Job Information

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

Open Date 09/28/2021

Requisition Number PRN27812B

Job Title PS Clinical Care Spec

Working Title PS 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 8:00-4:30

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00268 - Neurosurgery

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $40,000-60,000 Based upon experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Responsible for the coordination of patient care in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Primary Children’s Hospital. 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. Schedule’s surgery for patients.

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.

Responsibilities

Assist Pediatric Neurosurgeons in an outpatient clinic setting. Schedule surgery and coordinates patient care. Directs the scheduling of patient appointments with providers and ancillary services. Follows patients under treatment. Assures that patient needs are being met and that they understand the course of their treatment. Coordinates the management of patient questions. Triage patient questions to the appropriate provider or service and ensure follow through. Evaluates referrals from physicians. Gathers needed medical information such as records, slides and films to assist in the evaluation of patient needs. Assists with the communication of the treatment plan decisions to the patient, verbally and in writing. Acts as a liaison with other supportive care groups (social work, financial counseling, palliative care, nutrition, etc.).

This job description 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.

Seldom: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ).

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 required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). 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

iCentra Experience

EPIC Experience

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

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.