Referral Coordinator - Fourth Street Clinic

February 05, 2020

Organization
Fourth Street Clinic

Locations
409 W 400 S
Salt Lake City, Utah

Purpose:

Care Coordination is responsible for providing medical referral management of Fourth Street Clinic patients. The primary duties include providing support to the mission of the organization with patient-oriented care coordination. Care Coordination works closely with Medical Providers and Behavioral Health staff to provide a full range of health, medical and social services to those patients identified as needing specialized and resource-intensive services, medical referrals to outside community partners, and follow up with medical care in the clinic.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The following information is intended to be representative of the essential functions performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific task or function will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.

Core Responsibilities:
• Provide comprehensive primary health services to homeless individuals and families in the Salt Lake City area.
• Provide care coordination services to patients identified by the clinic as those requiring specialized and intensive services by virtue of their high utilization of clinic and community resources.
• Provide support to medical providers, clinic staff, and the Department of Workforce Services and Medicaid personnel for the purpose of facilitating patients’ access to government and community benefits.
• Liaison between patients, hospitals/DC planners/social workers and case managers to facilitate appropriate placement of patients upon hospital DC and/or troubleshoot on-going medical/social issues.
• Collaborates with other members of the health care team, the patients and community liaisons to assure achievement of high patient care standards and to enhance efficient clinic operation.
• Serves as a resource and advocate for professional and community education and assists consumers in accessing community resources and referrals for patients.
• Meets regularly with community agencies/facilities, representing WHHC. Provides and updates clinic information to maintain awareness of available community services.

Qualifications:
• Relevant experience with underserved populations.
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Progressive and self-motivated
• Able to multi-task
• Skilled in effective oral communication techniques; able to communicate technical material or highly complex issues
• Ability to write effectively to capture details and relevant information regarding patient care referral and follow up care
• Bilingual preferred, but not mandatory
• College education preferred at least the associate level but will consider the experience in areas of social services, psychology, case management, or direct patient care with underserved/indigent populations.


Schedule
Negotiable

Salary
TBD

Apply
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@fourthstreetclinic.org. No phone calls, please.