Job: (RN) Newborn Screening Nurse - Casual - Full Time - Benefits Eligible

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Posted: 12/05/2017

Job Status: Full Time, Part Time, Contract/Temporary

Job Reference #: 104967

Job Description

(RN) Newborn Screening Nurse

Job Category:
Registered Nurses & Nurse Practitioners

Department:
Newborn Screening

Facility:
Main Campus - Serra Mesa

Schedule:
Casual - Full Time - Benefits Eligible

Shift:
Days

Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Req Number:
50148

Job Details:

This is a Casual position with an anticipated assignment length through June 30, 2020 and subject to renewal thereafter.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CA Registered Nurse with 3-5 years of pediatric maternal child health or neonatal nursing experience
  • BSN
  • Proficient with professional documentation in EHR
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, communication skills and ability to assess and prioritize and work as part of a team
  • Proficient with MS Office suite with excellent knowledge in excel and word
  • Valid California driver's license
  • Proof of valid licenses
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with developing, preparing and presenting education in-services
  • Bilingial English/Spanish

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Position is for Program Coordinator in one of 7 state-contracted Newborn Screening Program Area Service Centers in California
  • Provides Case Management and follow up of complex positives screening tests in 45 licensed perinatal facilities and 30+ midwifery groups; facilitates referrals of patients to CCS Special Care Centers or CCS-paneled specialists for diagnosis and treatment
  • Provides guidance and support of Quality Assurance objectives related to the early diagnosis and treatment of conditions screened; including but not limited to interpretation of state regulations; validates and shares Monthly and Quarterly reports generated via the State Information System (SIS) database with stakeholders.
  • Provides consultation and technical assistance to NBS providers, physicians, with verifications of screens, inadequate and early screens as needed, including screens drawn post transfusion
  • Assists with monthly and quarterly reporting requirements including the development and implementation of the annual education plan
  • Collaborates and cooperates within the local team provides guidance and assistance to non-clinical staff
  • Maintains tracking as required in compliance with reporting requirements




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