Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians and employees work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care.
For over 130years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties. Monmouth Medical Center is recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, which is widely acknowledged and underscores the highest commitment to patient safety and quality. MMC is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to receive an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, the nation's leading experts on patient safety, for six consecutive rating periods. We continue to lead the system in HCAHPS scores, and are looked to as a model for best practice in patient satisfaction.
Summary of Job Function: The Coordinator provides clinical expertise while performing data collection, quality reporting, and care coordination. Coordinator is the communication link within the NICU multidisciplinary team. The coordinator will work closely with the Birth certificate registrars and will ensure that all information required by the NJDOHSS Bureau of Vital Statistics Electronic Birth Certificate program and Paternity Opportunity Program is collected and accurately entered into the NJDOHSS EBC software program within the time frame mandated by NJDOHSS regulations. Coordinator is responsible for Vermont Oxford data extraction and data entry ensuring accuracy of information. Oversees Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) program ensuring education of parents or guardians, screening of infants and discharge follow up for infants in NICU at risk for ROP this would include communication with ophthalmologists and retinal surgeon for screening and follow up appointments. Overseeing all aspects of Newborn screening which includes inborn errors of metabolism, Critical Congenital heart defects and hearing screening. Responsible for the Regional newborn center patient's registration into the birth defects registry working closely with the hospital's liaison to the state.
Assist staff nurse and neonatologist with discharge coordination for infants discharge from the NICU.
Responsible for reporting any identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas), medical/ medication errors, and clinical issues that could cause patient or family safety concerns, etc.
Job Qualifications: Registered Nurse (R.N.) with 2 years NICU experience. BSN preferred. Computer and Excel software experience preferred. Data collection or quality reporting experience preferred. Excellent Communication Skills required. Critical Thinking Skills, ability to identify, recommend and implement action plans to resolve issues.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts