Job Information

University of Utah Clinical Care Spec in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 01/26/2024

Requisition Number PRN37543B

Job Title PS Clinical Care Spec

Working Title Clinical Care Spec

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00848 - Pediatric Administration

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $41,600 - $47,840

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

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 outcomes for patients. Coordinates necessary patient care services with providers, lab, radiology, additional specialty services, pharmacy, infusion centers, etc.

The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. We are committed to improving the lives of children through excellence in advocacy, education, research, and clinical care. For more information about the Department of Pediatrics, please visit: http://medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/ . Mutual respect and appreciation are highly valued in the department.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Excellenthealth care coverage (https://benefits.utah.edu/annual-open-enrollment/) at affordable rates
  • 14.2% retirement contributions (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire\_401aPlan.php) that vest immediately
  • Generouspaid leave time (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/paidLeave.php)
  • 11 paid Holidays per year
  • 50% tuition reduction (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php) for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Flex spending accounts (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/fsa.php)
  • Free transit on most UTA services
  • Employee discounts on a variety of products and services including cell phones & plans, entertainment, health and fitness, restaurants, retail, and travel
  • Professional development opportunities

Additional benefits information is available at https://benefits.utah.edu/

During the first six months, onsite work is required for training purposes. Opportunities for a hybrid telework schedule may be available after the initial training period if supported by operational needs.

Responsibilities

Essential functions

  1. Directs the scheduling of patient appointments with providers and ancillary services.
  2. Reviews and directs incoming referral for metabolic and genetic clinics.
  3. Follows up on patient’s treatment, assisting with laboratory and imaging preauthorization and orders.
  4. Triages patient questions and ensures appropriate coordination and follow through.
  5. Gathers needed medical information such as records to assist in the evaluation of patient needs.
  6. Call out imaging and laboratory results to patients when directed by provider.
  7. Coordinates team meetings for metabolic clinic with several providers and specialists.
  8. Coordinate appointments for abnormal Newborn Screen patients with the department of health and primary care provider involvement.
  9. Responsible for data management to maintain and update patient information for metabolic clinic.
  10. Assist in patient care coordination by developing list of local resources, connecting families with each other (when appropriate), connecting families with appropriate resources, etc.

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business, Communication, Nursing or related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required. Experience in oncology, multidisciplinary clinics, and/or working with high-acuity, complex patients may be preferred.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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

Preferences

Preferences

Experience in multidisciplinary clinics or work with complex patients is preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

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