RN Shift Coordinator Hematology Oncology Care Unit *CNH Daisy Team Awardee


Hematology/Oncology Care Unit (HCU): the 32-bed inpatient unit admits children of all ages with hematological and/or oncology, and blood and marrow transplant inpatient clinical needs. They work closely with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic and Infusion clinic to meet patient’s needs.
Significant populations include:
· Newly diagnosed oncology diseases (leukemia/lymphoma, solid tumors, neuro oncology)
· Chemotherapy
· Sickle cell disease
· Pain crisis in hemoglobinopathy
· Fever/neutropenia
· Bacteremia
· Anemia/blood disorders
· Acute chest syndrome/pneumonia
· Thrombocytopenia
· Blood and marrow and hematopoectic stem cell transplantation
All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, ***** and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. The Shift Coordinator, on a shift to shift basis, directs the activities of and/or participates as a member of the patient care delivery team. In collaboration with unit leadership, participates in planning, managing and evaluating unit based clinical care and ensuring that continuity of care is maintained.

Roles Responsibility
Participate/support Shared Leadership, Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey, Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice, Accountable for supporting/participating in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process, Participate in community activities, Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met, Assess and modify skill mix and staffing levels using manager or clinical coordinator for complex issues, Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues, Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs, Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills by adopting techniques for specific situations, Provide performance feedback to all staff in a constructive, timely manner, Effectively manage conflict resolution, Serve as consumer advocate for patient/family concerns, Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff, Ensure that patient/family educational needs are met, Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance, Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation, Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation, Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication, Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors, and co-workers, Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Desired Qualification
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Full Time
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