Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Nurse Cardio-Oncology Coordinator

Department Name:

H3130:Gill Heart Institute

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (TWP), Provisional License or active compact state RN license that is in good standing and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid for at least 6 months after employment date

Physical Requirements:

The essential functions for this position include the ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull up to 50pounds ; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.


Days, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. Other days and hours as needed.

Job Summary:

The Nurse Cardiovascular Coordinator will provide the necessary skills, guidance and education to patients and staff to insure that the care provided is efficient and cost effective as well as being of the highest quality to our very rapidly growing Cardi-oncology program population. This position will be responsible for patient care and program coordination, in support of the duties listed above. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: provide direct service and/or consultation to both medical and nursing staff for complicated patient situations and assess patient situations at an advanced level of expertise using reestablished conceptual frameworks. Select alternative interventions as appropriate. Systematically assess clinical quality and practice patterns and monitor to ensure compliance with clinical standards and protocols and inherent processes. This position will also be essential in leading coordination of care with social worker, dietitian, vocational services and preventive cardiology. Be responsible for assisting and collaborating with nurse manager, nurse educator and physician colleagues.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Attention to detail, self-starter, independent thinker.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Cardiovascular nursing experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time