Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioner
Job Title: Nurse Care Coordinator (Orthopedic Service Line)
Shift: FULL TIME -Days/Evenings
Summary of Department/Service Line:
UPMC Pinnacle Spine, Bone & Joint Institutes bring specialists together with a multidisciplinary team approach to provide our patients with comprehensive, coordinated, orthopedic, and spine care. As part of the multidisciplinary team, the nurse care coordinator focuses on patient care and satisfaction across the continuum.
Coordinates the clinical, technical and operational services for a dedicated patient population. This is accomplished through expert nursing practice in the areas of care giving, coordination, consultation, education, and research. Expedites patient education, support/satisfaction, placement, scheduling, and follow-up to provide the most effective, efficient delivery of quality care across the continuum of health care services. Works in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team (physicians, support staff, administration, marketing, and outreach) and develops, maintains, and evaluates the success of the program under the direction of the program administrator. Serves as a program liaison to physicians, patients, consumers, payers, co-workers, community, and outside organizations. Demonstrates commitment to and support of the mission, vision, and values of UPMC Pinnacle and the philosophy of the department, including improved organizational performance.
Graduate of an approved School of Nursing
Licensed and currently registered in the State of Pennsylvania
Minimum of two (2) years med/surg nursing and one (1) year specialty experience
Excellent communication and customer relations skills
Must demonstrate knowledge of management techniques, the nursing process, interpersonal relationship skills, and group dynamics
Must express self clearly in writing, speaking, and manner.
Preferred Qualifications: BSN preferred.
We offer an outstanding compensation package including competitive salary schedule, excellent benefits including generous PTO, employer paid health care, employer matched retirement program, free parking, and more.