Dignity Health Care Coordination Assistant in LONG BEACH, California
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.
The Care Coordinator Assistant provides clerical, secretarial and administrative support for the Care Coordination department.
Under the direction and supervision of the licensed staff, the Care Coordination Assistant preforms the following activites and processes ; post acute care coordination ( SHF, HHC, DME, Hospice , etc., ) revenue related activities ( authorizations, certifications and payer communications ) , stocking and monitoring office supplies and equipment and maintaining accurate and complete departmental records.
This position may function as the point of contact for the department, and is responsible for the professional and timely response to calls, messages and the forwarding of communications to the responsible party.
The Care Coordinator Assistant may be assigned other duties within the scope of the role, including, but not limited to, scheduling, faxing, auditing ,transcribing, filing, delivering, sorting, editing, tracking and correlating the departments documentation, records and forms.
This positions emphasis will be on optimizing the licensed staffs productivity by providing clerical support, managing confidential patient information and ensuring the compliant and accurate management of departmental records and communications.
The Care Coordination Assistant performs these duties according to appliciable hospital policies, standards of practice and Federal and State regulations.
Two years of vocational training,medical office experience or relevant work experience required.
High School Graduate or equivalent education required. Associates Degree preferred
Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, typing, and computer data entry.
Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential
Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively
Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation. ?
bility to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
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Job ID 2020-97450
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Utilization Review
Hours / Pay Period 8
Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Location LONG BEACH
Standard Hours M-SU 8-5pm
Work Schedule 8 Hour
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