Ambulatory Care Coordinator
Posted on: April 30, 2021
To assess and identify patient needs to ensure that safety
and high quality care is provided through nursing interventions,
education, patient advocacy and coordination of services within an
outpatient care setting.
The position description indicates in general the
nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other
essential functions expected of an incumbent. It is not an
exhaustive comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities required of an incumbent. An incumbent may be
asked to perform other duties as required.
1. Facilitates patient care services by managing and
individualizing care for patients and their
2. Identifies patients overdue for visits, labs, or
referrals and arranging for follow up services as
3. Identifies patients not meeting clinical goals, (for
example: BP control or glucose control, anticoagulant therapy) and
arranging for follow-up services by protocol or as
4. Creating patient, physician, and clinic level
quality performance reports.
5. Conducts pre-visit chart review of patients
a. Identification of all needed preventive health
maintenance, immunizations, and chronic disease
b. Per protocol, initiate interventions before the
patient sees a provider.
c. Completes pre-visit forms or initiates office visits
forms to communicate the review to the provider.
6. Works with patients and families on Self-Management
a. Setting short and long-term goals for
self-management of chronic disease.
b. Addressing medication adherence in patients not
meeting outcome goals.
c. Works with patient to create an individualized plan
for Health Behavior Change if deemed necessary.
i. Assessing and working on the patient’ readiness to
change, the importance of change, and confidence in ability to
ii. Helping the patient to identify and overcome
Required: Current Maryland license in good standing as a
Life Support Certification: (Check all that apply)
Basic Life Support – Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) Advanced
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation
Education/Knowledge (see attached explanation
Attained Level: Professional
Completed Course Work/Program: Bachelor’s Degree in
Experience (years): Required: 3 - 5 years Preferred: 3 - 5
Experience (describe required & preferred): At least 3 years
of nursing experience within specialty area and 1 year ambulatory
care experience preferred.
Microsoft Office Suite Skill Level (see attached explanation
Word: Intermediate Excel: Intermediate
PowerPoint: Basic Access: [drop down menu]
Working knowledge of ICD-9 (Medical Coding)
Basic knowledge and working experience with Medical
Standard Office Equipment (list): Fax, xerox, scanners,
Medical Equipment (list): BP Machine, Stetescope, Blood
Communication Skills & Abilities (see attached explanation
Select highest applicable level: Effective Oral/Written
Skills and Provide Empathy
Keywords: UOFMARYLANDMEDSYS, Bowie , Ambulatory Care Coordinator, Other , Bowie, Maryland
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