Relief Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator (RN), Cutaneous Oncology (53302)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-18 2020-02-17
rn administration nursing hospital

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**Relief Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator (RN), Cutaneous Oncology (53302)**



+ Job Type:Relief

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.001/0

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:53302



**Job Description**



Relief Multidisciplinary Care Coordinator (RN/ Nurse Coordinator)

Cutaneous Oncology

8 Hour Days, Monday - Friday (As needed.)



The MCC in this position would support our multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology clinics, which includes our Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Clinic, and our innovative Supportive Dermatology Oncology team. This position would also have the opportunity to cross specialize in Head & Neck and Endocrine Oncology patient populations. Applicants will interact with oncology teams at the cancer center as a consultative service to manage skin related side effects that patients experience from cancer treatments. We provide evaluation, surveillance, and treatment for patients with cutaneous (skin) and more advanced melanoma, and advanced skin cancers, as well as those with atypical nevi (moles). These are fast-paced dynamic clinics with expert providers who love to teach. The MCC will have the ability to positively impact patients in regaining quality of life, and supporting patients to complete cancer therapy.



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.



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**Qualifications**



Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.



- Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher from an accredited academic institution



- 2 years of experience as a registered nurse (required)



- 1+ year in ambulatory care or community health nursing (preferred)



- Experience within oncology (preferred)



- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals from the American Heart Association



- Valid California Registered Nurse (RN) license at hire date - ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Biotherapy



-Certificate required within one year of hire



- 2 years of experience in a dermatology setting preferred



- Outpatient experience is a plus but not required



- Demonstrated clinical competence and advanced knowledge in area of practice



- 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 specialization



- Ability to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual patients



- 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 human experience



- Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area



- 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



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