Clinical Care Specialist (15958B)

Date: Posted 20-Dec-2017, Closing 18-Feb-2018 (MST)

Department: Other

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Pay Rate: $53,414–$79,400/year

Pay Type: Salary

Benefits: Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.

Employment Type: Full Time

Responsible for the coordination of patient care in a multidisciplinary clinical setting. Works with various providers and services to ensure the best possible treatment and outcome for patients. Coordinates necessary patient care services with physicians, nurses, lab, radiology, pharmacy, infusion and clinics.

 

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education.  Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect.  The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

 

University of Utah Job ID# PRN15958B, CON Clinical Affairs & Fac Prac

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week, day shift.

 

COMPENSATION: $53,414"$79,400. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, generous leave accrual, retirement and health plan options.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Directs the scheduling of patient appointments with providers and ancillary services.
  2. Follows up on patients treatment, ensuring that patient needs are being met and that they understand the course of their treatment.
  3. Triages patient questions and ensures appropriate coordination and follow through.
  4. Evaluates referrals from physicians and self-referred patients.
  5. Gathers needed medical information such as records, slides and films to assist in the evaluation of patient needs.
  6. Coordinates treatment-planning conferences and presentations.
  7. May develop written protocols for communication to patients regarding treatment plans.
  8. May assist with communicating the treatment plan to patients.
  9. May act as a liaison with other care groups such as social work, financial counseling and nutrition.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors degree in Nursing required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Experience in multidisciplinary clinics, and/or working with high-acuity, complex patients may be preferred.

This position is not responsible for providing direct patient care.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah or equivalency required. *If licensed in a compact state a Utah State license must be obtained within 30 days of hire.

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or must obtain one within one month of hire required.

 

PREFERENCES:

3-5 years experience in Obstetrics/Labor & Delivery/Womens Health, multidisciplinary clinics or working with high-acuity, complex patients.

Spanish speaking

Diabetes educator training

Microsoft Office proficiency

 

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SYSTEM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS JOB: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/72291

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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