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What you will do in this role:
As a Part-Time Case Management Assistant, under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Social Worker, you will assist with the delivery of Important Messages from Medicare Notices to all Medicare Beneficiaries. Other duties may include:
Accurately arrange services for assigned patient population including Home Health, Durable Medical Equipment, ambulance, housing, skilled nursing facility and others to assure appropriate continuing care services are in place for patient transitions.
Implement processes efficiently and effectively assist with the coordination of movement through the continuum of care to ensure timely discharge. This role assists the Emergency Department with repatriations.
Prepare and fax referral packets for transfers to Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health Care Agencies, Home Infusion, Long-term acute facilities, Hospices, and Durable Medical Equipment companies.
Contact insurance companies/medical groups to acquire authorization for post-acute provider services.
Interpret and communicate payor requirements to Case manager, Social Worker, patient, physician.
Arrange medical transportation where required including receiving insurance or medical group authorization.
Utilize discharge planning knowledge and skills to coordinate and implement the discharge plan developed by the RN Case Manager and/or Clinical Social Worker.
Communicate and document accurate clinical and financial information in both verbal and written forms to assist Case Manager and or Social Worker in appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patients Continuing care needs.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Minimum of 1 year's working knowledge of medical terminology required. May be required to complete a medical terminology course within 12 months of hire.
Minimum of 1 year's Acute Care experience preferred.
Recent Case Management experience sought.
- Working Title: Case Management Assistant - Part-Time
- Department: Case Management Expense
- Business Entity: Corporate Services
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Patient Services
- Job Specialty: Case Management
- Position Type: Part-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
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