Intermountain Healthcare Dialysis Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:213330
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

The Dialysis Manager is responsible for the operations for either the Outpatient Dialysis Services or the Acute Dialysis Services system-wide for Intermountain Healthcare. This role will ensure that dialysis services are in accordance with ESRD, Joint Commission, and State Department of Health treatment standards and practices. This role will also ensure quality of care to all patients that utilize dialysis services.

Essential Job Duties

  • Participates in and contributes to the system-wide strategic planning process, day-to-day operations, standard of care and attainment of organized goals for either the Outpatient or Acute Dialysis Intermountain Healthcare services.
  • Advocates for and allocates available resources to promote efficient, effective, safe and compassionate patient care based on current standards of practice for dialysis services.
  • Facilitates collaborative problem solving among interdepartmental disciplines.
  • Assists in the development and implementation for Intermountain Healthcare's Dialysis Services capital and operating budgets. Consults with local facilities on organization, staffing for Outpatient and Acute Dialysis services.
  • Ensures system-wide performance and compliance with patient safety initiatives, federal, state and other regulatory bodies such as joint commission, OSHA, CMS, DOPL and other dialysis specific accrediting and certifying bodies.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures to ensure dialysis regulatory compliance system-wide for either Outpatient or Acute Dialysis groups.
  • Effectively implements professional and organizational best practices to ensure the delivery of quality patient care.
  • Monitors and improves patient satisfaction utilizing available service metrics and national benchmarks to develop and implement action plans to achieve desired outcomes in service excellence goals.
  • Ensures that new skill training and ongoing competency verification is completed annually.
  • Ensures competent and sufficient number of staff to meet patient care needs, which includes hiring, orientation, and managing staffing to a changing census.

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Full-Time
  • Department: 15400-28011 Dialysis Acute
  • Additional Details: This position will cover the central region (Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
  • Current dialysis technician certification
  • Five years of experience managing dialysis operations for a full service dialysis center within a health care system environment.
  • Three years in a role requiring project management skills, including the demonstrated ability to conceptualize, develop and implement projects on time and within budget constraints.
  • Three years in a leadership role involving teams and specialized projects.
  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail scheduling applications.
  • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel throughout the system to meet with facility leaders and employees to accomplish work is necessary.
  • Experience in developing policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies. Ability to evaluate and interpret color coded test results on test strips.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or Master of Healthcare Administration from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working in an integrated healthcare system.
  • Experience in designing and conducting research, analyzing data.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location Intermountain Medical Center

Expertise Business / Administration

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City