Care Coordinator - 62793-1A

Updated: Apr 17, 2024
Location: Orange-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Emergency Medicine

Job Opening ID: 62793
Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer
Working Title: Care Coordinator
Department: Emergency Medicine
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 004199
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 40%
Work Schedule: part time, varies
Employee Class: Limited


 

Position Summary:
 
The candidate will be situated in the Emergency Department and occasionally on the inpatient wards, working with the nursing staff and physicians to help assist in the treatment and follow up on the above screening tests. The department has mental health and substance use advocates, for which the employee may also consult as necessary for holistic wrap around care for patients.
 
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Care Coordinator to join our Emergency Department team, specializing in providing support and assistance to patients with HIV, HCV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, or Gonorrhea. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in ensuring that patients receive comprehensive care and support during their visit to the emergency department and facilitate their journey through the healthcare system.
 
Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

 

$22.75 - $22.75 (Hourly Rate) Expected Pay Range within the Full Salary Range $22.75 - $37.79 (Hourly Rate)

 

Department Website:
 
 
 
Required:
 
  • Previous experience working in an emergency department, infectious disease care, or a similar healthcare setting.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, or a related field. 
  • Current state licensure or certification, where applicable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Empathetic and patient-centered approach to care coordination 
  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities 
  • Familiarity with healthcare software and electronic health records (EHR) systems 
  • Cultural competence and the ability to work with diverse patient populations Comfort with working with patients with potential infectious diseases 
  • Ability to analyze and take action on complex matters, documents, and tasks. 
  • Ability to take the initiative and independently respond to requests in writing, in person, or over telephone 
  • Accurate typing skills, data entry skills, file organizational skills, filing skills, appropriate telephone skills and pleasant telephone etiquette, ability to carefully and accurately proofread own and other’s materials
  •  Ability to work in a dynamic environment of rapidly changing priorities and frequent interruptions 
  • Ability to appropriately set priorities and work independently 
  • Ability to creatively solve technology problems


 

Preferred:
  • Knowledge of HIV, HCV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea care protocols and guidelines
  • A master's degree 


 

Special Conditions Required:
  • Based in the Emergency Department Primarily and will occasionally go to the wards at the same facility. 
  • Monday-Friday afternoon evening schedule to coincide with the volume of patients.

 

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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