and
professional guidelines to clinical practice
- Ability to be a resource for all employees assigned area of
- Ability to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary,
modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual
- Ability to integrate patient care with other members of the
interdisciplinary health care team and provide direction or
guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of
responsibility to ensure quality care
- Ability to observe changes in the medical condition of patients
and effectively communicate these changes to other nursing staff
members and physicians
- Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care
to all patients through the nursing process and standards of
nursing practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of
- Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional
- Knowledge of current theories, principles, practices,
standards, emerging technologies, techniques and approaches in the
nursing profession, and the health care system, and the
responsibility and accountability for the outcome of practice
- Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and
guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and
department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures
governing the provision of nursing care in the area of
- Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and
patient privacy rights
- Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive
These principles apply to ALL employees:
SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family
Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and
an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates
for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute
C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each
other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience
and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.
Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and
families to focus on health, healing and recovery.
You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars,
from the patient and family's perspective:
- Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective
- Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at
better outcomes and better health
- Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through
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