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ER Staff Advocate

ER Staff Advocate

Job ID 
2017-2457
Category 
Eligibility
Location 
US-CA-Anaheim

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About The Company

MedData, a MEDNAX (NYSE: MD) company, is a technology-enabled services organization that improves financial outcomes for hospitals by enhancing the patient experience and expanding their access to healthcare. The MedData managed services program includes a range of patient access and communications, revenue cycle management, and consulting and analytics solutions for healthcare systems, including billing, coding, patient balances, eligibility and enrollment, third party liability, and mobile apps.
 
At MedData, we take great pride in our company, in each other, and in our 30+ year history of accomplishments and success. This pride is reflected in our everyday approach to working together. Each team member understands the importance of being part of a company that values their individual contributions and strives to help them achieve their personal goals as they work together to achieve the broader corporate goals. We believe that every team member contributes directly to MedData’s growth and success, and we are constantly searching for new talented, passionate and enthusiastic people who will take pride in being an integral part of our culture.

Job Description

MedData has an excellent career opportunity available as a Bilingual ER Staff Advocate to work in a Office setting located in Anaheim, CA. The schedule for this full time role is Monday- Thursday 8:45am-5:15pm and Friday's from 8am-4:30pm

 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The purpose of this position is to connect uninsured hospital patients to programs that will cover their medical expenses. Working as the liaison between the patient in need the hospital facility and government agencies.  The ER Staff Advocate works within the scope of authority established by MedData while supporting and adhering to our code of ethics, business standards, mission, and core values.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:                     

  • Interview applicants, obtain demographics and inquire about current circumstances, such as last date of employment, employer information, household composition, income and property
  • Explain the program benefits and values of applying for county, state and/or federal programs
  • Initiate the application process for benefits by assisting applicants with the completion of all the necessary paperwork and working aggressively to obtain all the pending verifications
  • Must be well versed with the technical components of the application process and assure that the applicants understand each form they are signing
  • Must be able to efficiently manage time, perform clerical tasks such as typing and filing, and preferred knowledge of government regulations
  • Work with county eligibility workers and county offices to create a positive working relationship
  • Work with Intake Advocates at assigned hospitals to ensure timeliness of tasks and provide proactive support with follow up communications and tasks
  • Work effectively with TCN (Call Center)
  • Must be able to multi-task easily and efficiently
  • Must have minimum of 100 efforts per day
  • Meet resolution at 60 days from referred date
  • Must spend a minimum of 80% of time on case management
  • Must have the ability to work independently and with a team                 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Thorough understanding and proven track record working with state and federal programs
  • Demonstrates and involves others in learning about ongoing needs for change. 
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Accustomed to working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to hear, assess and prioritize client requests and concerns and diligence with follow through
  • Work independently, as well as with a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task numerous system, employee and client urgencies
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writting
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Internet software; Database software; and E-mail
  • Knowledge of government programs and be well versed with the technical components of the application process
  • Ability to research technical information and government regulations
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, make sound decisions, and possess strong problem solving skills
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit
  • Knowledge of government programs and be well versed with the technical components of the application process
  • High comfort level working in a time sensitive, diverse and fast pace environment
  • Experience in MS Office Applications and Internet Usage
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and business profit

 

This job description is to serve as a guide but no way is it to be considered a comprehensive list of task, duties and responsibilities that will be required by the employee.

 

 

To join our team of 2,000 employees and growing, please apply directly to this posting.


MedData is an equal opportunity employer.