- Performs treatment planning and dose calculations using computers, calculators and manual techniques for external beam treatment planning.
- Identifies and contours normal and dose-limiting structures by utilizing images from one or more data sets. Is proficient in image registration with various image data sets to include CT, MRI, and PET.
- Prepares blocks, bolus material, positioning devices, other treatment aids as needed. Checks treatment aids for suitability and accuracy when necessary to assist therapist.
- Completes proper records, patient data forms, planning documents, and billing information logs for all treatment planning, calculations, patient measurements, consultations, and chart checks, when necessary.
- Consults with physicians and therapists to obtain information for patient planning and dose calculations. Works closely with radiation therapy staff to investigate problems in patient treatments or set-up techniques, aids in recommending solutions to problems, reports results to supervisor when adverse reactions occur, or when no solution to the problem is reached.
- Performs checks on patient charts for accuracy and proper documentation according to established procedures.
Ability to work independently, but in collaboration with the Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicist.
Ability to interpret criteria and develop treatment plans as defined by relevant treatment protocols.
- Monitors and adheres to general radiation safety guidelines.
- Develops and maintains a positive and professional work climate and the overall team effort of the institution and ROC.
- Performs related responsibilities as required or directed.
- Maintains confidentiality of all patient, employee, and institutional information.
- Assists radiation therapists with patient set-up procedures at treatment machine and\or simulator as needed.
- Acts in concordance with the AAMD Code of Ethics.
- Due to the academic nature of this department, occasionally hosts and teaches an observer (student, radiation therapist, resident, fellow, etc.) applied aspects of medical dosimetry.
- Participates in clinical research as needed.
- Participates in quality improvement processes.
- Other duties as assigned.
(70%) Trauma-Specific Mental Health Care Coordination:
- Gather information about a referred child’s symptoms and needs after exposure to trauma (e.g., current symptoms and caregiver concerns, previous evaluations, history of abuse or victimization, teacher input).
- Identify the evidenced-based treatment that is most likely to match the child and family needs based on gathered information.
- Provide brief education on evidence-based trauma treatment to families and relevant stakeholders.
- Help caregivers/legal guardians to initiate a first mental health appointment with a provider of their choice that is trained in the evidenced-based treatment that optimally addresses their child’s issues (e.g., identifying a trained provider able to accept the client, coordinating schedules, assisting with obtaining physician referral).
- Monitor child engagement in treatment and help identify any barriers to participation.
15% Community Outreach/ Partnership Development
- Engage in outreach activities to develop and maintain communication protocols among a network of partnering mental health providers of evidenced-based treatments in Central Arkansas.
- Attend outreach or training events for educators, health professionals and other groups for purposes of engagement into care coordination processes.
- Maintain good communication with Trauma Care Manager on referrals and relationships with community partners.
15% Other Program Responsibilities
- Track and compile data to deliver routine reports to leadership regarding completed referrals and other activities.
- Provide back-up support to the UAMS team that provides consultation to school administrators and counselors following a school crisis.
- Provide school or community trainings on trauma-related topics.
This position will typically work from home (remotely) after initial training. Temporary workspaces may be available on campus for short-terms need, but are not guaranteed.
- Provides basic end user phone support and assistance of applications. Examples of applications would be password maintenance, communication applications such as Outlook and Skype, basic Microsoft Office applications, and a variety of additional enterprise applications; position will also provide support for workstations and peripherals within the hospital, campus and off-site locations, utilizing remote software.
- Documents work in progress and solutions to trouble calls using call tracking software.
- Assists in the testing of new and updated software/hardware.
- Other related duties as assigned by manager.
- Schedules, reschedules, and coordinates appointments using hospital software by performing visit notifications to patients, pre-registration of patients as needed.
- Inputs and/or updates accurate patient information.
- Processes walk-ins, creates new patient charts, accesses systems for orders, works patient portal and maintains tracker board for multiple departments.
- Schedules surgeries and/or tests.
- Issues school/work excuses, sends out no-show letters, takes patient photos for centricity.
- Responsible for blocking schedules in PHS as appropriate.
- Conducts insurance verification and benefit explanation by running eligibility on patients, performs ABN completion.
- Conducts authorizations and pre-certifications, tracks pre-authorizations and maintains referrals.
- Enters benefit and authorization information input PCT.
- Obtains OON waiver and coordinates completion of OON wavers.
- Maintains initial plan of care (signatures, etc.), and is responsible for inputting daily and monthly statistics and communicates any medical record issues.
- Responsible for various maintenance reports (i.e. bogies, work denials, open encounter, laser arc reports, cancelled clinic reports, etc.).
- May perform other duties as assigned.
- Manages day-to-day integration of Community Health Workers: this includes managing translations, call center staffing, supervisory, evaluation of employees, hiring employees, disciplinary actions of employees, and training of employees.
- Fosters expansion of program by reaching out to community organizations. Will work within organization to foster good working relationships with administrators and staff. Conducts meetings to discuss program initiatives, progress or problems. Able to lead and present program meetings workshops, training or presentations.
- Determines program goals, objectives, develop guidelines, develops and implements policies and procedures, evaluates program effectiveness and compliance. Ensures that program team members comply with accepted standards and behave in a professional and ethical manner. Prioritizes specific tasks, assesses available resources to accomplish program goals.
- Ensures that program team members maintain training requirements at a sufficient level and initiates corrective actions and/or revisions and provides technical direction and administrative support.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
- Through group therapy related to identified patient needs.
- Psychosocial services to include initial assessment upon admission.
- Patient and family education, advocacy, counseling and interventions with individuals, couples, families and groups for purposes of assessment and enhancement of problem-solving and coping capacities.
- Therapeutic intervention through individual and family therapy related to identified patient needs.
- Discharge planning and aftercare coordination, community referrals and linkages.
- Participate in team/staff treatment meetings for the adult units, census team meetings as requested and other collaboration in order to develop, plan, and manage the treatment of patients from admission through discharge.
- Provides accurate and timely documentation of all interactions related to the treatment of the patient.
- Serves as a consultant for processing guardianship, power of attorney, health care proxy, and advance directives in conformance with UAMS policy.
May perform other duties as assigned.
- Accurately picks and fills medication carts. Averages less than four errors daily while picking the medication carts.
- Processes and expedites delivery of STAT/NOW orders as soon as possible using Dispense Tracking.
- Uses hospital wide EPIC system to track medication dispensing to unit.
- Packages Unit Dose medications accurately.
- Understands and handles, “Hazardous Drugs” and follows all policies related to medication processing.
- Monitors and processes Pyxis Stock Outs as soon as possible. Notifies a pharmacist when medications are ready for checking.
- Fills crash cart trays using the Kitcheck system and restocks emergency boxes and trays.
- Assiss with pharmacy automation via Robot and Med Carousel.
- Answers/Receives and prescreens phone calls. Demonstrates proper phone etiquette.
- Manages Pyxis inventory, including accurate selection and refilling of medication. Loads and unloads medication and resolves discrepancies.
- Understands how to operate all equipment (CII safe, Pyxis, load printers, fax machines, etc.).
- Delivers medication carts accurately and promptly.
- Delivers Pyxis accurately and promptly.
- Maintains security of controlled substances.
- Removes expired drugs from assigned areas monthly.
- Maintains clean work surfaces, hoods, and classified spaces by using proper techniques and following policies and procedures.
- Maintains neat and clean work surfaces in all dispensing areas
- Pulls and labels medications prior to dispensing.
- Handles compounded products (tubing, delivering, etc.)
- Contacts nurses with secure codes for compounded narcotic products
- Maintains adequate stock of pre-made and frozen IV products
- Rotates stock appropriately based on expiration dates
- Processes expired, damaged and recalled pharmacy products
- Responsible for the upkeep of sterile and non-sterile compounding areas
- Monitors and records temperature, humidity, and pressure logs
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Coordinates with the Assistant Director of e-Link IDHI on all matters related to their assigned sites.
- Develops strong relationships with community anchor institution staff throughout the state.
- Learns all components of e-Link including all processes such as e-Link portal, e-Link Database, contracts, order forms, Vyopta, Request for Information, inventory equipment, Cisco Meeting software, Video Systems, TMS (Tracking Management System), Monday.com, IBM Watson, etc.
- Facilitates and processes all Request for Information related to their sites.
