WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Nurse Care Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 1:12 PM)
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  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking a Nurse Care Coordinator.  Responsible for coordinating patient care plans, patient outreach, patient chart audits and patient compliance with orders and preventive care initiatives.  Works collaboratively with physicians and other health care workers to provide appropriate follow up and to assist with patient education.  Works collaboratively with the HIM team to provide input to clinical work flows in conjunction with EHR system upgrades and/or implementations.



    • Define and execute Health Maintenance Campaigns
    • Create and maintain care plans for high risk patients and other clinically relevant patients and coordinate care with primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals, community resources, social workers and other care givers.
    • Define and execute data exchange with the hospitals for admits and discharges and coordinate with the primary care physician.
    • Assist the referral specialists with patient compliance & education as needed.
    • Assist with Joint Commission, QI, HEDIS, PCMH, PQRS, Meaningful Use and other initiatives for patient follow-up, chart review and chart audit.
    • Participate in EHR upgrades/implementations to assist with validating clinical workflows and care coordination workflows.
    • Availability to work occasional overtime on weekends or evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
    • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
    • All other duties as assigned.


    • Five years experience in a health care setting
    • Current Michigan LPN or RN license
    • Knowledge and ability to use the electronic health record (EHR)
    • Working knowledge of desktop productivity tools (Word, Excel etc.)
    • Demonstrates the ability for clear verbal and written communications
    • Knowledge of Health Promotion and Maintenance, FDA Health Regulations, Building Relationships, Resolving Conflicts, Coordination, Listening Skills, Legal and Organizational Compliance
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities in organization of work flow
    • Able to perform duties independently, with a minimal need for direct supervision

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.


    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.


    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.


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