University of Utah Job Description
The Medical Home Coordinator (MHC) plays a key role in the practice by working with practice teams and families in building systems, (re)designing processes, leveraging health information technology and collaborating across practices to improve the quality, equity and outcomes of care. In addition, the MHC will provide care coordination, hands-on as well as facilitating the provision of care coordination activities by member of the practice team.
Bachelor‘s degree or equivalency in public health, health education, health promotion, management, behavior science, social science, social work or nursing with 2 years relevant work experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience), or Medical Assistant with State of Utah, National Certification or equivalency and 5 years of clinical experience in pediatric care.
Demonstrated ability to lead as well as function effectively as a member of a team and successfully promote change. Strong analytical, organization and leadership skills. PC/Windows literate with working knowledge of the following Microsoft applications: Outlook, Word and Excel. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
Working knowledge of quality improvement and project management methodologies, tools and techniques and principles of change management. Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate and mentor project teams preferably using QI methods (i.e., PDSA). Familiarity with electronic medical record (EMR) applications.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. 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.
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.
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.
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Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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