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Patient Services Coordinator

Amedisys | Louisville KY 40299 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/15/2021

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Why Join the Amedisys Family?

We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.

Unique clinical environment:
Lead the office support functions and team while the clinicians provide high quality care for patients one on one and in their most preferred environment - at home.

Culture of teamwork:
Lead, promote and support the business office function while serving an essential role on the operations management team

Ongoing support:
Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more

Advancement:
Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions

Clinical distinction:
High-level clinical services with outstanding outcomes

Healthcare leader:
Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home

If you're looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.


What You Will Do:

The Patient Services Coordinator is directly responsible for scheduling the home visits for the field staff and assisting with the coordination of patient care. Works under the direction of the Clinical Manager to ensure the proper utilization of clinical resources to maximize care center capacity and utilization guidelines. Responsible for scheduling and communicating with field staff, patients and clinical manager regarding scheduling of patient services.

  • Ensures patients assessment visits including all Oasis visits are scheduled and performed timely.
  • Prepares weekly clinician schedules. Reviews clinician schedules daily or more frequently as needed to determine capacity opportunities and ensure productivity standards are being met.
  • Ensures clinicians are assigned and scheduled in most efficient geography, maximizing clinician efficiency, utilizing the lowest possible discipline, matching skill with required care, and optimizing clinician capacity.
  • Ensures missed visits are scheduled by the end of the current week or referred to the Clinical Manager for resolution.
  • Works collaboratively with field clinicians to ensure all patient visits are scheduled and completed as ordered and within the care center.
  • Manages calls from patients and field staff related to scheduling issues. Refers clinical and performance related issues to the Clinical Manager.
  • Monitors hospitalized patients, communicating and ensuring the team follows up as necessary.
  • Completes requested schedules ensuring all orders and services (e.g. lab draw, supervisory visits, add-on visits or disciplines etc.) are included as required.
  • Supports Clinical Manager and works collaboratively to ensure timely communication with patients, clinicians, referral sources, BD team and other office personnel.
  • Runs all applicable reports and responds to work flow taking appropriate actions.
  • Assists with internal or external transfer of patients between care centers and/or Hospice services.
  • If clinical and meet all the requirements of a field clinician, may provide direct patient care on an infrequent basis and only in times of emergency.
  • May be responsible for maintaining supply closet with routine supplies, ensuring supplies are within expiration dates and packaged appropriately, and serve as liaison with the field for patient supply needs.
  • In the absence of an intake coordinator, may be responsible for the Referral and Intake process within the care center.
  • Preforms other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required:

Preferred:
  • One (1+) year of scheduling experience in a healthcare environment.

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account
  • 401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available
  • Continuing education
  • Fleet car for eligible employees

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Location Louisville, KY, 40299, United States
Categories Medical/Health

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