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Care Management Assistant (Per Diem)

PeaceHealth is seeking a Care Management Assistant (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.

Req ID: 164735

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assistance with discharge arrangements for care facility and home discharge.

Provides support to the Care Management Team to ensure that the day to day operational functions of the department are met in a timely manner. Assists with discharge arrangements for care facility and home discharge in collaboration with the RN Care Manager and/or Social Worker. Responsible for timely and appropriate documentation within the electronic medical records system.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assists with arranging home health skilled services and durable medical equipment.  Assists with post-discharge follow up appointments and arranging new PCP for un-doctored patients.
  2. Assists with issuing Medicare Important Message letters, confirming PCP and demographic and faxing hospital clinical updates to PCP and/or payors.
  3. Confirms outpatient therapy or post-hospital anticoagulation arrangements.
  4. Ensures that appropriate documentation is placed timely within CareConnect.  Ensures documentation of discharge planning assistance interventions are placed in CareConnect.
  5. Greets visitors and health care personnel, screens visitors and telephone calls to determine urgency of contact and facilitates appropriate routing or referral.
  6. Performs clerical duties which may include front office support, scheduling assistance, management of daily assignments, and time keeping.
  7. Gathers/enters data, retrieves/creates reports as delegated, which may include Concur expense reporting.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:         

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:         

  • Minimum of three years of administrative experience in a professional office environment required.
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Formal business and/or administrative assistant training or experience is preferred.

 

OTHER SKILLS:    

  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment is required.
  • Ability to work with office equipment including computers, printers, and phones is required.
  • Proficiency in Windows based PC applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.

 

PHSW PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires normal amounts physical effort up to 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 20 lbs or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $16.59, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Clerical || Per Diem/Relief || CLINICAL SUPP SVCS

Company
Peacehealth
Posted
09/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Vancouver, WA 98660, US