Referral Coordinator in Pediatrics

Staffing First Published: February 13, 2018
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Referral Coordinator / Clinical Care Coordinator – Pediatrics

 

Staffing First is
currently seeking candidates for a Clinical
Care Coordinator
position for a Pediatric
office
which offers an expertise in the care of children with special health care needs. This practice serves
approximately 2500 children with a variety of special needs, ranging from
issues such as ADHD to highly medically fragile children (i.e. cerebral palsy,
metabolic/mitochondrial disorders, rare genetic disorders, etc).  This Pediatric
practice
is unique in that it embodies the concept of the medical home and
places the family at the center of care.

 

This is a Direct Hire, Full Time position with a schedule of
8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.  The pay for this
position ranges from $16-20/hr and also offers great benefits. 

 

Job Duties for Clinical Care Coordinator:

 

  • Assist families in
    navigating through the healthcare system

  • Act as an extension
    from the physician to the patient.

  • Responsible for the
    majority of the non-face-to-face care that is so commonly required for children
    with special healthcare needs.

  • Writing letters of
    medical necessity

  • Completion of
    paperwork to obtain durable medical equipment, therapies, oxygen, formula, the
    Family Medical Leave Act, guardianship, 
    frequent contact with caregivers, schools, case managers, therapists
    & nursing agencies 

  • Providing families
    with assistance in accessing applicable resources within the community and in
    obtaining needed services and equipment. 

  • Acting as
    point-of-contact for families to discuss concerns such as educational advocacy,
    grievance and appeal process and the overall care of their children.

  • Act as a resource
    within the practice to empower families with enough information, advocacy and
    guidance to ensure optimal care for their children.

  • Research and
    understand additional important resources within the community

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