NHN Clinical Assistant
Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
Purpose of Job
Not neccessary for the position (0%):
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Assists Population Health Coordinators with gap closure for members.
Provides patient outreach for specific patient populations with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension.
Informs patient of community services which support current diagnoses.
Assists patient in scheduling appointments, sends informational literature, and creates correspondence advising of healthcare options.
Contacts patient by phone to follow up on scheduled appointments, no shows, or other planned interventions.
Works in conjunction with Population Health Coordinators and medical teams to coordinate care for patients across the continuum (inpatient, outpatient, community) to assure appropriate utilization of healthcare and community resources.
Contacts primary care physician to inform of patient discharge from other inpatient facilities.
Based on discharge information, may suggest need for follow-up appointment, additional services, or other medical care.
Works in conjunction with Population Health Coordinators and medical teams to refer patients to appropriate resources, within and outside the hospital system.
Completes tracking forms, and follows up on missed appointments and procedures.
Provides the healthcare team with patient self-management progress and health behavior changes.
Organizes data to provide meaningful understanding of the population and needs.
Assists with staff communication regarding contract terms or members.
Provides communication updates and routine reports to Population Health Director.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
July 25, 2017
| Date Closes
September 23, 2017
| Located In
| Work At
NE Methodist Health System Inc
Accountable Care Alliance
Monday-Friday 8-4:30pm hours per week
| SOC Category