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PATIENT ADVOCATE

Cognizant

Location Tuscaloosa, AL

11 Days ago

Patient Advocate

Cognizant (formerly Bolder Healthcare Solutions) is currently hiring for a Patient Advocate to join our team in Tuscaloosa, AL.  We are currently hiring for full-time schedules and are seeking professional, motivated individuals who are passionate about helping those in need.

 
Schedule: full time, Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
 
Position Description:

The Patient Advocate will assist patients in a hospital setting 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 Spanish/English is preferred by not required
  • Must have valid driver’s license and willing to travel locally if needed
  • Background in Social Services or Customer Service is preferred
  • 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
  • Experience with EPIC system is preferred
  • 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
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Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Jul 24 2020

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@cognizant.com with your request and contact information.


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