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Children's Hospital Boston Care Management Associate - Inpatient Discharge (Per Diem) in Boston, Massachusetts

59388BRTitle:Care Management Associate - Inpatient Discharge (Per Diem)Department:Patient Services-Patient Care OperationsAutoReqId:59388BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Per Diem Inpatient Discharge Care Management Associate will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating and communicating with multidisciplinary team members around the development of a discharge planning support for our outpatient clinics and inpatient areas

  • Assisting the case management staff in pre-admission planning and service set up for discharge planning

  • Processing referrals for discharge planning including, but not limited to, skilled and private duty nursing, infusion and enteral therapy services, respiratory services, and transportation when needed

  • Communicating with patients and/or family members as necessary to assist with information, providing literature, and direction to community resources

  • Acting as a liaison with the relevant clinical groups (both inpatient and ambulatory) and developing linkages between these areas

  • Coordinating post-discharge care, communicating with outpatient clinics, community resources, agencies, vendors and families around patients’ transitional care

  • Working with insurances to obtain not only prior authorization approvals for medications but also for supplies, equipment and ambulance transportation

  • Ordering durable medical equipment and faxing corresponding orders and necessary documentation as identified by the case manager

  • Providing resource information, literature, and direction to community resources and maintaining community resources database

  • Completing weekly scheduling and monthly department reports for case managers

  • Providing data entry into hospital Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

  • Coordinating special projects as needed

    To qualify for this position you must have:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent. Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years administrative health care experience

  • Previous experience with processing insurance authorizations and referrals is highly preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations

  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Word, and Excel skills are essential and data collection, analysis, and leadership skills are a plus

This is a per diem position, supporting inpatient discharge, with hours available Monday – Friday from 8AM– 4:30PM. This position is 100% remote. Candidates must live in MA, RI or NH to qualify.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem

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