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University of Washington NURSE CARE COORDINATOR (PART TIME, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 236576


Posting Date: 07/10/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $7596 - $13798 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: UW Medicine (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options; enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (

UW Medical Center - Montlake's Social Work and Care Coordination department has an outstanding opportunity for a Nurse Care Coordinator to join our team, with the goal of achieving coordinated patient flow through an inpatient stay, culminating in a safe and timely discharge. This position works closely with all members of the interdisciplinary health care team. ensuring that the team is aware of the patient’s plan of care and that all disciplines are working toward the same goals for the patient.


  • Part Time, 80% FTE


  • Identification and monitoring of high medical needs patients to ensure timely completion of consults, procedures and tests, ongoing team communication, and facilitates coordination between providers across the continuum of care.

  • Lead medical team and nursing huddles and work creatively on removing barriers to discharge due to medical complications and/or system or team obstacles.

  • Assist with ordering complex medical equipment and in ensuring safe transitions of care.

  • Develop and monitor outcome measures related to care coordination and staff and patient satisfaction with discharge planning and providing ongoing consultation and education to staff on how to achieve improved patient flow through the UWMC system. REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's degree in Nursing or related field. Applicable experience may substitute for education.

  • Three years of professional nursing experience. Experience in Case Management strongly preferred.

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise.

  • Ability to access information and document in electronic medical record.

  • Current Washington State RN licensure at time of hire, and current BLS. ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-MONTLAKE The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street.UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.