Pediatric RN Care Coordinator (Outpatient) - Full Time - Union, NJ Job at Union (UNC), Union, NJ

  • Union (UNC)
  • Union, NJ

Job Description

Job Overview:

The Registered Nurse Coordinator in the Special Needs Primary Care practice provides guidance for patients and families seeking services by serving as an active liaison between patients/ families, medical sub-specialists, therapies, admissions, insurance companies and community medical providers within a family centered care model. They are responsible for assisting families in finding the proper resources to supplement medical care and quality of life, monitoring family and patient s understanding and compliance with treatment goals, interacting with social services and community agencies, and supporting family through provision of resources and support networks as appropriate.



  • Graduation from an accredited Nursing program
  • NJ Registered Nurse License
  • AHA BLS Provider Certification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal, organization and planning skills
  • High degree of customer sensitivity
  • Cognitive analytical and problem-solving skills


  • BSN degree

Certifications and Licenses Required:

  • NJ Registered Nurse License
  • AHA BLS Provider Certification

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Full-Time
  • 40 hours/week

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates care for children across continuum from intake, outpatient and inpatient services
  • Coordinates communication between patient/family, internal and external service providers
  • Demonstrates an understanding of family centered care, patient s medical diagnoses, prognosis, progress and implications for family support, education and goal directed treatments and therapies
  • Provides triage for families to determine service needs
  • Reviews and organizes intake materials and consults with Practice team as needed
  • Engages in advocacy for patient, and foster family's abilities to assume independent skills in seeking and obtaining supports and services for child
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the health care system, managed care and resource utilization
  • Refer patient and families to community resources to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, etc.
  • Obtains and manages outcome information for patients in care coordination program
  • Advocates for the unmet needs of patients / families across the medical, social and financial continuums
  • Provides necessary documentation to external agencies as needed
  • Effectively communicates financial and social needs, barriers, and issues to the multidisciplinary team, physicians and external agencies
  • Identifies families at high risk for child neglect or abuse and makes appropriate referrals
  • Be a resource for families to ease them through transitions and hardships
  • Completes proper documentation in a timely manner and provides necessary documentation to external agencies as needed
  • Acts to enhance understanding of CSH services and mission through development of relationships with community and government agencies, service providers and referral sources

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Local area, Flexible hours,

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