Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Decatur

Description

Patient
Advocate
Cognizant Technologies and Bolder Healthcare Solutions are
currently hiring for
Patient Advocates
to join our team in Decatur, AL.  We are
currently hiring for full-time schedules and are seeking professional, motivated
individuals who are passionate about helping those in need.
Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 8am -4:30pm
Position
Description:
The Patient Advocate will assist
clients 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
English/Spanish is a bonus but not required
Must have
valid driver’s license and willing to travel locally if needed
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
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
IND123
Employee Status :
Full Time Employee
Shift :
Day Job
Job Posting :
May 17 2019
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About Cognizant
Cognizant 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, a member of the Nasdaq-100, is ranked 195 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
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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.

About the company

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 221,700 employees as of December 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

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