Orthopedic Joint Prog Nurse Coord/UKHC

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Job Title:

Orthopedic Joint Prog Nurse Coord/UKHC

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Working Title:

Joint Program Nurse Coordinator

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Registered Nurse

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to handle light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, or some standing or walking.


Monday – Friday, 8:00 am -5:00 pm

Job Summary:

UK Healthcare is currently seeking an Orthopedic Joint nurse coordinator within Orthopaedic Surgery. This position will be a vital part of managing the education, scheduling, ensuring insurance authorizations and coordination of care for the orthopedic Joint patient and team. The position reports to the Practice Manager/Nurse Manager where applicable and ensures the care needs – both direct patient care as well as educational and coordination – of each patient is met. The Orthopedic Joint Nurse Coordinator will provide direct clinical care and/or consultation to both medical and nursing staff or in complicated Orthopaedic Joint patient situations, assessing patient situations at an advanced level of expertise. This position also has program coordination duties, including systematically assessing clinical quality, practice patterns, and monitoring to ensure compliance with clinical standards, coordination of care, protocols and inherent processes. The Nurse Coordinator will also provide clinic education, providing content expertise for all educational programs within clinical areas.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Previous experience with Orthopaedic joint patients preferred

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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: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time