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Patient Advocate 

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Category Social Services  
Description

Patient Advocate-Full Time

 

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? MEDS, a leader in patient advocacy, is seeking Patient Advocates to join our team.

The schedule is 10:30am-7pm, Monday through Friday

 

Job Description:

 

The Patient Advocate will assist clients with applications for benefits through Medicaid, Social Security Disability and/or hospital charity program assistance. We ensure that Medicaid, Social Security, County Indigent or other types of eligible funding for health care services is received for patients onsite at a local hospital. This includes assisting the patients and others to complete forms, applications and other paperwork. Other duties will be assigned.

 

 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Collect and review patient information to determine patient's eligibility for Medicaid and charity programs
  • Prepare documents; review for accuracy and completeness
  • Provide technical assistance on agency issues, services, program(s)
  • Maintain and/or create files or record keeping systems. Sort, label file and retrieve documents or other materials.
  • Ensure adequate documentation is maintained.
  • Manage caseload.
  • Computer proficiency skills are required.
  • Retrieve, sustain and communicate all designated reports.
  • Maintain database.
  • Develop and retain professional relationship with hospital staff.
 
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Degree preferred but not required
  • We are seeking professionals who are compassionate about helping those in need.
  • Previous experience working with Medicaid and/or in a medical office setting is helpful.
  • Must have the ability to maintain and respect confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines
  • Must be highly effective in working objectively with a diverse group of people and must demonstrate communication, organizational, administrative and time managerial skills.
  • Must be able to self-direct the work.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

 

 

 

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits package including:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life and Disability
    • 401(k)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Second  
Travel Requirements  
Position Patient Advocate  
Location McLeod  

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