QuarterLine Consulting Services (QuarterLine) provides professional health care staffing services to military hospitals and health clinics across the United States. We are currently seeking a full-time Clinical Nurse - Special Needs Coordinator at Andersen Air Force Base in Yigo, Guam.
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
The Clinical Nurse - Special Needs Coordinator will work between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
- The Clinical Nurse will establish and maintain procedures to identify family members with special medical and educational needs in a timely manner.
- The Special Needs Coordinator uses a multi-disciplinary and collaborative apporach with other key service providers, such as installation youth and childcare facilities, and officer and enlisted spouses groups, to ensure effective outreach and identification of special needs.
- Uses clinical assessment skills and maintains procedures to identify sponsors whose family members have special medical and education needs in a timely manner.
- Ensures all active duty sponsors known to the Air Force Personnel Center, and local Military Personnel Section and/or Commander Support staff where applicable, as having family members with special needs are identified in AF medical special needs data management systems.
- Provides clinical training to installation personnel and medical staff; and consultation as needed.
- Integrally involved in the Family Member Relocation Clearance (FRMC) process.
- Provides clinical oversight to ensure every AF sponsor with one or more family members with special needs assigned to the installation has a SN file maintained at the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).
- Collaborates with the Integrated Delivery System (IDS) and other interagency forums that provide family medical information and referrals to base and civilian agencies.
- Participates in EFMP quarterly case reviews to discuss and assess newly identified families, complex, or unmet clinical needs.
- Coordinates and participates in designated facility meetings.
- Completed medical record documentation and coding, and designated tracking logs and data reporting as required by local MTF/AF/DoD instructions, policies, and guidance.
Education. Shall be a graduate of associates (ADN) or baccalaureate degree (BSN) program
in nursing accredited by a national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.
License. Maintain an active, valid, current, and unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice nursing as a registered nurse in any US state/jurisdiction.
Experience. Minimum of 3 years for ADN/2 years for BSN full-time experience in nursing and care coordination.
Must possess knowledge in the following:
- Must have knowledge and skills to effectively apply SNC functions: a) Assessment: Identification of patients that need special medical and education needs/management; comprehensive collection of patient information and medical status; and continued evaluation of an established plan of care; b) Planning: Collaboration with the patient, family/caregiver, primary provider and other members of the health care team for developing an effective plan of care; c) Facilitation: Care coordination and communication among all involved parties; d) Advocacy: Support for the patient and family/caregivers to ensure identified education and appropriate, timely care coordination is received.
- Must be knowledgeable in medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]); accreditation standards of Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and The Joint Commission (TJC).
- Working knowledge of computer applications/software to include Microsoft Office programs, MS Outlook (e-mail), and internet familiarity is required.
- Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
- Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
- Must demonstrate ability to apply critical thinking skills and expertise in resolving complicated healthcare, social, interpersonal and financial patient situations.
- Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
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