23 days old

Bilingual (Spanish-English) Patient Advocate

Cognizant
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    00040956811

Cognizant Technologies (formerly Bolder Healthcare Solutions) is currently hiring for a Bilingual (Spanish-English) Patient Advocate to join our team in Chicago, IL. We are currently hiring for full-time schedules and are seeking professional, motivated individuals who are passionate about helping those in need.





Schedule: Monday-Friday fluctuating hours: 8:00am 4:30pm, 8:30am 5pm or 9am- 5:30pm



Alternating weekends (Saturday and Sunday twice a month) 9:00am-5:30pm







Position Description:



The Patient Advocate will assist clients with applications for benefits through Medicaid, Social Security Disability and/or hospital charity program assistance. We ensure that Medicaid, Social Security, County Indigent or other types of eligible funding for health care services is received for patients onsite at a local hospital. This includes assisting the patients and others to complete forms, applications and other paperwork. Other duties will be assigned.





Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Collect and review patient information to determine patient's eligibility for Medicaid and charity programs

  • Prepare documents; review for accuracy and completeness

  • Provide technical assistance on agency issues, services, program(s)

  • Maintain and/or create files or record keeping systems. Sort, label file and retrieve documents or other materials

  • Ensure adequate documentation is maintained

  • Manage caseload. (uphold daily productivity standards)

  • Computer proficiency skills are required

  • Retrieve, sustain and communicate all designated reports

  • Maintain database (This would include documentation of face-to-face and telephone patient contacts. Daily goals will be assigned and monitored)

  • Develop and maintain professional relationship with hospital staff

Requirements:



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is required

  • Valid drivers license is required may be required to travel locally if needed

  • Background in Social Services or Customer Service is preferred

  • We are seeking professionals who are compassionate about helping those in need

  • Previous experience working with Medicaid eligibility (Illinois Medicaid programs) and/or in a medical office setting is an advantage

  • Must have the ability to maintain and respect confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines

  • Must be highly effective in working objectively with a diverse group of people and must demonstrate communication, organizational, administrative and time managerial skills

  • Flexibility is a must in both schedule and job duties

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Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-03-09
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