LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL / INTEGRATED CARE - AMBULATORY CARE COORDINATION
SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Working with a team of Home/Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver staff members, the HCBS Referral Coordinator assists with the completion of the administrative tasks to support the requirements of the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) and Department of Aging (DOA). Timely completion of forms, authorizations and data entry supports the provision of care and timeliness of services. The referral coordinator also responds to vendor questions regarding authorizations and service plans in a timely manner. MULTIPLE VACANCIES
High School Diploma or GED is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in claims processing or utilization review is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of managed care experience is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of experience using electronic systems to retrieve or review data is required.
A minimum of one (1) year of experience with a health care organization is required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of LTSS program requirements
Knowledge of managed care concepts
Strong oral and listening skills
Ability to effectively prioritize
Ability to communicate effectively to solve problems within scope of responsibility
Focuses on team accomplishments
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position .
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.