UNIVERSITY OF IOWA CLINICAL COORDINATOR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

CLINICAL COORDINATORRequisition # 71808Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Wednesday, October 25th, 2017Advertising Started on:Wednesday, October 11th, 2017Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Ophthalmology & Visual ScienceSalarySalary:$25,226.00 - $37,929.00Pay Grade:4BJob DetailsPercent Time:50%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITYThe nursing clinical specialty coordinator will be responsible for coordinating care and interacting with inherited eye disease patients seen by the faculty members of the Genetic Eye Disease Service of the Department. This individual will also facilitate the participation of a subset of these inherited eye disease patients in clinical research studies. This individual will provide health education to patients, family members, ophthalmology residents, fellows and students.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOversee the general operations for the Genetic Eye Disease Service (GEDS).Provide direct patient care within the GEDS, including phlebotomy and skin biopsies.Collaborate with nursing, medical staff, and other health professionals in planning, delivering and evaluating care for genetic eye patient populations, including the acquisition and review of prior medical records, medical images and other data pertinent to the patients' visit to the University of Iowa.Work with the faculty of the GEDS to develop, implement and maintain uniform procedures for management of inherited eye disease patients including the appropriate referrals for Low Vision Rehabilitation.Coordinate and support clinical and educational experiences for ophthalmology residents and fellows.Participate in patient management to facilitate treatment plans.Provide specialized health education to the inherited eye disease patient population and health professional students and residents assisting in the care of this patient population.Ensure that the patient visits occurring within the GEDS meet or exceed all established documentation requirements.Coordinate care among multidisciplinary health professionals and ophthalmology support services.Serve as liaison between the faculty and staff of the GEDS and the faculty and staff of the Carver Nonprofit Genetic Testing Laboratory.Provide coaching and counseling to staff, students and residents to assure that desired outcomes are achieved.Organize research inquiries and requests from UIHC and non-UIHC providers and patients.Obtain informed consent and familial samples for research studiesAssist with IRB applications, modifications and updates.Education Required:Baccalaureate degree in NursingLicense to practice professional nursing in the State of IowaExperience Required:1-3 years RN experience in acute care or ambulatory clinic setting.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in fluent English.Must be proficient in computer software applications.Must demonstrate ability to provide excellent customer service.Desirable Qualifications:Three years of experience working in a clinical eye setting highly desired.Must have good working knowledge of human genetics highly desired.Some knowledge of University policies and procedures, and regulations.Experience with genetic eye diseases and genetic patients.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button l