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Requisition #4347 - School Based Asthma RN - CMMI Grant - NURSE.com

Nationwide Children's Hospital Type Full time Posted 7/12/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/17/2014
OH - Ohio (All) - Columbus Referral - n/a -    

Come work for an organization where everything matters.

This is a part-time position working 20 hours per week.

Minimum hourly rate: $24.679.

Job description:
The Registered Nurse School-Based Asthma Therapy Program (SBAT) works collaboratively with the SBAT Nurse Practitioner to assess current needs of students enrolled in the SBAT Program to assist with enrolling new students and to maintain operations of the Program. The SBAT Registered Nurse communicates with the Nurse Practitioner and school nurses regarding the current needs of students currently enrolled in the SBAT program. The SBAT Nurse assesses key needs addresses local and systemic issues interfering with care assists school nurses and families in setting appropriate goals and tracks progress towards achieving those goals. The SBAT RN identifies high need students and activates the health care system on their behalf – this includes planning for care coordination and education and providing for patient safety and quality care. The SBAT Nurse assists the Nurse Practitioner and Program Manager in collecting and processing data to show potential improvements in the enrolled patients.

1) Implements interventions designed to improve health care and cost in the PFK population.

2) Coordinates with the school nurses and Nurse Practitioner to identify patients in need of the SBAT program.

3) Works closely with the SBAT Nurse Practitioner school nurses and families to maintain enrollment requirements for the SBAT Program to answer questions and concerns and to maintain processes to ensure school nurses and families have medication refills.

4) Works closely with the NCH Pharmacy to ensure timely medication refills for SBAT enrollees; coordinates medication distribution.

5) Expertly uses and serves as a resource for the nursing process Standards of Care clinical pathways and clinic specific competencies to:

a) Complete the appropriate health status assessment
b) Document a plan of care in the appropriate system including appropriate goals set with input from physicians and family
c) Evaluate patient care and patient’s response/progress
d) Reassess patients and revise plan of care as appropriate
e) Monitor patients’ needs for preventive care and assists in arranging for those services
f) Anticipate patient needs regarding organizing services additional needs etc.
g) Plan provide delegate motivate and evaluate patient/family education as appropriate
h) Collaborate effectively with all health care disciplines to facilitate optimal patient and family health and full potential
i) Refer/connect/collaborate with SBAT Physician Lead Nurse Practitioner & school nurses to assist in and provide resources for patients and families enrolled in the SBAT program.
6) Demonstrates awareness of and support for the principle of Family Centered Care.

7) Communicates patient care needs/expectations/priorities to SBAT Physician Lead and Nurse Practitioner.

8) Works closely with SBAT Nurse Practitioner and school nurses to collaboratively develop a work plan for a given student.

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

10) Effectively coordinates SBAT Program enrolled students through one or more of the following:
a) Communication with the school nurses to develop a continuous relationship.
b) Communication with the Nurse Practitioner with needs to maintain enrollment.
c) Communicate with Nurse Practitioner if any patient needs escalation of care.
d) Other coordination activities

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

12) Assists in research quality improvement activities data collection data analysis and special projects.

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

14) Accepts and supports change in a positive manner.

15) Practices professional nursing in accordance with ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing.

Other information:

Nurse Practitioner School-Based Asthma Therapy – Partners for Kids


Internal: Patients/families/guardians; staff within NCH.
External: Physicians; students; instructors; Medication Monitors school nurses other care providers.

1. EDUCATION: Graduate of an approved school of nursing BSN highly preferred. If hired after Jan 1 2012 must successfully complete BSN in 5 years of start date
2. LICENSURE: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
3. Three years pediatric clinical experience or equivalent combination of education/experience preferred.
4. Valid Ohio Driver License.
5. Demonstrates leadership interpersonal skills teaching ability advanced level of critical thinking and decision making.
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.