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.
Clinical Coordinator Salaries
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Clinical Coordinator Career Path
Learn how to become a Clinical Coordinator, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
Clinical Coordinator Insights
“Understaffed and terrible management.”
“Compensation was tenure based and not performance based”
“Management was great and worked with my school schedule.”
“No work and life balance.”
“Good salary and compensation benefits.”
“May not warrant the best pay comparing rival company's pay”
“Training was not consistent”
“Good work life balance in this organization”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a clinical coordinator
When working as a clinical coordinator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Customer Service, CPR, Leadership, Microsoft Office Suite and Interpersonal and Communication.
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The most common qualifications to become a clinical coordinator is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.