TH Instructional Support Assistant - Care Management

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine the Instructional Support Assistant in Care Management will be vital in supporting Case Managers and Social Workers by fulfilling all request for transportation, DME services, and obtaining pertinent prior authorizations from Medicaid to facilitate post-acute placement and discharge. The staff assistant will perform clerical and office support work; such work may consist of, but is not limited to answering telephones, taking messages, paging staff, answering insurance inquiries, and assist in picking up, filing, delivering and distributing mail, faxes or other forms of correspondence and communication.

Duties of a Instructional Support Assistant in Care Management may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate transportation for ambulances, ambulette, and taxi’s for all inpatient hospital discharges and Emergency Room/CPEP discharges.

  • Assist with obtaining DME services for all inpatient/psychiatry hospital discharges including filing and distributing necessary paperwork and forms.

  • Assist with obtaining prior authorizations from Insurers for post-acute services including, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Care, Hospice, and DME. This includes coordination of beneficiaries who are in need of an ambulance, Ambulette, or taxi for discharge.

  • Answering phone calls and triaging the caller to the appropriate party (e.g.: Unit case manager or social worker, executive leadership, etc.) and providing excellent customer support for patients and family members.

  • Act as a liaison between the Case Managers and insurance companies by answering insurance inquiries by phone call or fax correspondence for additional utilization reviews, requested discharge dates, authorization for post level of care etc. Communicate unique and complicated cases to denials and appeals unit.

  • Track and trend transportations arranged quarterly that is evaluated by type of transportation and payment method (private pay, authorization, and department vouchers)

  • Provide application support to Case Managers and Social Workers by Troubleshooting issue users in both Cerner and Navihealth.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications: Minimum level of formal education is a Bachelor’s degree in a Health Care related field with at least one year experience working in a hospital setting. At least one year of working knowledge of Insurance, Electronic Medical Record System (Cerner Power Chart).Understanding of post-acute placement services. Understanding of transportation benefits for hospital discharge. Application such as Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and experience facilitating and coordinating transportation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Writing skills
  • Effectuate coordination skills
  • Knowledge of Medicaid authorization for services
  • Knowledge of transitional care programs (DSRIP etc)
  • Knowledge of Behavioral Health Insurance Programs
  • Medical terminology
  • Care Management/ Social Work Department experience


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Care Management-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 9:30am-6:00pmCare Management-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: May 18, 2017
Posting End Date: Jun 1, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Salary Grade: SL1

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