Patient Navigator-Cancer job vacancy in Loma Linda University, (Loma Linda, CA 92350)
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Company Name : Loma Linda University
Company Location : Loma Linda, CA 92350
Job Position : Patient Navigator-Cancer
Job Category : Jobs in California
Job Description :
– MC: Cancer Institute Core – (Full-Time, Day Shift) –
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Patient Navigator-Cancer coordinates access of patients through the healthcare system from diagnosis or point of referral. Completes authorization and coordinates financial clearance. Collects needed patient information for appointments, treatments, procedures, and surgeries including diagnostic procedures, pathology reports, operative notes, radiation therapy and chemotherapy information. Functions as a liaison between patients, families, outpatient oncology clinics, primary care physicians, and other support services. Provides patient service excellence through timely, accurate, caring and supportive communications with the patient through all aspects of care. Performs other duties as needed.
High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum one year of experience in a medical office setting required.
Knowledge of medical terminology required. Knowledge of all medical insurances and how they are used in a hospital/clinical based facility required. Full knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes and how they are used in HMO authorizations required. Knowledge of both in-patient and out-patient settings preferred. Able to type 50 wpm; enter/edit data in computer; proficient at keyboarding using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; able to use a variety of office equipment and tools. Able to communicate effectively; telephone skills and etiquette essential; effective communicator, especially on the telephone and with individuals of differing levels of comprehension, including those who do not speak English (and Spanish Preferred); resourceful in getting necessary help; respond positively under changing circumstances; maintain patient confidentiality and a positive, supportive attitude toward patients and their families, physicians, co-workers and staff from various departments. Able to collate information for case reports and databases; interpret and understand patient records and various reports including, but not limited to, diagnostic procedures, pathology, radiation and chemotherapy reports; think critically; problem-solve; make sound decisions using common sense; work well under pressure; organize and prioritize workload effectively; multi-task; recall information with accuracy and pay close attention to detail; perform basic math functions; assess, evaluate, analyze data; communicate synthesis of information. Must work independently with minimal supervision. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; write, hear, read and speak sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with workplace; see adequately to read computer screens and written documents necessary to position.
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