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RN - Registered Nurse - Clinical Care Coordinator - TKC General Surgery - Flexi (803)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
RN - Registered Nurse - Clinical Care Coordinator - TKC General Surgery - Flexi (803) - (T216567)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $31.53 - $41.53 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- 5-time Magnet-designated organization
- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To manage the plan of care for a caseload of patients, assuming 24-hour responsibility for patient caseload. To serve as the liaison with the multidisciplinary care team. To plan care management as achieved through coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff and other health professionals to ensure high quality patient outcomes are accomplished within the established time frame and appropriate use of resources. May coordinate patient follow-up clinics and schedule tests and surgeries.

Qualifications

Associate's degree in Nursing and five (5) years of relevant clinical nursing experience required; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Outpatient Services

Organization

: 709312000 Surg-Gen-TKC

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift