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Case Management Assistant | Rapid City Hospital | Full Time – 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_1871

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Primary Location

Rapid City, SD USA

Department

RCH Care Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Starting Pay Rate Range

$17.84 - $20.50

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

Supports the Case Management/Social Work functions related to payer pre-authorizations/notifications, utilization review submissions, education of patients and families regarding required regulatory notices, assists with patient discharge arrangements, specialized administrative assistance, record keeping and general care-coordination tasks as assigned by Case Management/Social Work partners.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the healthcare team, patients/families, payers, physician offices and other community agencies ensuring a team environment. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills in all interactions to provide a smooth and efficient department operation allowing for maximum comfort and confidentiality for the customer. Prioritizes workflow and knows when to ask for help.
  • Verifies and obtains benefits levels from insurance carriers and employers when applicable and maintains appropriate and accurate documentation, both written and electronically. Maintains working knowledge of procedures and insurance requirements.
  • Responsible to obtain the necessary knowledge and experience to perform job tasks in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines. Maintains compliance with all department policies and procedures. Completes Medicare Message follow up letter and Medicare Outpatient Observation Notices as identified by department process.
  • Educates patients and families on coverage and coordination progress as directed by Case Management/ Utilization Management team.
  • Coordinates, under direction of the nurse Case Manager/Social Worker and in collaboration with the healthcare team, patient care transitions which may include faxing information, arranging authorization and transportation, confirming arrangements, obtaining clothing, durable medical equipment etc.
  • Supports comprehensive coordination of medical services including intake, screening and supporting the implementation of care plans to promote effective utilization of healthcare services.
  • May assist in providing transportation as directed.
  • Participate in staff meetings, training and/or in-services and on-going educational groups.
  • Contributes to documentation of coordinated functions in appropriate computer systems and the patient’s electronic medical record.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Preferred:

Certification - State drivers license; Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 1+ years of Clerical Experience; 1+ years of Medical Terminology Experience

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Job Category

Patient Services

Job Family

Patient Support

Shift

Employee Type

Regular


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