Patient Care Coordinator Colorectal Surgery Waterman/Tavares FT Days
Location: Tavares, Florida
Internal Number: 21031844
Patient Care Coordinator AdventHealth Waterman/Tavares Colorectal Surgery
Location Address: 3120 Waterman Way Tavares, FL 32784
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Medical Group
Faith based & mission driven organization
Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group
Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
Positive working climate to support a work life balance
Full Time Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
Answers phones, schedules patient appointments and triages patient phone calls. Returns telephone calls in a timely manner.
Prioritizes work tasks, maintains a steady work flow, follows through until task is complete. Uses appropriate problem solving and decision making abilities based on established protocols.
Thoroughly explains procedures, treatments and nursing care to patients and/or family.
Reviews patient charts to ensure that all test results and correspondence are present prior to the physician seeing the patient. Obtains appropriate authorizations from patient’s insurance carrier.
Assists with maintaining tickler file for diagnostic testing results. Assists with reviewing on a weekly basis to ensure no patient appointments were missed.
What You Will Need:
High School graduate or equivalent is required.
1 year of medical office experience required, 2 years preferred.
Clinical experience as an RN, LPN, MA or SW preferred.
Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
The Patient Care Coordinator provides continuous and well rounded care to surgical and non-surgical patients. Educates the patient and/or family on pre-operative and post-operative care in addition to the treatments being provided in the practice. Schedules surgical procedures, pre-admission testing and serves as a liaison between the patient and practice support staff. Monitors the patients’ course of treatment and communicates pertinent information to the physician to obtain referrals and/or orders for medication and/or diagnostic tests. Displays a caring and professional attitude at all times as well as maintaining personal and professional growth.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.