Patient Liaison - Internal Medicine

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Chicago, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0013114
AJE Ref #
575993541
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Manages schedules to make best use of all resources including providers, rooms and equipment. Performs schedule maintenance activities such as opening and closing clinic templates and coordinates care alternatives for patients impacted by changes. Communicates with patients and/or clinical staff as necessary to ensure patient compliance with prescribed treatment plan. Assists Practice Manager with data collection and analysis related to physician productivity and resource utilization. Facilitates the resolution/prevention of billing errors and denials including obtaining pre-certifications or referrals as needed. Registers patients and schedules or coordinates the scheduling of appointments. Provides patient education information and/or materials as needed. Maintains a strong relationship with patients, internal providers and staff, external hospital departments, physician offices and vendors. Answers all incoming inquiries from patients, providers, staff and others related to all aspects of practice operations. Conducts follow-up with patients to ensure compliance with all testing, prescriptions and the plan of care. May perform other duties as assigned. Required:

* High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

* 2 years previous healthcare experience.

* Experience in a customer service role.


Preferred:

* Bachelors degree.

* Previous experience with an electronic medical record system.

* Knowledge of medical terminology.