Option Care Health Care Transition Coordinator - Houston TX in Houston, Texas
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Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.
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Job Description Summary:
The Care Transition Coordinator is an experienced sales professional who uses sales techniques to sell Option Care products and services to patients discharging from hospital care. They are responsible for educating patients, their families and the facility staff about how the services and products will be facilitated at an alternative site. Care Transition Coordinators ensure proper placement of patients within the Home Health Care setting by communicating with patient, gathering preadmission information, collaborating with internal (intake) and external (case managers, discharge planners) partners to ensure quality of service and the data required for the creation and implementation of an effective treatment plan by the clinical team. Care Transition Coordinators are also responsible for proactively building strong relationships with referral sources and partnering with Account Managers to grow referral rates and achieve sales goals.
Proactively maintains and grows relationships with referrals sources to increase sales and patient starts. Serves as key point of contact and representative of Option Care to provide education, assistance, and service to referral sources.
Interacts with area service providers on a daily basis to sell Option Care services that could assist in the care for discharging patients. Works with clinical team to determine if the patient is a viable candidate for alternative site care.
Uses sales techniques to educate patients, their families and the facility staff about the services and products provided by Option Care.
Effectively communicates with agency staff, medical team, patients and family throughout the discharge process to implement an effective treatment plan.
Responsible for collecting, reviewing and completing preadmission information and securing related signoff.
Partners with Account Manager and Regional Sales Director to create and execute area business and growth plan.
Communicates frequently with Account Manager to discuss opportunities, assess progress, and provide feedback related to promoting the services of Option Care.
Partners with Account Manager and marketing staff to coordinate educational and promotional programs to patient/caregiver and referral sources.
Proactively initiates care transition coordination with referral sources and internal partners to ensure seamless patient transitions to home or ATS. Participates with any data collection required for therapy start and patient tracking process. This may include facilitating the transfer of orders via phone, fax, and e-prescribing.
Reviews the patient’s medical record to obtain both pertinent medical history and primary/ secondary insurance payor information and communicates this to patient registration department.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and proprietary information and observes legal guidelines for safeguarding the confidentiality of patient and proprietary Option Care information.
Provides oversight and input to the providers regarding the patient transition to home care.
Serves as a point of contact, coordination, and communication with other providers.
Makes arrangements for any special medical supplies or appliances to be available.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NO
(i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)
BASIC EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of experience with Sales or Service
Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization in the business community and with vendors.
Experience applying knowledge of standard practices for all services offered as well as current relevant and applicable standards (i.e. URAC, ACHC standards).
Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards of services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Basic PC skills: Able to competently use internet, email, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
Experience in identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve and improve processes.
Access to a reliable means of transportation that will enable the incumbents to travel to care facilities, home visits and multiple hospitals. If such means of transportation would include a personal vehicle, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance would be required.
Able to plan, organize and make presentations
Travels to and from partnerships facilities, community hospitals, and medical practice offices to sell services, process referrals, provide live education and training support to patient/caregiver and referral sources.
- Experience growing service provider partnerships
Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
For over 40 years, Option Care Health has provided adult and pediatric patients with an alternative to hospital infusion therapy. With more than 2,900 clinical experts, Option Care Health is able to provide high-quality infusion services for nearly all patients with acute and chronic conditions across the United States, resulting in high quality outcomes at a significantly reduced cost. Option Care Health has more than 70 infusion pharmacies and 100 alternate treatment sites. We are guided by our purpose to provide extraordinary care that changes lives through a comprehensive approach to care along every step of the infusion therapy process including: intake coordination, insurance authorization, resources for financial assistance, education and customized treatments.