RN Care Coordinator - Cardiac Surgery York

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 68294

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day (80 hours every two weeks)

Apple Hill Medical Center 25 Monument Road, York PA 17403

Job Description

Under general supervision, coordinates all aspects of treatment, evaluation, support services and education for cancerpatients. Coordinates clinical documentation from referring and treating physicians for each patient.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides initial intake phone contact with cancer and/or symptomatic patients.
  2. Introduces patient to the Health System.
  3. Serves as a consistent contact for patient/family throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment.
  4. Provides individualized information, support, and education regarding cancer.
  5. Coordinates appointments for consultations and physician visits.
  6. Notifies primary care and specialty care providers when patient is admitted to the Hospital.
  7. Follows patient via contact with inpatient nursing staff.
  8. Participates in interdisciplinary nursing rounds for inpatients (discharge planning process).
  9. Reinforces pre- and post-operative instructions and provides further education as appropriate.
  10. Maintains two way communication with providers’ offices in order to improve the process of coordinating care for cancer patients.
  11. Reports outcome of nursing/patient care/coordination activities to Oncology Service Line leadership.
  12. Identifies patient and/or provider needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs. Ensures delivery of quality services for patients.
  13. Collaborates with outreach/education coordinators for all service lines in the preparation and delivery of community and professional education programs.
  14. Collaborates with research team in clinical trials enrollment and data collection.
  15. Assists providers in teaching breast self-examination (BSE), as appropriate.
  16. Serves as a resource to cancer support groups and other activities.
  17. Revises and monitors educational materials to insure that they are coordinated, understandable, and meet the PFEAT standards.
  18. Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

Education / Experience

  • Current RN License in PA
  • 3-5 Years nursing experience is preferred


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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)