Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Patient Representative (Case Management) for the Department of Medicine – Infectious Disease within New Jersey Medical School.
Responsible for case management, the Patient representative will assist the clinical and medical case management team with everyday duties; care coordination, advocacy, referral management, data entry, and to identify and remove barriers to medical care, to ensure adherence to the treatment plan. The CMA will work as a part of an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, and certified medical assistants. The CMA will have varying responsibilities depending on the needs of the clinic.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Identify upcoming and/or outstanding grant health maintenance required screenings.
Assist with patient navigation for preventative and specialty healthcare referrals.
Assist patient and team with addressing barriers to housing and linking to community resources.
Records Management/Data Entry.
Create clear and concise documentation of services arranged as evidenced through chart review; documentation includes referrals coordination, follow-up, and completion of linkage to services.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in Public Health, Social Work, or other health-related field.
At least 3 years of clinical or case management experience.
Equivalent education, experience, and/or training may be substituted for the educational requirements.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.
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