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The NYOH IOD Nurse Coordinator role will include: 1) functional and psychosocial assessment of patient to identify barriers to care/adherence; 2) facilitate timely and comprehensive formal education on drug/symptom management; 3) strategically scheduled telephonic outreach directed toward identifying early indications of lack of adherence and/or side effects, and for ongoing symptom management; 4) early intervention to prevent unnecessary utilization or urgent/acute care services and drug waste; 5) clinical resource for patient assistance application process; 6) clinical data reporting for NCODA projects; 7) support NYOH participation in value-based projects; 8) interface with IOD pharmacist to coordinate drug dispensing and follow-up medical services.
Current IOD volume of approximately 350 prescriptions weekly to include oral chemotherapy, drugs with high risk for serious complications if regimen not adhered to (e.g. anticoagulants), and hormone-blocking therapy (reported low adherence rates especially over time with resulting risk to long-term prognosis).
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. Minimum three years experience as a practicing registered nurse, oncology experience preferred. Current or pending oncology certification preferred. Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred. RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. BCLS.
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