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Orthopedic Joint Prog Nurse Coord/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Orthopedic Joint Prog Nurse Coord/UKHC
Requisition Number RE27289
Working Title Joint Program Nurse Coordinator
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $53,477-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous experience with Orthopaedic joint patients preferred

Deadline to Apply 04/11/2021
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.


Posted: 2021-04-05 Expires: 2021-05-05

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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