Job Information

University of Utah Health Staffing Coordinator - Resource Nursing ( CNA or MA required) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

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 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.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

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

  • Ensures the 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, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

EEO Statement

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.

Requisition Number 49260
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type PRN
Shift Rotating
Work Schedule Varies
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department COR ISC 27N RESOURCE NURS
Category Clerical / Office Support