Clinical Navigator

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Sep 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Marcus Institute for Brain Health

Clinical Navigator (Health Care Program Manager)

Position #739705 - Requisition 11195



The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Clinical Navigator (Health Care Program Manager) position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.



The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Job Summary:
Jobs in this career family are responsible for performing a wide range of professional duties to support the university's teaching, research and/or service missions through the provision of health and wellness services, dealing with general, indirect patient care operations and management of healthcare services. Functions include hospital administration, healthcare regulatory compliance, patient relations, operational services, admissions, and medical records. Includes professional assignments in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, counseling and behavioral health, public health, dietetics and nutrition, other allied health fields, alternative medicine and therapies, and related disciplines.

Program Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of a program, function or work unit, including the Development and implementation of processes consistent with college, school or departmental strategies and processes. These positions typically do not supervise others.

Position Emphasis:

The Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a clinical care and research institute for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Psychological Health (PH) conditions such as post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. The primary focus of the MIBH is to care for former military personnel who have separated from active duty, with special consideration for those who were separated with "Other Than Honorable" or "Dishonorable" discharge status due to TBI or PH conditions. It will also serve civilian adults who have sustained mild to moderate TBI and are experiencing lingering neurological problems or co-morbid PH conditions. The MIBH offers intensive outpatient care with detailed diagnostic and treatment services, frequently in a four-week program, that integrates conventional medicine with complementary and alternative medicine.

The MIBH is currently seeking a Clinical Navigator who will work within a team setting to assess patient referrals to the Institute. The position will report to the Director of Clinical Operations and provide comprehensive screening and integrated reporting of MIBH patient referral medical records to determine if the referral is an appropriate patient for participation as a MIBH patient. This will include providing clinical recommendations on patient appropriateness for the MIBH program based upon comprehensive clinical review of the medical documentation, to be forwarded to the MIBH clinical decision team. The position must adhere to the State of Colorado Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (RN) or Social Work (SW).

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Facilitate patient intake by phone, email or online through the MIBH referral process.
  • Coordinate responsibilities with other patient services staff as needed.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with colleagues at the MIBH, the Anschutz Medical Campus and throughout TBI community.
  • Provide support to patients and caregivers in the local community and across the country.
  • Ensure that proper authorizations/releases are executed.
  • Ensure that records are created and maintained in manners consistent with best practices.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director or Director, Clinical Operations.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in biological science, nutrition, nursing, health, human services, psychology, counseling, social work, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years of experience working with TBI and Psychological Health.
  • The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible clinical TBI experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master's degree from an accredited institution as an RN or in Social Work is preferred.
  • Experience working with Veterans or active duty service member.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Self-motivated and ability to perform independently.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and have a working knowledge of desktop computer operations.
  • Highly organized.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to establish positive relationships with patients and colleagues.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Angela Kirkpatrick at Angela.Kirkpatrick@ucdenver.edu.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration - 21730 - ADM-VCHA-MarcusInstBrainHlth

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 22, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Angela Kirkpatrick

Posting Contact Email: Angela.Kirkpatrick@ucdenver.edu.

Position Number: 00739705

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