- Processes e-Link order forms, sends order forms to the contracts department to place in the contract, sends contract to sites, receives signed contract back from site and send to contract department to have invoice generated. Sends invoice to site and monitors the status to ensure payment is received in a timely fashion.
- Adheres to financial scopes for the region including budget, reporting and documentation for internal and external accountability.
- Manages coordination of internal and external communication among IDHI representatives, technical staff, vendors, providers and regional representatives.
- Works with their sites to ensure maximum video conferencing availability of UAMS e-Link services for Telemedicine and distance education.
- The Program Manager coordinates, facilitates and provides project management for membership. Provides outreach and communications with membership and the development of relationships. Serves as the liaison and Coordinator with Arkansas Research Education Optical Network (ARE-ON) for Co-Lo hub sites.
- Serves as coordinator for circuits adds, moves and changes with appropriate provider and UAMS IT support. Assists in reporting requirements for program or initiatives.
- Manages their sites activities and services in the eLink Database.
- Coordinate and link the services and resources of UAMS CDH with the needs of the membership.
- Educates membership personnel on various ways to access programs, training on equipment and use broadband services.
- Attend e-Link Team Meetings and updates Assistant Director of e-Link as required.
- Assures objectivity and ethical conduct.
- Coordinates and link the services and resources of UAMS CDH with the needs of Community Anchor Institutions in the state.
- Develops standard operating procedures (SOP) for duties related to your job functions.
- Visits each site that is assigned to them at least once a year or as often as needed.
- Educates community anchor institution personnel on various ways to access programs, training on equipment and use broadband services.
- Provides specified deliverables of regional implementation.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Manages patient and patient related intake by gathering patient name, date of birth, who is calling, call-back number, medical record/provider information resulting from phone calls and faxes coming to the Genetics Section and then routing this information to appropriate Section clinical staff.
- Assists clinical staff in gathering data and contacting outside agencies for information as requested.
- Prints schedules and contact patients within three days of scheduled appointment to follow-up/remind them of their appointments.
- Notifies genetic counselor and appropriate physician on scheduling outcome of that clinic day.
- Manages and maintain patient waitlists to ensure opportunity to fill any cancelled slots.
- Interacts with patient families and providers in a cooperative and professional manner at all times.
- Provides timely and detailed driven support to clinical staff including but not limited to any requested clinic prep, completion of lab requisition forms and adding genetic testing as instructed by clinical staff, weekly lab testing follow-up and tracking of test results, weekly tracking of referrals, professional communication of pertinent insurance information to families to determine if they would like to move forward with testing, and any additional clinical support request by clinical staff.
Other duties as assigned.
- Perform administrative duties and job functions under the minimum supervision of faculty members and direct supervisor.
- Duties include but are not limited to Managing clinician’s calendars and schedules to include clinical and educational time as well as other time sensitive meetings.
- Coordinates meetings, speaking engagements and conference participation as well as arranging extensive domestic/international travel.
- Coordinates faculty travel, makes reservations, completes itineraries, and processes reimbursements according to UAMS policy.
- Actively problem solves scheduling issues.
- Update CV’s in FacFacts.
- Assist with preparation of P&T packets; prepare letters of recommendation, assists with reappointment paperwork.
- Conduct & prepare literature searches using UAMS library services and the Internet as requested to support faculty scholarly and clinical requirements.
- Enters call schedule into On-Call System.
- Schedule and coordinate functions, prepare agenda and take minutes.
- Assist with preparation of daily correspondence.
- Assists faculty when IT support as needed. .
- Provides data entry support on Faculty items as needed.
- Maintains faculty licensure and credentialing in an up to date and paid manner.
- Performs literature and pub med searches in support of faculty and academic mission.
- Files and retains documents.
- Perform duties and functions under minimum supervision as needed to maintain office operations.
- Screen and answer calls in a professional and timely manner.
- Properly route incoming communications to correct source.
- Manage division property by keeping assigned list up to date and accurate.
- Maintain office equipment in working order.
- Order office supplies as needed.
- Distribute incoming mail.
- Special projects, assisting with support in divisions across the department as needed.
- Participation in departmental staff meetings, presentations and departmental performance improvement initiatives.
