Nursing Job Categories
At UAB Hospital, we offer a wide range of nursing opportunities from staff nurse to advanced practice nursing. Search our nursing job categories to learn more.
A RN is a health care professional responsible for implementing the practice of nursing through the use of the nursing process in conjunction with other health care professionals.
Advanced Nursing Coordinator
Advanced Nursing Coordinators practice the translation of clinical expertise into nursing care provided either directly or by influencing nurses and nursing personnel through evidence based nursing care standards and programs of care.
Care Managers interact with Medical Nursing and Ancillary department staffs to facilitate quality based, cost-effective patient outcomes.
Clinical Care Coordinator
The Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for managing the plan of care for a caseload of patients through coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff, and other health professionals to ensure that high quality patient outcomes are accomplished within the established time frame and appropriate use of resources.
The Clinical Educator provides nursing staff on assigned units with bedside and classroom education/training with guidance from the Advanced Nursing Coordinator and the Nurse Manager.
Clinical Nurse Leader
The Clinical Nurse Leader serves as a leader in overseeing clinical care for a designated patient care area. Using the Clinical Microsystems approach will help the CNL to evaluate and design care processes that will ensure that evidence-based practices are implemented at the point of care in order for patients to receive the safest and most cost-effective care.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Nurse Specialists are clinical experts in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions.
Hospital Education Coordinator I
The Hospital Education Coordinator I assesses the education and training needs of employees within the area of responsibility; plans designs, implements and evaluates education and training activities.
Hospital Education Coordinator II
The Hospital Education Coordinator II assesses the education and training needs of employees within the area of responsibility; plans designs, implements and evaluates education and training activities. Provides leadership in designing, implementing and evaluating major organizational training and development initiatives.
The Nurse Clinician works independently providing specialized nursing and medical treatment and care to a specific group of patients based on direct study and observation of these patients.
Nurse Clinician CVOR
Nurse Clinicians in the CVOR are responsible for assisting surgeons during various types of surgery and providing scrub coverage for cases in the assigned Cardiovascular Operating Room.
A Nurse Practitioner is a healthcare professional who treats both physical and mental conditions through comprehensive history taking, physical exams, physical therapy, ordering tests and therapies for patients, within their scope of practice
OR Team Leader
The OR Team Leader acts in the role of clinician, educator, consultant and manager for patient care and team members and is responsible for maintaining required competencies to perform the nurse’s role in a safe and legal manner.
Patient Flow Coordinator
The Patient Flow Coordinator is responsible for the daily shift operations of the Center for Patient Flow. Collaborates with physicians, nursing resources center (NRC), unit charge RN’s and nurse managers, ancillary departments and outside agencies to ensure timely and clinically sound patient placement.
Registered Nurse First Assistant
The Registered Nurse First Assistant practices perioperative nursing and, as acquired, the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to assist the surgeon through organized instruction and supervised practice.
The Transplant Coordinator is an advanced practice nurse who coordinates the medical and social needs of transplant patients. They are typically responsible for screening potential donors and work closely with the medical team and transport services.
Nurse Managers are responsible for the direction and operations of a specific nursing unit to insure quality patient care, competent and responsible personnel management and cost efficient and effective utilization of unit resources.
The Transplant Manager provides oversight, direction and management for the transplant program administration and operations.