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Nurse Care Coordinator

Company:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
Lubbock

38166BR

Position Description
Employees in this classification are registered nurses responsible for helping manage a patient's care through coordinating patients treatment plans, educate them about their condition, connect them with health care providers, and evaluate their progress. The incumbent will be responsible for consulting with patients, family members and the healthcare team to determine patient needs, develop care plans, coordinate patient services, develop expected patient outcomes, and work with the care team to evaluate interventions. Requires a high degree of contact with patients. Families, and TTUHSC clinic staff. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. Requires a high degree of contact with patients. Families, and TTUHSC clinic staff.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department: Performance Improvement Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
  • Promotes and reinforces patient centered medical home concepts with patients, their family, and clinic personnel.
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with┬ápatients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Assists in determining the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.
  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.
  • Implements teaching plans for patients and their families with health learning needs.
  • Participates in the identification of patient needs for referral to resources and facilitates continuity of care.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Takes and records accurate vital signs and communicates with patients via telephone per clinic protocols.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment.
  • Stocks and Inspects inventory of supplies in examination and treatment rooms.
  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair.
Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical or community resource setting; Care coordination and/or case management experience is desirable. Current RN license in the State of Texas or ability to attain a temporary permit from the Board of Nursing to practice nursing pending full licensure in the state of Texas.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowlege of Value Based Care Models and HEDIS Quality Metrics.

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Schedule Details
8-5 Monday through Friday

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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