The care coordinator will be responsible for assisting every patient that passes through the Emergency Department during his/her shift. In addition to scheduling the patientï¿½s care before and during the ER discharge, the care coordinator will also serve as a point of contact inside the hospital for members of the affiliated provider network such as physician practices, nursing homes, and home health agencies. The care coordinator will assist with coordinating referrals and preauthorizations for the patients as needed for their post-discharge follow up care.
Responsible for scheduling appointments with established PCP.
If patient does not have a PCP, finding a PCP that accepts the patient's insurance and scheduling an appointment in the appropriate time frame.
Also responsible for scheduling appointments with Specialist that honors the patientï¿½s primary care physicianï¿½s preferences and coordinating the specialist referral based on patientï¿½s insurance needs.
Responds to physician requests for patient charts, labs, referral documents, etc. and confirms patient arrival at specialist appointments and tracks the patientï¿½s care direction after the appointment.
Required: High School Graduate or equivalent
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: THOP Market Shared Services
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905034213
About THOP Market Shared Services
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.