University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for the coordination of patient care in a multidisciplinary clinical setting. 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.
Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration, Business, Communication, Nursing, related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Experience in oncology, multidisciplinary clinics or working with high-acuity, complex patients may be preferred.
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.
Challenges encountered by this position include complex scheduling with multiple physicians, coordinating treatment-planning conferences for physicians, locating missing medical records and helping patients resolve billing issues.
This position is expected to determine how to process the patient through the system in the most effective way. This may include deciding which provider will see the patient and which physician to contact regarding side-affects or health related problems patients may experience.
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.
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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