- May support other divisions in the department as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Triages referrals to determine if appropriate
- Gathers patient information throughout the intake process
- Request Records
- Reviews and summarizes patient information to determine scheduling recommendations
- Oversees the discharge of intakes when needed
- Coordinates and monitors referrals and applications for services as determined by the patient triage
- Keeps families and PCP’s updated on intake process
- Answer family and PCP questions when appropriate
- Documents all significant contacts and interactions with families, PCP’s and other collateral contacts related to patient care
- Coordinates the advance preparation for upcoming clinic appointments
- Contacts caregivers to obtain new and/or updated information
- Request new records as needed
- Ensures all records have been entered into the electronic medical record
- Ensures behavior rating forms have been scored appropriately
- Prepares paper chart by organizing information for easy access for clinician
- Assumes the functions of the Family Navigator, when back-up is needed.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
We Create Comfort, Hope and Healing for our Patients and Families. The Circle of Excellence consists of behavior and service standards which demonstrate the culture and policies and procedures of UAMS and the Clinical Programs Division. The service standards are: Safety 20%, Respect 20%, Excellence 20%, Image 20%, and Efficiency 20%. The behavior standards consist of: our environment, attitude, ethics, communication, teamwork, appearance, and quality. These are all attributes which are essential in providing the patient care and support in achieving the overall mission of the organization.
Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team by providing clinical psychosocial services to patients and families including: interviews/performs psychosocial assessments to determine the needs of the patient/family, develops treatment plan that details planned interventions, facilitates/supports transitions of care, provides direct patient counseling/education, investigates/assists patients and families in securing needed resources for financial/other services to ensure continuity of care, serves as liaison with other departments and agencies both internal and external to insure access to care, documents all contacts and interventions in the EMR. The SW II collaborates and advocates with the healthcare team and other departments/agencies for solutions to obstacles that compromise patient-centered care and treatment outcomes. Provides information and referrals for assistance with housing, transportation, food and medications through UAMS and community resources. Intervenes to address the emotional impact of illness including adjustment to illness, grief counseling, psychotherapy (individual, couples, family and children) and crisis intervention.
Develops and manages programs that support the patient care goals of the Cancer Service Line to include identification of service gaps, research regarding national best practices and pursuit of training needed for subject matter expertise, program design to meet specific need, delivery of program with adherence to timeline, budget, and quality metrics. Provides subject matter expertise regarding the program to the interdisciplinary team and orients team to the program as part of implementation. Collects data and develops/provides reports as required. Utilizes program-related data to inform quality improvement initiatives. Supervises graduate interns including responsibility for their orientation, training, interventions and compliance with UAMS policy and other regulatory requirements, adherence to graduate program requirements, development of professional skills and interdisciplinary team skills. Assesses student competencies for report to graduate school and delivers counseling and guidance to assist the student in achieving professional development goals. Manages interdisciplinary team initiatives to support optimum patient care. Demonstrates awareness of safety, liability, and risk management issues.
Maintains professional skills and credentialing as required by professional licensing organization. Demonstrates high level of integrity and innovative thinking to actively contribute to success of UAMS. Promotes/models positive multidisciplinary collaboration with colleagues, management team, and other departments. Adheres/enforces all UAMS policies and procedures. Represents the department on campus committees. Demonstrates knowledge and expertise in program development and management.
May perform other duties as assigned.
- Facilitate the creation, implementation and execution of the Arkansas Hospital Emergency Room Discharge Naloxone Program, including but not limited to policy changes/updates, process flow development and documentation, coordination with clinical staff and administrative staff at participating hospital(s).
- Develop and apply performance metrics needed to gauge the success of the program.
- Establish relationships and communication channels with program participants and stakeholders.
- Convene and participate in policy meetings, stakeholder meetings, and senior leadership briefings.
- Serve as the central point of contact for issue resolution for the program.
- Provide timely and accurate status reporting to senior leadership and stakeholders.
- Other related duties as assigned.
- Collects patient data
- Performs vital signs and utilize skills such as phlebotomy
- Performs EKG's, dressing changes, set up for and assist provider with procedures and examinations
- Coordinates appointments, referrals, consults, tests and/or procedures
- Responds appropriately to the requirements of third-party payers requesting medical records and surgery scheduling
- Check-in and registers patients, check-out and collects payments and issues receipts, verifies insurance coverage
- Assist with prior authorizations
- May perform other duties as assigned
- Provides language and oral motor assessments and treatment based evidence-based techniques in a naturalistic, developmentally appropriate manner.
