Remote Patient Advocate (Cleveland area)

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Cleveland, OH3.9

7 days agoFull-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $37,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Patient
Advocate- Remote (Cleveland area)

Cognizant Technologies and Bolder Healthcare Solutions are
currently hiring for Patient Advocates
to join our team as remote employees in the Cleveland area. We are
currently hiring for full-time schedules that offer the benefits of work from
home. We are seeking professional, motivated individuals who are compassionate
about helping those in need.

Schedule: M-F 8:30a-5:00p

Position

Description:
The Patient Advocate will assist
clients with applications for benefits through Medicaid, Social Security Disability
and/or hospital charity program assistance. We ensure that Medicaid, Social
Security, County Indigent or other types of eligible funding for health care
services is received for patients onsite at a local hospital. This includes
assisting the patients and others to complete forms, applications and other
paperwork. Other duties will be assigned.

Responsibilities

include, but are not limited to:
Collect and
review patient information to determine patient's eligibility for Medicaid
and charity programs
Prepare
documents; review for accuracy and completeness
Provide
technical assistance on agency issues, services, program(s)
Maintain
and/or create files or record keeping systems. Sort, label file and
retrieve documents or other materials
Ensure adequate
documentation is maintained
Manage
caseload. (uphold daily productivity standards)
Computer
proficiency skills are required
Retrieve,
sustain and communicate all designated reports
Maintain
database (This would include documentation of face-to-face and telephone
patient contacts. Daily goals will be assigned and monitored)
Develop and
maintain professional relationship with hospital staff

Requirements:
High school
diploma or equivalent is required
Degree
preferred but not required
Bilingual in
English/Spanish is preferred but not required
Must be
willing to work remotely from home
We are
seeking professionals who are compassionate about helping those in need
Previous
experience working with Medicaid eligibility and/or in a medical office
setting is an advantage
Must have
the ability to maintain and respect confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines
Must be
highly effective in working objectively with a diverse group of people and
must demonstrate communication, organizational, administrative and time
managerial skills
Flexibility
is a must in both schedule and job duties

Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Dec 03 2019

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