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Nurse Care Coordinator

Company: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Nurse Care Coordinator

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.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Promotes and reinforces patient centered medical home concepts with patients, their family and clinic personnel
  • Serves as the contact point, advocate and informational resource for patients, care team, family/caregiver(s), payers and community resources
  • Performs daily telephone outreach to patient and family caregivers for the coordination and continuity of health care needs after hospital discharge and or other health care practice setting;
  • Assist with the development, revision and coordination of the Plan of Care through collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team to meet the patient's needs effectively and efficiently
  • Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates the effectiveness of the patient programs
  • Develops short term and long term strategies in the development of expected patient outcomes; collects data through patient tracking in order to measure outcomes
  • Promote, assess and evaluate the educational needs and requirements specific to your job function

    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.

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Keywords: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock , Nurse Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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