Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator / Nuerosurgery / North Shore University Hospital more...
Location:Manhasset, NY
Company:Northwell Health
First posted:August 31, 2017

Job Description

As a Nurse Coordinator you will plan, direct, coordinate and implement programs. You will also evaluate patients' status, instructs appropriate staff regarding appropriate techniques, and acts as a resource person to the health care team. Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensures optimal quality of care for all patients in the Division.
  • Reviews all protocols to maintain quality control and patient safety, and to assist Physicians with patient's compliance.
  • Assists staff with assessing patient needs and developing a plan of care and assures proper documentation of all treatments, Nursing assessments and patient reactions.
  • Monitors study patient status and compiles clinical research data to determine effectiveness of treatments for the health system and affiliates.
  • Reviews all protocol patient charts including physical exams, lab reports, radiographic films/scans surgery and reports for relevant information.
  • Verifies that proper drug dosage and schedules have been followed and tests necessary for optimal evaluations are completed on a timely fashion.
  • Evaluates, extracts and summarizes necessary data, accurately recording it on study forms and flow sheets for computer analysis. Submits all required data in a timely manner.
  • Obtains follow-up information on patients according to a set schedule and recognizes and reports problems with protocol compliance to ensure prompt resolution.
  • Instructs Department staff of appropriate Nursing techniques therefore ensuring that patients are eligible for a particular treatment.
  • Collaborates with the Physicians in evaluation of all patients for programs.
  • Ensures that appropriate baseline studies have been completed and the Physician has followed informed consent procedure and obtained necessary signatures.
  • Oversees, orients and instructs Department staff to provide quality patient care and perform accurate research.
  • Provides instruction in various protocols, necessary procedures, and possible complications.
  • Ensures adequate staffing to meet program needs and provides a detailed orientation about the specific tasks relevant to research studies.
  • Evaluates staff competence performance according to policy.
  • Participates in the hiring and supervising of the staff.
  • Assists in the hiring, training, disciplining, and supervision of staff.
  • Assists in ensuring that performance appraisals are completed on a timely basis.


  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing, required.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
  • Minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible experience, required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), required.

Our Culture Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: (please use the apply button below) Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.

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