University of Utah Health Care

  • Staff Utilization Coordinator (MA or CNA required)

    Requisition Number
    35593
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    PRN
    Shift
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    Varies
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    COR ISC 27N RESOURCE NURS
    Category
    Business / Administration
  • 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 gathers and provides staffing information and facilitates the proper placement of resource and float staff based on skill level and experience.

    This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

    Responsibilities

    • Gathers census/acuity/productivity/staffing information and enters it into a computer.
    • Ensures that accuracy of information such as changes in unit schedules, reassignment of staff, and use of resource staff.
    • Facilitates and contacts resource staff when unit/department staff needs exceeds resources available.
    • Reviews schedules of nursing units for appropriateness of staffing needs and reviews information with nurse managers.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
    • This position has the authority to perform daily work routines within the scope of the unit's standards of performance.
    • This position has the authority to facilitate the resource staffing placement in collaboration with charge nurses by using staffing grids and patient care as a primary tool for placement.
    • Challenges encountered by the incumbent include prioritizing the work load requirements of the day while maintaining the needs of the department/unit.
    • Ability to make placement decisions when unit/department staff needs exceeds resources available.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Two years of general clerical experience or equivalency.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

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

    • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Color Determination, Far Vision, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Walking

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