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Care Team Coordinator

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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 , Care Team Coordinator, Other , Fairfield, Connecticut

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