What does a Clinical Coordinator do?

Clinical coordinators oversee the day to day operations of a healthcare program or department. They perform administrative duties such as coordinating care teams for patients, and acting as a liaison between patients, patient families, and health care professionals. They also oversee budgets, hire and train staff, and develop and implement clinic policies and protocols.

Clinical coordinators typically possess bachelor's degrees in nursing or healthcare administration and have prior experience working in clinical settings. It is imperative that they have exceptional communication skills as they are tasked with interacting with a wide range of individuals each day. They must also have a strong understanding of medical terminology and excellent organizational skills in order to ensure that the needs of all patients are being met.

  • Coordinating patient care plans by liaising with all necessary care providers and medical professions to ensure patient needs are met
  • Use computer software to admit and discharge patients, coordinate follow-up appointments and refer patients to specialists as needed
  • Mastermind ways to improve the quality of patient care provided by the facility
  • Works to create efficient systems and workflows within the clinic
  • Attend departmental meetings and stay up to date on all business initiatives related to the clinic
  • Collect and input patient data, insurance information and financial information into computer system
  • Manage the clinic budget and ensure that the facility is well-equipped to provide top of the line service while remaining mindful of the bottom line
  • Meet with patients and patient families to ensure their needs are being met and resolve any issues or complaints that arise
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a clinical setting
  • 3+ years of proven success in leadership roles
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills and the ability to exercise empathy when working with patients and their families
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of standard clinical procedures, laws and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and show proof of insurance
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
38%
2 - 4
46%
5 - 7
0%
8+
16%

Common Skill Sets

Excellent Customer Service
CPR
Leadership
Microsoft Office Suite
Interpersonal and Communication
Written Communication
Critical Thinking
MS Word

Clinical Coordinator Seniority Levels

Nurse Practitioner
27% made the transition
Professor
3% made the transition
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Clinical Coordinator Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹ 34,280 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹34K
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