University of Utah Health Staff Utilization Coordinator - Medical Assistant or CNA License required in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview:

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position gathers and provides staffing information and facilitates the proper placement of Resource and float staff based on skill level and experience.

This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathers census/acuity/productivity/staffing information and enters it into a computer.

  • Ensures that accuracy of information such as changes in unit schedules, reassignment of staff, and use of Resource staff.

  • Facilitates and contacts Resource staff when unit/department staff needs exceeds resources available.

  • Reviews schedules of nursing units for appropriateness of staffing needs and reviews information with Nurse Managers.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • This position has the authority to perform daily work routines within the scope of the unit’s standards of performance.

  • This position has the authority to facilitate the Resource staffing placement in collaboration with charge nurses by using staffing grids and patient care as a primary tool for placement.

  • Challenges encountered by the incumbent include prioritizing the work load requirements of the day while maintaining the needs of the department/unit.

  • Ability to make placement decisions when unit/department staff needs exceeds resources available.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

Required

  • Two years of general clerical experience or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements:

Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 25839

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Day, Nights and Weekends

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH ISC 27N RESOURCE NURS

Category Clerical / Office Support

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.