Feb 16, 2024

Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Westwood, KS 66205, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

locations Westwood, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 7 Days Ago job requisition id R-29482 Position Title Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator Days - Full Time Westwood Medical Pavilion - West Position Summary / Career Interest: The Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert who provides ethical, evidence-based, safe and compassionate nursing care.   The Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator focuses on patient safety and the quality of nursing care by identifying and clarifying patient needs, performing clinic related patient care, conducting health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating healthcare services, and evaluating patient outcomes. The RN Care Coordinator will provide support to their assigned physicians by communicating with the patient/family/caregiver and relaying the information to the physician. They will provide support and nursing care services during the physician’s clinic sessions and ensuring the patient/family/caregiver understands the plan of care. They will verify all orders placed during the clinic session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities: Provides direct patient care within the ambulatory setting, based on the nursing process and within role/scope of practice. Preforms preliminary assessment of patients through observation and chart review to facilitate appropriate follow-up with the healthcare team. Evaluates unstable or complex patient care situations and facilitates appropriate intervention. Implements appropriate clinical decisions and demonstrates appropriate use of expert peers and/or management as applicable. Accepts accountability and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by healthcare providers to who care delegated. Demonstrates the appropriate use of standards, effective use of resources and evaluation of patient response in the delivery of patient care. Identifies teach/learning needs of patient. Responsible for educational instruction to patients and families with health care needs. Evaluates effectiveness of patient and family teaching and makes documentation in patient’s charts. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders and obtains physicians signatures as appropriate). *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note:  These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.  Other duties may be assigned as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing BLS Certification or obtained within 14 days of hire. Registered nurse - licensed in the state in which they will be working and proof of compact licensure submitted/applied for  in the state in which the employee lives in 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills   As a condition of your employment and continued employment with the health system, you are required to secure a Nurse Compact License (NCL) within 60 days of your date of hire.  This will enable you to perform your job duties not only in Kansas, but other compact states.   You will be responsible for any expenses you incur in securing this license, and must provide your manager with evidence of this license before the sixty-day period expires.  If you fail to secure the NCL as required, you will be immediately removed from the work schedule and placed on an unpaid administrative leave, until we can understand the reasons for your non-compliance.  Further failure to comply with the licensing requirement will result in your end of employment with the health system.   Preferred: Previous medical office experience   Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-29482 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.