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Nurse Care Coordinator

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 10/15/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 504847

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Care Coordinator

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
511251 - Performance Improvement Lbk

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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Care Coordination provides deliberate organization of patient care among patients, families and different members of the healthcare team. As population health continues to be at the forefront of medicine, it will be imperative to have care coordinators who can assist patients with any needs, specifically social determinants of health. This position will employ registered nurses who are responsible for managing patients care through care coordination and bridging gaps in the care pathway.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Performance Improvement Lbk

Job Type
Full Time

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 on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Health Care Professional


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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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