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University of Utah Nurse Navigator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/16/2020

Requisition Number PRN24747B

Job Title PS Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Working Title Nurse Navigator

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

40 hours per week (1.00 FTE ), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; 3 days minimum will be required on-site. The schedule is somewhat flexible depending on clinic needs.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $31.15 - $41.27

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Pediatric Cardiology Division in the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Nurse Navigator/Clinical Nurse Coordinator. We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse who can multitask, coordinate efforts among many cross-functional teams, and educate, advocate, and navigate pediatric cardiology patients and families through our medical system. We are looking for someone with an interest in cardiology that can work in a fast-paced environment while still providing quality care to pediatric patients. The incumbent will coordinate care for patients seen in pediatric cardiology clinics as well as act as the central point of contact between outside providers and the division to help move forward planned electrophysiology and catheterization procedures. When you work as a Clinical Nurse Coordinator with the University of Utah School of Medicine, you have the opportunity to work side by side with world-class professionals, develop your skills, and grow your career.

The Pediatric Cardiology Division is based at the Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building, just west of Primary Children’s Hospital, on the benches overlooking Salt Lake City. The surrounding area offers immense cultural opportunities, year round activities, majestic mountains, vibrant city-life, and incredible outdoor opportunities. The University of Utah offers a wellness program, great benefits package, and competitive salary commensurate with experience. It fosters a family friendly environment, a focus on both work and play, and is within easy access of UTA & TRAX transportation (Pass paid for by the University). Mutual respect and appreciation are highly valued within the Pediatric Cardiology Division.

Responsibilities

Care Coordination

1.Address patient concerns/questions received via electronic message or phone message

2.Follow-up on patient lab work if applicable

3.Call in patient prescriptions/renewals

4.Propose physician orders

5.Coordinate follow-up studies and obtain results

6.Aid in sub-specialist referral

7.Follow-up with patients by telephone after missed clinic appointments, etc.

8.Other duties as assigned to support the needs of the Division

Administrative

1.Manage the outside referral process for the Division, obtain provider and patient/family feedback to ensure excellent patient and provider experience

2.Assist families with appointment coordination and navigation of medical system

3.Collaboratively plan and implement process improvement projects related to care navigation

4.Provide family/patient education related to upcoming cardiac procedures

5.Assist families with billing questions as needed

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Utah; two years general nursing experience. Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire. Demonstrated teaching, leadership, human relations and effective communication skills required. One year of directly related experience in area of specialty is preferred. Some positions may require additional certifications such as ACLS , PALS or NRP within one year of hire.

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.

Preferences

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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