Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Ambulatory RN - BCMH for Cerebral Palsy

    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/25/2018 8:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Come work for an organization where everything matters.


    Full-time position, working 40 hours per week, Clinic is open Weekdays
    only, Day Shift/ 8am- 4:30pm with flexbility due to clinic. 

    Starting minimum payrate: $ 23.81/hr
    This position requires a BSN


    Location: Main Campus


    The Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Program, Hospital-Based Team Service Coordinator will assist with the effort to improve overall outcomes in the patient’s health status. The Service Coordinator must be a flexible problem solver on multiple levels, from patient-level, to disease population, to care system. 


    Service Coordination focuses on the broad range of services that are needed by the child with complex medical diagnoses / needs. It is a process that helps make sure that the child with special health care needs finds the services he/she needs, is linked with the right providers and has help getting care when care and services are either not available in the community or do not seem to be working for the child and family.  The team service coordinator will be a member of the CP interdisciplinary clinic specialty team and will collaborate with the patient’s family and BCMH Public Health Nurse, to ensure best outcomes.


    The Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) sponsors this program.


    The Service Coordinator will meet with the child and family to discuss and plan for their needs (this may include home visits).

    ·       Teach and review information about the child’s special care needs.


    ·        Help the child and family find service providers.


    ·        Develop a Comprehensive Service Plan in collaboration with the family and  the BCMH Public Health Nurse that identifies the names of all providers who are involved with the child, any needs that the child may have, who is responsible for meeting these needs and any special work that needs to be done to make sure the overall needs of the child are met.


    ·        Proficient with explaining the eligibility and benefits to enrolling in the Hospital-Based Team Service Coordination Program and the BCMH Care Plan billing process.


    ·         The Hospital-Based Team Service Coordinator will be available to the family as needed to respond to questions and concerns, and in times of crisis or unexpected events.



    ·         Demonstrates awareness of and support for the principle of Family Centered Care.


    ·         Communicates patient care needs/expectations/priorities to primary care physicians, specialty physicians, and other service providers.


    ·         Effectively relates and interacts with patient, families, and health care team and serves as a role model for others.


    ·         Effectively manages patient care through one or more of the following:

            a.      Delegating and coordinating care for patients

            b.      Care conferences

            c.       Clinical rounds

            d.      Other coordination activities


    ·         Collaborate with internal and community resources to promote a healthy lifestyle and prevent  escalation of health conditions;


    ·         Maintains professional standards and serves as a role model by setting professional goals and       participating in activities to meet goals.


    ·         Participates in clinic, hospital meetings, and shared governance/unit council.


    ·        Ασσιστσ ωιτη τηε Coordination of  research, quality improvement activities, and special projects.


    ·         Participates in evidence based practice through application of policy, review of literature, and/or participation in nursing research.


    ·         Accepts and supports change in a positive manner.




    ·         Practices professional nursing in accordance with ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and the NCH Care Manager job description.


    Minimum Requirements

    Graduate of an approved school of nursing, BSN required. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
    Three years pediatric clinical experience or equivalent combination of education/experience preferred.


    Minimum Physical
    1. Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.
    2. Must be able to work for extended periods on the phone.
    3. Must be able to travel to other settings to meet with and coordinate care for patients.


    EOE M/F/Disability/Vet



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