University of Utah Health Workforce Program Coordinator, UUH Regional Network LLC 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 is being created to manage and execute the Workforce Program for the University of Utah Health Regional Network (Regional Network). Responsibilities include: Nurse Traveler Team Management, Recruitment Sourcing Operations, Nurse Career Development, and Extranet Oversight and Maintenance.
The successful candidate will be hired as a University of Utah Health employee reporting to leadership in the Office of Network Development and Telehealth, and be ultimately responsible to the University of Utah Health Regional Network, LLC Board of Directors. The Regional Network is comprised of eight members across four states. The successful candidate will be working with Human Resource heads and Chief Nursing Officer levels from each member.
The University of Utah Health is a level 1 trauma hospital and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. The four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes
Understand small and rural hospital staffing challenges; build and maintain strong personal relationships with Regional Network participants
Focus on Human Resources staffing function to include both sourcing and retention of nursing personnel
Work with Regional Members to build a standard, coordinated recruitment and nurse development and retention program
Understand personnel supply sources within the Regional Network geographic area, nationally, and globally; consider other sourcing options including traveler brokerage firms
Develop relationships with regional suppliers of clinical, allied, and business-trained recruits; these can be medical schools, nursing schools, trade-schools, community colleges, and others, to develop pipelines of educated individuals to work within the Regional Network.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
Execute talent acquisition strategy for harder to recruit positions (with nurses as the top priority) to augment Regional Network member Human Resources divisions
Identify and assist members to adopt best practices in retention and career development strategies and programs. Where possible develop programs and strategies that are applied across all LLC members and tailor methods to the unique needs of individual members.
Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, and participating in team problem-solving methods
Ensure current open positions page is continually up to date with recruiting/sourcing, retention and nurse development program information
Continually monitor for initial communications for traveler team nurse requests from Regional Network sites and leadership opportunity requests and respond in timely manner
Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
Work with Regional Network member quality teams to coordinate quality initiatives and track quality measurements related to Workforce Program functions and activities
Develop measuring objectives to confirm positive direction or needed course change directly related to retention and nurse development program
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies Potentially build and maintain a regional nurse traveler team to be initially ten or less than ten employees
Maintain nursing staff by sourcing nurses to Regional Networks organizations who are then responsible for selecting, orienting, and training nurses and auxiliary staff
Partner with the Regional Nurse Advisory Council to determine action plan for career development
Market opportunities to nursing and administrative staff of Regional Network organizations
Establish general relationships with universities, colleges and other traditional vehicles to source candidates
Builds strategic, strong relationships with national and international sources not generally accessed by Regional Network members
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
Demonstrated nursing operations background
Ability to perform the KPI’s of the job as outlined above
Demonstrated leadership, human relations, and effective communication skills
Enthusiasm to build a program from ground floor
- Nursing operations experience.
- 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. Must maintain current Interstate Compact (multi-state) license if residency is not being changed to Utah.
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
- Master’s Degree
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.
Carrying, Listening, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking
Requisition Number 31089
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule 8-5
Location Name Off-Campus (Other)
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department COR ISC 02B OND STRATEGIC INIT
Category Business / Administration
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.