000536

Job Title: Clinical Coordinator, Neonatal Follow-Up Program
Class Code: 000536

Job Summary

Coordinate multi-disciplinary patient follow-up program. Record anthropometric data, obtain patient histories, perform developmental screening, retrieve, organize, and present patient information to medical staff, and provide information to private pediatricians, consultant physician sub-specialists, and intervention services. Answer questions and provide education for parents.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate program activities related to patient care, both locally, and regionally.

Oversee financial aspects for Follow-up Program, including budget maintenance, purchasing of supplies, etc.

Supervise clinical staff.

Liaison with patients, parents, community physicians and hospitals and local intervention service providers.

Coordinate and actively participate in local and regional follow-up efforts. Work with professional team in the evaluation of infants and pre-school children taking histories, recording anthropometric data, performing screening developmental assessments and communicating with families.

Participate in research related to the follow-up of high risk infants.

Teach outreach education involving neonatal care and follow-up and maintenance of program statistics.

Discharge planning of long-term high risk neonates and follow-up patients re-hospitalized for various reasons.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Kentucky Nursing Registration.

Experience

Three years of specialized experience in neonatal nursing. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.