Home Health & Hospice Assistant

Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee, WI3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $38,000 a year
EducationSkills
How You'll Make a Difference:
Works with Homecare/Hospice Managers and Field Caregivers to efficiently schedule Homecare Admissions and Evaluations. Acts as a Liaison between the Patient and Field Caregivers.

Completes initial Welcome Call to patient/representative regarding ordered Homecare or Hospice Services. Uses call script to ensure the communication with the patient/representative is thorough per Agency guidelines. Completes Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire (MSPQ) during initial call as appropriate.
Schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, meetings, and travel.
Schedules patient appointments and coordinates cancellations and reschedules as necessary. Accurately follows defined Agency scheduling workflows. Communicates closely with the Supervisor/Team Manager/Lead to resolve scheduling issues.
Answers telephone, screens calls and takes messages.
Completes assigned Epic reports per defined timelines.
Generates basic reports, modifies/updates existing reports, and distributes reports as needed.
Mails printed information or supplies to patients or Field Caregivers as requested.
Confirms patient demographic information and may collect insurance info.
Assists with gathering, organizing, and compiling data for reports.
Operates and maintains office equipment (fax, printer, photocopier, etc.) and may order office supplies.

What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications

None Required.

Degrees

High School Graduate.

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills: ability to effectively communicate with a variety of patients, staff and physicians. Intermediate computer skills including experience in using personal computers: including Microsoft Office or similar application, and electronic mail.Excellent organizational skillsAbility to read and understand verbal and written instructions. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Scheduled Hours:
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Holiday rotation one per year.

Department:
Milw Area Homecare Overhead

Location Address:
11333 W National Ave

Milwaukee, WI

53227-3111

Milwaukee

At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.