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Patient Engagement Specialist

Company: Oak Street Health
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company: Oak Street HealthTitle: Patient Engagement SpecialistLocation: RegionalRole DescriptionThe Patient Engagement Specialist will be an integral part of the Population Health Team and will be responsible for conducting patient outreach (telephonic and in-person home visits) to foster engagement in our care model.ResponsibilitiesThe Patient Engagement Specialist will engage with patients who have not visited the clinic, or have not been engaged in our care model to support them in accessing care at Oak Street, The PES can also assist patients in finding a more appropriate setting for their primary care needs.Core Responsibilities:Patient Engagement Specialists should plan to spend about half of their time in the community connecting with patients. (In patient-centered locations; Home, Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and skilled nursing facilities) This means having access to a reliable means of transportation to do so is requiredRespond to escalations and urgent needs with the keen ability to prioritize work, triage situations, and multitask.Document interactions with patients in electronic medical records in a timely manner while maintaining HIPAA standards and confidentiality of protected health informationCommunicate complex topics between all identified parties involved in patients' care as needed with passion and patients (e.g., family members, caregivers, medical providers, community-based organizations)Partner with the patient and their support persons (if necessary) to identify goals, address barriers, and be transparent about patient/provider expectations.Independently foster relationships with patients and their caregiversPartner with Community Health Workers, Social Workers, and clinicians to support complex patient needsEducate patients about Oak Streetas numerous wrap-around services.What weare looking for:Required QualificationsWeare looking for a motivated, experienced individual with:A track record of success in health-care-related engagement, sales, and/or marketingStrong verbal and written communication skillsStrong technology skills and understanding of Excel as well as other EHR/EMR platforms.Dedication to serving the community and building meaningful relationshipsA demonstrated ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environmentAn understanding of the Medicare and Medicare Advantage programsAccess to reliable transportation and the ability to travel through assigned territories to connect with patients.Fluency in Spanish (written and oral) is preferredUS Work Authorization is requiredSomeone who embodies being OakyWhat does being Oaky look like?Radiating positive energyAssuming good intentionsCreating an unmatched patient experienceDriving clinical excellenceTaking ownership and delivering resultsBeing relentlessly determinedWhy Oak Street Health?Oak Street Health is on a mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be, providing personalized primary care for older adults on Medicare, with the goal of keeping patients healthy and living life to the fullest. Our innovative care model is centered right in our patient communities, and focused on the quality of care over volume of services. We are an organization on the move! With over 200+ locations and an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oaky values and passion for our mission.Oak Street Health Benefits:Mission-focused career impacting change and measurably improving health outcomes for medicare patientsPaid vacation, sick time, and investment/retirement 401K match optionsHealth insurance, vision, and dental benefitsOpportunities for leadership development and continuing education stipendsNew centers and flexible work environmentsOpportunities for high levels of responsibility and rapid advancementOak Street Health is an equal-opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply.Learn more at Jobble

Keywords: Oak Street Health, Chicago , Patient Engagement Specialist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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