Patient Care Coordinator - Maternity Unit (7:00AM-7:00PM)

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc Valhalla, NY

Company
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
293980
AJE Ref #
576204944
Location
Valhalla, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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Job Description



Cross Country Healthcare is looking for top talent to join our team



We are a leader in the healthcare staffing industry with a primary focus on providing nurse, allied, physician (locum tenens) staffing services and workforce solutions to the healthcare market. We provide retained physician and healthcare executive search services. In addition, we are a leading provider of education and training programs specifically for the healthcare marketplace. In 2014, Staffing Industry Analysts anticipate a rebound for the healthcare staffing market, projecting year-over-year growth of 7 percent.



The Patient Care Coordinator reflects the mission, vision and values of Westchester Medical Center (WMC), adheres to the medical Staffing Network Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines. The purpose of this position is to provide collaboration with physician, nurses and other healthcare workers within WMC. The Patient Care Coordinator is responsible for answering phones, ordering supplies and transcribing orders given by physicians.











Required Skills



* Working knowledge of hospital organization and procedures

* Excellent listening and communication skills

* Strong strategic thinking and decision-making abilities

* Conflict resolution skills and ability to maintain personal composure when priorities quickly change

* Able to multi-task, and be goal and detail oriented

* Works well under pressure and deadlines

* Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

* Must develop and foster excellent client and staff relations

* Able to work independently

* Demonstrates a positive attitude and overall pleasant demeanor

* Full command, verbal and written, of the English language. Multilingual a plus.

* Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office with a strong aptitude of Excel

* Understands customer service as it relates to position and delivery of care





Summary of Primary Functions

* Communications clearly and effectively with nurses, administration, and physicians

* Maintains patients files

* Prepares patient treatment charts

* Updates patient information

* Schedules appointments

* Answers telephones, orders supplies and enters physician orders

* Handles administrative duties and provides back-up support with additional functions as required

* Must develop and foster excellent client and staff relations

* Performs other Functions as required and trained to perform



Required Experience



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This position requires completion of a diploma or certificate course in the field of health information management, or medical terminology from an accredited provider and three (3) years prior experience in healthcare field, or an Associate s Degree with concentration in healthcare, administration, or business and one (1) year related experience. Strong interpersonal communications and organizational skills are required. Candidate must be able to efficiently and accurately prioritize and multi-task. Candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills.



Benefits

Cross Country Healthcare offer a competitive compensation and benefits program including: Medical plan, Dental plan, Life insurance, 401(k) plan and Tuition Assistance

Cross Country HealthCare is an EEO employer - M/F/ Veteran/Disability

Job Location

Valhalla, New York, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular