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Access to Care Advisor

  • Location: UPMC Whitfield Hospital
  • Job ID: ATCAW001
  • Department: Administration
  • Job Post Close Date: 26 September, 2022

Description:

The Access to Care Advisor will be part of an integrated team across our UPMC healthcare services that will simplify Access to Care for our patients. The successful candidate will be expected to operate with agility and diligence to ensure the success of the Access to Care team in the furtherance of our mission of bringing life changing medicine to all the patients and communities for whom we are privileged to serve.

We are looking for a candidate with healthcare experience who is service-minded and is driven to help others and make the patient experience as straightforward as possible. The candidate will be a team-player who is adaptable, responsive and learning-minded in a fast paced environment. They will be organised in their approach and competent in the use of technology to facilitate a collaborative and effective way of working.
 

Responsibilities:

The Access to Care advisor will:

• Facilitate patient access to our services and healthcare professionals
• Ensure effective communication to all our stakeholders including patients and staff
• Provide wide-ranging administrative support to enable the smooth running of our services

The Access to Care team is responsible for the efficient processing of administrative support services throughout our facilities and include:


• Switch- Call handling on busy phone lines.
• Medical Records- Library management and preparation.
• Inpatient Scheduling
• Outpatient Scheduling
• Claims Management
• Referrals Management
• Cash Collection/AR
• Patient Experience
 

Qualifications and Experience:

. 12 months experience in a similar role or healthcare setting
. Business/Secretarial Qualification
. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
. Experience of healthcare systems including iPims desirable

 

A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. 
 
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA. 

 
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