University of Utah Health Cardiology Clinical Coordinator in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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 provides clinical expertise and coordination of care for patients and families under direct or indirect supervision of a physician to ensure optimal patient care.
This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.
Conducts new patient interviews and assesses patient's function health and educational needs.
Monitors patient's lab values, test results and progress.
Provides patient/family education.
May assist in the physical exercise program providing clinical oversight for individual patient progress and assessment of physical condition.
Coordinates patient discharge needs to ensure smooth transition from hospital to outside agencies.
Acts as a liaison between patient and other medical providers regarding patient progress, symptoms and complications.
Participates in clinical pathway development and utilization.
Contacts insurance companies to verify coverage of services.
Provides follow up with patient after discharge to assess continuation of home program.
Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams for assessing and evaluating patients care.
Participates in departmental continuing education and in-service programs.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
Ability to make nursing practice decisions in his/her area of specialty as broadly defined by University of Utah Health Hospital, Nursing Practice Department and unit-specific policies and standards and as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act.
- Three years general nursing experience.
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah, or obtain one within 90 days of hire under the interstate compact if switching residency to State of Utah. If not changing state of practice to Utah, current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a state covered by the Interstate Compact.
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
ACLS card or obtain one within six months of hire.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
- This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisioners or behavioural health patients.
Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking
Requisition Number 29764
Employment Type PRN
Work Schedule Variable
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department UUH ANC 14A PREVENTIVE CARDIO
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.