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Patient Coordinator (Per Diem)

Company: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Physician, participates/assists in the nursing process during delivery of patient care according to department policies and procedures. Performs a variety of clerical duties, including but not limited to, entering data into the Wound Care and Hospital databases, answer telephone, greet customers, route calls to appropriate staff, schedule patient and confirm patient appointments. Audits data and generates reports as needed. Assists with wound photography and measurements. Promptly reports unusual observations or changes in patient condition/behavior. Completes all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to, age appropriate techniques for ADL's, mobility, transfers, positioning, hygiene, toileting, and correct application of orthosis/prosthesis, and use of adaptive devices. Transports patients. Collects specimens as directed. Records complete, accurate and comprehensive data pursuant to care given as well as observed responses to treatment, including patient's participation in wound care plan. Completes unit tasks such as cleaning exam areas and instrument processing. Processes referrals and verifies patient insurance coverage. Identifies the need for additional visits before the current time or number of visits expire. Sends clinical information and photographs (as needed) to appropriate insurance company with a request for an extension of visits. Documents authorization of extension in appropriate location(s). Assists with coordinating patient ancillary testing with other hospital departments. Assembles new patient charts, maintains and files existing patient charts, "spot checking" charts for data completeness and signatures (paper and/or EMR). Assists in orientation of other personnel to the unit. Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested by immediate supervisor.Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital's commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service. Ability to read, write and communicate in English. High School Graduate or GED. One year recent experience (with past 5 years) as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or equivalent (LPN, EMT). Two years recent experience (within the past 3 years) in a patient care setting such as a medical office, clinic or hospital. Demonstrated computer keyboarding skills.

Keywords: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc., Plymouth , Patient Coordinator (Per Diem), Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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