DDC ACH - Clinical Coordinator - RN

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

DDC ACH - Clinical Coordinator - RN

Requisition ID



Nursing - Outpatient

Position Type

Regular Full-Time


COM Peds Dennis Development Center


Day Shift

Post End Date






Schedule: Full-Time, Days

Under the general direction and supervision of a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, the RN Clinical Coordinator provides care and services in an outpatient setting to pediatric patients who exhibit symptoms and behaviors associated with complex developmental medical problems. In collaboration with other Center-Based health professionals, the RN Clinical Coordinator provides comprehensive assessment and evaluation of complex and specialized patient/family needs, formulates a treatment plan, and coordinates care and services with other health/mental health professionals and schools throughout Arkansas. The RN Clinical Coordinator may be called upon to provide nursing services in monthly Outreach clinics throughout the State as a member of multidisciplinary team of physician, social worker, and nurse.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

11 paid Holidays with separate Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered to commensurate with experience.









Utilizes critical thinking and the nursing process in the assessment and identification of patient/family long and short-term physical, psychosocial, behavioral, educational and cultural needs. Applies the nursing process and teaching/learning principles to provide specialized and individualized patient/family education to improve problem management and prevention and to facilitate achievement of health goals. Evaluates patient's/family's response to the *diagnosis, treatment plan, and education and adjusts nursing intervention to maximize patient's/family's compliance with treatment and follow-up care. Regularly review Intakes completed by Referring Providers, to make decisions regarding type of appointment that is needed for each referral/intake. Intake review requires clinically-relevant decision-making, including recognizing referrals better served in other clinics and responding immediately should any Intake indicate a child is at immediate harm to themselves or others. Provides timely and appropriate follow-up care and patient/family education as necessary via telephone after the outpatient clinic visit. Reviews the medical record and prepares prescription refills for signature by the attending physician. Plans and coordinates follow-up appointments at the Center as indicated. Coordinates and communicates referrals to other professionals or agencies win accordance with the treatment plan. Documents all health data, diagnoses, treatment plans and follow-up care in a timely manner in accordance with policies and prepares a clinic visit note in collaboration with other clinicians on the team, as appropriate. Serves as the clinical resource to patients, families, other caregivers, and the community.

Actively participates in performance improvement activities (i.e., collecting data, suggesting and implementing approved changes and measuring outcomes) and the development of strategies to improve patient care delivery and cost effectiveness.

Participates in the research process as directed by faculty within the relevant Sections of the Department of Pediatrics. This may include patient/subject enrollment, study coordination, data collection, and presentation/publication of findings.

Maintains and expands professional expertise through practice-related continuing education as required to maintain licensure. Maintains positional malpractice insurance. Demonstrates appropriate and effective... For full info follow application link.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 2994476

Posted On: Jul 24, 2021

Updated On: Aug 22, 2021