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Pediatric Health Referrals Coordinator

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Pediatric Health Referrals Coordinator - Outpatient, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School----Hiring Department:Department of Psychiatry----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue Until Aug 31, 2023----Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS----Job Details:General NotesTCHATT is a telehealth program that provides short term mental health services to students in public schools. Interest in developing sustainable pathways for community health referrals, developing collaborations with community agencies and refining processes is welcomed. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled. The expected start date for this position is as soon as possible, but this remains negotiable based on applicant preferences and availability. This is a grant funded position with an end date of 8/31/23, renewable based upon availability of funding and, work performance.PurposeThe Referrals Coordinator will join our growing multi-disciplinary team in the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School. The referrals coordinator will work with the multi-disciplinary team to locate ongoing mental health services in the community for long-term care.Responsibilities

  • Work in an inter-professional model and routinely collaborate with pediatric psychiatrists, psychologists, other licensed professional professionals and administrative staff internally to understand the long-term psychological needs of individual patients. Assembling information concerning a patient's clinical background and referral needs.
  • Oversee the communication process of referral information to team members, patients, and school staff. Update EMR to reflect this process and support other team members in helping disseminate appropriate referral information.
  • Continue to update available referrals within the TCHATT database by engaging community outreach. Provide updates for the TCHATT team about community referral availability.
  • Develop and facilitate partnerships with community stakeholders.
  • Create a standardized process for specific referrals concerns.
  • Special projects and other duties as assignedRequired QualificationsBachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience or a master's degree and one (1) year of experience in Social Work, counseling or related fields or equivalent. Must possess the ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person as well as demonstrated use of superior written and verbal communication skills. Must possess the ability to interact with peers, executives, patients' families and other program partners in a manner that represents the Dell Medical School positively. Must exhibit sound judgment in decision-making. Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsExperience providing care coordination, and case management. Flexible and positive attitude. Organized and able to manage competing priorities. Proficient PC skills with emphasis on G-Suite. Strong communication and customer service skills. Resourcefulness in problem solving. Able to follow through with delegated tasks with accountability. Health plan or provider order entry experience helpful. Some knowledge of medical terminology. High level of integrity.Salary Range$40,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • May work in all weather conditions
    • May work around standard office conditions
    • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstationRequired Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
        • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
        • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.

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