University of Utah Job Description
Coordinates services as directed by attending or referring physician or clinical case manager. Oversees delivery of individualized services to patients and families.
Bachelor's degree in clinical area, health care administration, related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); two years of experience in case management activities with third party payers; demonstrated organizational, human relation and effective communication skills required.
Licensure to practice in a clinical field may be preferred.
Care is appropriate to the population served
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
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.
This position is responsible for facilitating open and accurate communication among patients, their families, referral providers, payers and the health care team.
Difficulties are encountered when patients or family members do not understand or refuse to follow the health care team’s recommendations. Receiving timely requests from members of the health care team is crucial to the incumbents’ ability to make the necessary arrangements on behalf of the patient.
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.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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