Health Screening Coordinator


Posted: 06/28/2021

Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 224 North 2200 West Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt with full benefits

Hiring Range: $17.00-$17.50/ hr DOE


Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs Programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental Insurance for employees working 30+ hours per week, life insurance, 401a and 403b retirement plans, and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

Coordinate appointments, provide or coordinate transportation, and advocate for all newly arriving refugee and asylee clients. This includes maintaining regular communication with the Utah Department of Health (DOH), booking appointments, maintaining health screening records, following up with LTBI medications, and enrolling clients in an HMO or available insurance. This position assumes primary responsibility for fulfilling all duties as outlined in the Health Screening or TB grant.


Responsibilities include:

  1. Place each new arrival client on the arrival list provided by DOH and send the list to the HS/TB contact at DOH via email on the PHA Access website. This should occur at least two weeks before arrival, or as soon as learning about a walk-in client from the CCS case management team.
  2. Schedule a health screening for each new client with the DOH approved screening clinics. If client is ineligible for Medicaid, request approval from DOH to complete the screening. The screening appointment must be completed within 30 days of arrival. After scheduling the appointment, input the health screening time, location, and provider's name under health notes in UWORKS.
  3. Conduct and upload a medical history prescreening for each client into RHOS and give hard copies to clients. Give overseas medical reports for each refugee to the health screening provider.
  4. Acknowledge appointment referrals made by health screening provider in RHOS and oversee the completion of each referral within 3 months of a client's arrival. This includes scheduling the referral appointments within two weeks of their information being uploaded into RHOS with the appropriate specialist in the community. Enter the appointments onto the Health Services team calendar. When appropriate, refer clients to the PC program in coordination with the client's case manager.
  5. Schedule the "establishing care appointment" with each client's health screening provider. Oversee and coordinate the completion of this appointment within 90 days of the health screening.
  6. When necessary, schedule chest X-Rays at St. Mark's Hospital or Redwood Health Center for class A clients. For class B, schedule the Chest X-Ray at the Salt Lake Public Health Center. For both class A and class B, coordinate and oversee the completion of these appointments within 30 days of the order.
  7. Initiate communication with infectious disease nurses at the SL Public Health Center via PHA Access to schedule a time to speak with the assigned nurse regarding medication. Follow up on any concerns or questions and ensure that the client is receiving medication when it is renewed.
  8. Ensure each client knows when their appointments are and ensure they arrive on time. Coordinating transportation for each appointment, providing transportation when necessary.
  9. Gather completed HMO forms from each client's CCS case manager and email them to the health program representative at the DOH. Upon receiving the Medicaid ID numbers from the health program representative, input these Medicaid numbers onto the original arrival list and send to DOH. Input these Medicaid numbers into UWORKS as well.
  10. Complete the HS grant billing form monthly by entering all completed health intake and eligible appointments from a given month. Submit the billing to the CCS Compliance Director by the 13th of each month. Ensure that each billing form is correctly completed for each appointment and include a digital copy with the grant billing form.
  11. Complete all case notes and documentation required for billing and reporting.
  12. In coordination with the Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Manager, and Health Services Supervisor, work with volunteers and interns to appropriately help with the above duties and other tasks.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


Work Environment inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

  1. This position is in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
  2. Some local travel.


Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

  1. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  2. This role includes driving locally to meetings and transporting clients to and from medical appointments.


Skills, knowledge and abilities:

  1. Works independently in safe, appropriate manner
  2. Demonstrates both problem solving and problem prevention skills
  3. Displays sensitivity to the needs of clients, client's families, visitors, co-workers, volunteers, and other persons with whom the employee may interact
  4. Recognizes time as a valuable resource and responds promptly to needs of clients, and co-workers
  5. Consistently performs work assignments in a time-efficient manner and adheres to deadlines
  6. Proficiency in English oral and written communication
  7. Must maintain confidentiality regarding clients
  8. Proficiency in computer skills to maintain financial data, spreadsheets, database, scheduling, Outlook, and Office 365
  9. Personal qualities of openness and respect for co-workers and clients, with compassion and graciousness in helping clients to assess and face their situations and to accept assistance


Education, training and or experience: ?

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or equivalent experience


Background Screen/BCI requirement

  1. Must pass BCI/FBI background check


Licenses, certifications and credentials

  1. Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety and auto insurance requirements.


Position status and expected schedule

  1. This position is full-time and non-exempt.
  2. The general schedule will consist of 40 hours to be worked on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Schedule flexibility required to accommodate client needs.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply: Please go to the company website: and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled

Requisition #: 21.06.04