Clinical Nurse CoordinatorThe SIDC Clinical nurse coordinator (SIDC Nurse) is a professional nurse who helps to oversee the Infectious Diseases clinic, including clinic operations, patient care, and research studies.
The SIDC Nurse provides patient education and consultation and is responsible for achieving positive patient outcomes in the areas of patient care and patient/family education, functioning as the primary nursing representative on an interdisciplinary team. The SIDC nurse will triage patients’ clinical concerns and collaborate with clinicians as needed. The SIDC Nurse manages ID research studies, working with patients to collect data, explain procedures, conduct routine procedures, perform skilled therapies and coordinate diagnostic and therapeutic regimes within a research context. The SIDC Nurse participates in collaborative research projects, including but not limited to HIV and HIV prevention studies, recording and collating test results and therapies, in collaboration with the principal investigator in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of research.
Essential Functions and Duties
Clinical ManagementPatient care/educationStudy coordination/research managementLeadership
Skills and Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.MSN, other related Master’s degree (or progress toward degree) preferred.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:
3 – 5 years experience in nursing education is required.Academic preparation and/or expertise in program management.Academic preparation and/or experience in the care of persons with a chronic disease.
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current licensure in the State of Illinois as a Registered Nurse.CPR certification required.