As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
Responsible for providing lead support to Supervisors and Managers within a specific market or region of client hospitals. Acts as mentor and trainer for new staff. Provides cross coverage for hospital based Patient Advocates. Provides account level analysis for supervisors and hospitals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Assists market leadership with the review and documentation of employee work effort on account work and provides feedback to staff.
Assists market leadership with the compilation and analysis of various monthly reports. (I.E. Month End data, Aging, Trending, Cancellations, Inventory Reconciliations, facility census review, etc.)
Interacts with various levels of facility administration to communicate various departmental needs or issues and act as liaison when attending or leading facility meetings.
Provides cross-coverage for assigned market facilities when a Patient Advocate is on vacation or ill. Cross-coverage includes, but is not limited to, traveling to facility, screening patients for government program eligibility, completing necessary paperwork with patients, documenting decisions made on referrals in automated systems and in required departmental paperwork.
Performs financial clearance function including collections.
Trains and mentorsï¿½ new hires on policies and procedures of the department, facility protocol, and various operating systems.
Reviews accounts that have been referred from the Patient Advocate for cancellation, where the patient may not have cooperated and/or are not eligible for a government program.
This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Indirect Reports- Rep, Patient Advocate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working familiarity with the rules and regulations pertaining to Federal, State and County programs
P/C systems literate including Windows, and Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word programs
Ability to work independently
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to present to a group audience and lead a business meeting.
Detail oriented, with strengths in dealing with multiple facilities, Supervisors, and Hospital platforms
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with efficiency
Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish)
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 2 years work experience with Social Services or Hospital Admitting or related area
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit and work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time
Must be able to walk through a hospital environment, including across broad campus settings and Emergency Department environments, and visit patients at bedside
Ability to travel
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Both Hospital and Office facilities, in direct contact with Patients and Staff
Must be able to travel
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005018129
About Conifer Health Solutions
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.