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 Remote Bilingual Patient Advocate (Call Center, 10am-7pm EST) *$1,000 Sign-on - Newark, New Jersey, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Change Healthcare 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Customer service & support
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729320893 / Latpro-3838104 
Date posted: Nov-04-2021
State, Zip: New Jersey, 07101

Description

Bilingual Patient Advocate (remote with $1,000 sign-on bonus)

Overview of Position

This position is responsible for providing high quality client focused service by utilizing extensive knowledge of State/Federal program requirements to help identify financial assistance programs for the uninsured or underinsured patients.


What duties will you be responsible for in this job?

  • Provides superior customer service through inbound and outbound calls.

  • Works directly with the patient or their representative to inquire about the patient's potential eligibility for financial assistance.

  • Screens patients to evaluate eligibility for State/Federal programs, schedules appointments for patients to meet with HCR at the hospitals and/or completes online applications as applicable.

  • Documents and updates internal database based on daily contact with patients and application evidence requirements.

  • Answers incoming calls from patients and external customers.

  • Assists callers in resolving account issues by Identifying and taking appropriate actions and communicating with proper stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with other team members in a professional and courteous manner.

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

  • Experience working within financial counseling in a Hospital or Physician's office, including demonstrated success obtaining patient demographic and financial information.

  • At least one year of experience in a role that requires patient interaction, either in person or over the phone.

  • At least one year of experience in healthcare customer service.

  • At least one year of experience working in a role with a high volume of either inbound or outbound calls.

  • Experience dealing with multiple databases to document patient interactions and retrieve related information that is important to understand the detail necessary to achieve the desired outcome.

  • Experience working with internal and/or external stakeholders to gather or share information, or to collaborate to achieve the desired outcome.

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Ability to work well in an independent setting with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients or their respective representatives.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Strong individual accountability and ownership.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to navigate Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

  • Work Environment: Work-from-home, quiet work space needed, high speed internet required (no satellite internet).

  • Position Type and Hours: Fulltime/40 hours weekly. Monday through Friday, 10am to 7pm EST.

  • Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, talking, hearing and typing.

*Bonus will paid in two portions: half upon first pay check and half after 6 months of employment.

Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

COVID Mandate

As a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination. As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at .

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to applyaccommodations@changehealthcare.comwith "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Click here to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.

California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood.

Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.


Category

Customer Service Representatives


Education

High School or Equivalent


Experience

1 to 20+ years


Job type

Full time



Requirements

See job description.

 

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