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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Methodist Houston, TX

Company
Methodist
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
26251
AJE Ref #
576063823
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Summary

The coordinator assistant will assist the transplant coordinator in all activities related to patient care. The coordinator assistant will communicate closely with the coordinator to provide a continuum of care for the patient.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Answers & assists with patient calls as directed by coordinator. Returns calls as instructed by coordinator. Processes prescription refill calls as instructed by the coordinator.

* Receives information on new patients referred for transplant. Sends educational materials to patients. Maintains referral database.

* Schedules pre transplant evaluation. Prepares itinerary and sends to patient. Obtains results of evaluation for coordinator review.

* Assists with preparation of necessary paperwork for patient presentation to committee. Inputs data to database. Prepares letters to referring physicians regarding committee results. Prepares records for insurance companies for financial clearance.

* Schedules any other testing as requested by coordinator. Obtains results for coordinator review.

* Prepares for clinic. Includes obtaining results, updating flow sheets as necessary.

* Assists with maintenance of patient files. Processes and maintains records sent to storage. Responsible for copying medical records as needed.

* Demonstrates the I CARE values

* Demonstrates Service PRIDE standards.

* Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.

* Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Must be high school graduate or GED equivalent

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Previous experience in medical office an asset

Knowledgeable in computer software

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

N/A

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

N/A


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.