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Care Team Coordinator

Company: Interim HealthCare - Fairfield, CT
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

General Purpose:

Responsible for supporting the continuous improvement of the total quality of the branch/office as it relates to the management of the day to day office operations, coordination of caregivers, and the attention to financial matters that may include payroll, billing and/or accounts receivable. We are a small, growing Medicare Certified Home Health Agency with tremendous job growth potential.

Essential Functions:

* Receive and enter data for new and current patients and employee records. * Create, maintain and update the clinician’s schedules according to authorizations and patient needs. Maintain clinician’s availability lists. * Serve as the point of contact for all interactions with clinical team members, administrative associates, referral sources and patients. * Ensure adherence to company policies associated with record establishment, retention, maintenance and confidentiality. * Prepare clinical records for new patients upon receipt of referral. Complete quantitative administrative review of clinical records at start of care and upon patient discharge. * File incoming documents daily. Maintain a control procedure for active patient files. Maintain a tracking system to ensure clinical records are current according to company policy and regulatory requirements. * Partner with clinical resources to oversee patient intake and inquiries and assess patient needs. * Completes other assignments as requested and assigned. * May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department. Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

* High School Diploma or equivalent * Minimum of one year data entry, word processing and/or medical records maintenance experience in a medical or healthcare customer service environment * Attention to detail, along with excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional customer service and problem-solving skills. * Ability to multi-task, worker under pressure with changing priorities and short deadlines * Excellent computer skills. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

* Previous medical office work or home health office required. * Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with multiple tasks, changing priorities, short deadlines and heavy workload. * Excellent analytical skills including identifying issues and trends, summarizing financial and business data and preparing resolutions. * Excellent verbal and written skills. * Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail. * Computer proficiency to include Windows operating system and Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Excel and Word. Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

* Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. * Ability to sit in front of CPU for long periods of time. * Ability to work flexible schedule and/or evening hours as needed. * Physical activity is sedentary and may require occasional lifting or carrying up to 10 lbs.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare - Fairfield, CT, Fairfield , Care Team Coordinator, Other , Fairfield, Connecticut

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