- Evaluates prescription, to determine the presence of articulation, language, voice, fluency, prosody, pragmatics, oral-motor and/or feeding disorders using appropriate diagnostic instruments.
- Reviews results of standardized scores along with informed clinical judgment and observations to make the correct diagnosis.
- Translates the obtained information into a professional, typed document along with treatment recommendations, developing appropriate goals and objectives as related to patient’s needs. monitors progress and makes modifications to treatment plan as needed.
- Documents services provided in a professional, timely manner. Carefully, prepares and provides billing documents according to Kids First and Medicaid guidelines on a weekly basis. Verifies accuracy billing documents through careful review of progress notes, treatment room sign-out forms, and child’s individual prescription requirements.
- Works collaborative and communicates effectively within the team; engages families as members of the treatment team.
- Encourages families to take an active role in supporting their child’s development using the principles of Family Centered Care.
- Collaborates and communicates with families, other therapists, nurses, social workers, director, developmental staff, and contractors to provide the best quality of care and optimal outcomes for each child.
- Supports the academic mission of the Kids First program. This includes participation in the training of students and pre-service professionals, education and outreach to stakeholders, families served, and community partners. May include training and participation in research projects or other duties as assigned.
- Performs loading and unloading of equipment and furniture for customers on central campus and surrounding areas including pick up of all surplus items and delivering to designated site(s) including Arkansas Marketing and Redistribution (M&R).
- Collection and transport of recyclables and waste from around campus to various collection sites on campus
- Assist with setting up for events on campus
- Disassembly and reassembly of computers, furniture, and other equipment as needed.
- Performs general tasks of removal and destruction of hard drives/media from all computers and equipment before sending to M&R.
*This position is declared as essential and performs other duties as assigned.
- Reviews analyzes and resolves problems on accounts concerning physician & hospital billing resulting from calls from, patients, family members, attorneys, insurance companies or work queue assignments.
- Two separate process' for physician & hospital accounts.
- Applies knowledge of their party billing practices and regulations in the management of assigned accounts.
- Discusses account with patients by phone, face to face, MyChart, email (other electronic communication) or fax to respond to concerns and answer questions verifying all insurance has been billed properly and financial assistance has posted.
- Sets payment plans, post payments manual and virtual in cash drawer, complete end of day processing following cash handling procedures.
- Works as liaison between agencies and patient.
- Processes incoming correspondence including attorney requests for information, financial hardship.
- Utilizes various patient systems, websites to retrieve information.
- Other duties as assigned.
Title: Faculty, Supervising Dentist
Rank: Assistant Professor; Non-Tenure Track
The Department of Dental Hygiene in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a part-time, 12-month clinical faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. This benefits eligible position is for 3 days per week. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The appointment start date is flexible.
The faculty member will report to the program director of the dental hygiene program and will have primary responsibility of supervising students in the dental hygiene clinic and providing laboratory, pre-clinical and clinical instruction as assigned. The supervising dentist will provide clinical supervision for applicable dental hygiene procedures performed in the UAMS Dental Hygiene Clinic as detail in the Rules & Regulations of the Arkansas Dental Practice Act.
- Serve as main technical resource for UAMS Regional Programs.
- Responsible for the development and implementation of training programs.
- Oversee clinical lab staff.
- Ensure monthly oversight of training and competency records.
- Perform annual performance evaluations, competencies, coaching and discipline.
- Tracking of expenses and budget.
- Performs cost analysis on all new procedures and for procedure updates.
- Maintain benchmarking data and set targets.
- Write and review SOPs.
- Liaison with LPS leadership on site visits and new labs across Arkansas.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Performing or assisting with experiments that provide direct data contribution to ongoing research efforts (includes RNA and DNA isolation and analysis, PCR and qRT-PCR, cell culture, animal experiments, protein isolation, Western blotting, bacterial culture).maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies, cleaning and sterilization of glassware, general cleaning and restocking of the laboratory, making chemical reagents, preparation of various buffers and data
- Will also assist with preparing data and writing manuscripts as needed by the investigator
- Other duties as assigned