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Coordinator Patient Care

Company: VITAS
Location: Lombard
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Effectively processes calls in a systematic and organized manner following Care Connection Center scripts, policies, and procedures.
Promptly answers and screens incoming calls, with appropriate escalation as needed.
Ensures timely and accurate VX documentation on all tasks completed in accordance with Telecare documentation standards to ensure data integrity.
Facilitates communication between Telecare team members, staff in the field, HME, referral sources, vendors, physicians, facility staff, and patients and family.
Handles concerns independently within their scope of practice and seeks guidance from the Telecare Nurse or Team Leader as needed in the execution of their tasks.
Takes ownership and resolve all customer service issues with first call resolution whenever possible. Escalate immediately as needed.
Becomes compliant with all departmental standards; policies and procedures, training and education, workforce management, disaster planning, effectively managing and prioritizing work tasks, attendance, adherence, and quality.
Participates in the education of new hires as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS Two or more years related experience in medical terminology and/or in a call center environment
Ability to attain goals in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining strong partnering relationships with internal and external callers
Superior ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the customer interaction to include both verbally and in writing to provide a concierge level of service
Working knowledge of computers, internet access, and the ability to navigate within an automated systems and a variety of software packages, and type a preferred 50 WPM
Prior experience in working collaboratively with other functional leaders to drive action plans.
Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple responsibilities and work on various assignments simultaneously
Ability to communicate tactfully with department heads, managers, coworkers and vendors to resolve problems and negotiate resolutions
Ability to work weekends and holidays as necessary to support the operations of the Care Connection Center.
Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
EDUCATION Completion of high school or basic education equivalency required. Medical or business office education or training preferred.
About Us
VITAS - Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, and has the resources and expertise to support your personal and professional growth. -As a member of the VITAS team, you'll find fulfillment working for a people-focused organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others. You will be more than just an employee: You will be counted on as an expert in your field, and as a valued team member whose efforts are respected and vital to our hospice mission.
All VITAS employees commit to fulfilling their duties and responsibilities with the highest regard for professionalism, collaboration and teamwork, and an eye focused constantly on growth and improvement. We serve with commitment and compassion, and position ourselves for the future by embracing, innovating, and leading change. If you are that person, make your voice heard-find your purpose at VITAS today.
Benefits Include:
- Competitive compensation
- Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
- Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance
- 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
- Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Time Off
- Employee Assistance Program
- Legal Insurance
- Roadside Assistance
- Affinity Program

We offer a variety of full-time, part-time and per-diem employment opportunities. You can choose to work day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends.
Choose a Career with VITAS

Keywords: VITAS, Lombard , Coordinator Patient Care, Other , Lombard, Illinois

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