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Patient Care Coordinator- Bellingham (CMA's highly encouraged to apply)

Company: Kinwell Health
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*##Applicants, please be aware that this job will not start until December 12th. Our Bellingham clinic is in the final stages of completion##**About us* Kinwell Health is a well-capitalized primary care startup operating principally in the state of Washington. Our focus is to create a delightful care experience. We are seeking a Patient Services Coordinator to be the face or our clinics! We have opened eight clinics since December 2021 with plans to open five more this year. Over the next five years our clinic locations will triple! Our team is building a place where a sense of belonging thrives. Where your authentic selves are valued and respected. We celebrate diversity of thought, ideas, and culture. We are as passionate about building a great place to work as we are about nurturing the health of those we serve. We understand that healthcare has become too complex for our patients and for our clinicians. Kinwell Health is leveraging its investment from Washington's largest not-for-profit health plan, Premera, to create a primary care offering that is holistic, seamless and care centric. For too long, reimbursement for primary care has been misaligned and under-valued. We are working to make a change for our communities; this journey begins with how we serve our patients. We bring authenticity and agility to work every day and thrive in the opportunity to create something refreshing and new. This is where you come in. As a Patient Services Coordinator, you will use your customer service and clerical skills to assist in delighting our patients. *What you will do, a day in the life*1. Build something new 2. Take care of patients outside the transaction 3. Be a part of an exceptional team 4. Commit to a differentiated experience for each patient, every time 5. Learn, grow and help others to do the same *Specifically, job requirements: *1. Greet patients and visitors and directs them accordingly 2. Scheduling of new patient and follow up appointments 3. Obtains insurance authorization to process patients for services needed 4. Collects and processes copays as appropriate 5. Assists patient with check-in process and completing their portion of patient history in the EMR 6. Answers incoming phone calls and assists caller or directs calls accordingly 7. Communicates status of all patients and requests to clinical staff, physicians, or center manager to ensure continuous operation of center. 8. Proficient in use of the EMR and/or a willingness to develop proficiency 9. Assist with referrals when needed 10. Follows HIPAA guidelines and safety rules as outlined in training 11. Attend and participate in team huddles, center staff meetings, ongoing training 12. Performs all duties to achieve or exceed established and desired service standards and create a delightful patient experience before, during and after the visit 13. Performs other duties as assigned *Critical to the work - you must have these: *1. High School Diploma or GED. Being a Certified Medical Assistant is a major bonus!2. One year of prior medical practice or administrative experience 3. Experience in a customer service environment 4. Demonstrated intermediate knowledge of PC's, word processing, data entry and EMRs 5. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)*Nice to bring - you might have these: *1. Excellent critical thinking, flexibility, problem solving and communication skills 2. An interest in growing and developing skill and knowledge to be able to take on larger tasks or roles 3. Experience using EPIC 4. Associates Degree 5. Bilingual- Spanish preferred *Other attributes you bring: *1. Customer service skills to ensure an enjoyable and pleasant check in, check out as well as pre and post appointment interaction 2. Excellent interpersonal skills including phone communication 3. Skill operating computer in a Windows environment utilizing Outlook, Work, and Excel 4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 5. Ability to interact effectively with associates and management at all levels 6. Independent decision making skills and ability to influence others to resolve issues 7. Ability to work as a member of a team or independently without supervision or direction 8. Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discrete and professional manner 9. Ability to work in fast paced environment while maintaining strong attention to detail *Working Environment* Work is performed within a normal clinical office environment with ambient temperatures *Physical Requirements* The following have been identified as essential physical requirements of this job and must be performed with or without an accommodation. This is primarily a sedentary role which requires the ability to exert up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. This role requires the ability to keyboard and to communicate clearly and understandably in person, and over the telephone. *What we will bring: *1. An operations model dedicated to wholistic patient care, and to elevating work across the care team 2. A compensation package that includes: · Competitive base pay 3. Benefits that include: · Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays · Basic Life Insurance · Disability-Short & Long-Term · Education & Development · Employee Assistance · Medical-Prescription and Vision · Dental · Personal Funding Accounts · Supplemental Life and AD&D for you and your dependents · Retirement- 401K Job Type: Full-time Pay: $23.00 - $28.00 per hour Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations:
Proof of COVID 19 vaccination is required for employees who interact with patients, access a shared office space, or engage with other team members, except where a medical or religious accommodation applies. Ability to commute/relocate:
* Bellingham, WA 98225: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience:
* Medical office: 1 year (Required)
* EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Kinwell Health, Bellingham , Patient Care Coordinator- Bellingham (CMA's highly encouraged to apply), Other , Bellingham, Washington

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