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Case Management Assistant – MA or CNA Preferred - Salt Lake City, UT #7082387

Company: University of Utah Health

Date: 12/03/2019

Category: Chemicals / Petro-Chemicals

City: Salt Lake City, UT

Overview


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 responsible for implementing patient discharge plans, and supporting coordination of care activities under the direction of a registered nurse and/or social worker. Interacts with representatives from insurance companies, health maintenance organizations, home care agencies, skilled nursing facilities, durable medical equipment companies, and transportation agencies.


This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


Responsibilities


  • Implements patient discharge plans prepared and delegated by social work or nurse case management team members. This is done by coordinating with home care agencies, post-acute care facilities, durable medical equipment companies, transportation agencies and others as indicated.


  • Collaborates with social work/nurse case manager and others to confirm authorization for services is in place.


  • Assists in collecting data related to patient outcomes and auditing data for accuracy.


  • Prepares documents and reports required for internal and/or external groups in the scope of care coordination activities and/or data collection.


  • Documents activities and progress in medical charts, computer billing/utilization systems, or in other ways as directed.


  • Collaborates with internal and/or external partners to address financial advocacy for patient/organization.


  • Issuance of CMS Important Message to patients/designee.


  • Inputs clinical information into computer database.


  • May be required to participate in quality improvement initiatives per the department.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities


  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.


  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical procedures and terminology.


  • Ability to handle highly sensitive or confidential issues.


  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities.


  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

Qualifications


Qualifications Required


  • Completion of a hospital provided medical terminology course within six months of hire.

Qualifications (Preferred)


Preferred


  • Two years of college level education in a healthcare or related field.


  • One year experience in utilization review or case management environment.


  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire may be required.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands


Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.


  • This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects involving patient care or medical equipment. This position does not provide any direct patient care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases and may be required to function around prisoners or behavioral health patients.

Physical Requirements


Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking


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EEO Statement


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.


Requisition Number 37461


Reg/Temp Regular


Employment Type Full-Time


Shift Day


Work Schedule M-F 0800 - 1630


Location Name Madsen Health Center


Patient Care? Yes


City Salt Lake City


State UT


Department UCC CST 80A CC CARE MANAGEMENT


Category Ambulatory


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.


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