Outpatient Registered Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator, First Shift

Job Description

Outpatient Registered Nurse (RN) Care Coordinator, First Shift, Comprehensive Care for Complex Conditions (Primary Care)

UC Health is hiring a full-time Outpatient RN Care Coordinator for the Primary Care offices. This position is first shift located at the Medical Arts building with University of Cincinnati Physicians Company, LLC .

The RN Care Coordinator will support the Primary Care delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About University of Cincinnati Physicians Company, LLC

UC Health Ambulatory Services supports the majority of the academic health system's outpatient and non-hospital-based facilities and operations. More than 130 UC Health ambulatory physicians and advanced practice providers have been recognized as the top 1% of clinicians in the nation for their patient experience scores. Ambulatory Services also aims to provide higher quality, more highly coordinated oncology care at the same or lower cost to Medicare using the Oncology Care Model.
Unit Details
  • Enjoy a family-oriented and collaborative work environment.
  • The team is committed to maintaining strong communication and support for one another. We hold monthly in-person meetings and have twice-weekly huddles to stay connected.
  • No weekend or on-call duties and no overtime hours expected.


Job Responsibilities

The RN Care Coordinator is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Collaborate with care team, interdisciplinary departments at the system level to plan, implement, and/or evaluate services.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between members of the health care team (including the medical home and community services), involving the client in the decision-making process in order to minimize fragmentation in the services.
  • Plan with the client, family or caregiver and the provider to document a patient centered plan of care focused on achieving quality, and cost effective outcomes.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Create an environment to support patient safety by integrating patient safety goals into daily practice based of the patient's age and populations served.
  • Serve as a resource for other members of the health care team.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and communicates them to unit's management team, providing supporting data when possible.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, required
  • Current OH RN License
  • 2-3 Years equivalent experience - Preferred

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.