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Hybrid-Remote Medical Assistant in LAFAYETTE, LA

Company: Davita Inc.
Location: Youngsville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

314 Youngsville HwySuite 125,Youngsville,Louisiana,77092-8838,United States of AmericaWe're on a mission to revolutionize kidney care, with a vision of making integrated care the standard for all renal patients. To help us achieve our vision our CARE COORDINATORS, along with other team members, are invested in developing both our team, and our model of care! When you join DaVita Integrated Kidney Care (IKC) as a Care Coordinator, you're joining a compassionate team committed to quality patient care. Because of our commitment to training, growth and quality, we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes. As a result, this gives teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment, enabling them to thrive professionally and personally.The CARE COORDINATOR will 'coordinate' with providers and Integrated Care Nurses to deliver ongoing support and communication to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients. The Care Coordinator acts as a single point of contact to 'coordinate' resources for DaVita IKC patients.*LOCATION: HYBRID - in clinic, with some remote days. - MUST be located in the LAFAYETTE / LAKE CHARLES, LOUSIANA area**mileage reimbursementEssential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs outbound calls and responds to inbound calls from members, providers and Village resources
  • Complete non-clinical pathways & screenings, under guidance of Supervisor; escalates to Integrated Care Nurse, as needed
  • Provide support, guidance and coordination of care for ESRD patients
  • Help identify eligible resources for patients and members
  • Assist with the program referral process
  • Collaborate with Integrated Care Nurses, dialysis clinics, health plans and other stakeholders to help patients identify & enroll in eligible programs
  • Support in providing detailed, patient-specific education about these programs
  • Coordinate provider appointments, on behalf of DaVita IKC members
  • Obtain patient PAM & PHQ-9 forms, ensuring completion
  • Connect with insurance companies, when necessary, regarding patient care and benefits
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of patient-related information
  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal patients and teammatesQualifications:
    • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • At least 2 years of experience in a professional office environment
    • High School Diploma
    • Patient Care Technician or Administrative Assistant experience in dialysis field preferred
    • Medical Experience preferredWhat We'll Provide:More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Care Coordinators are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following, or coinciding with, one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings:
      • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
      • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
        • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.Salary/ Wage RangeCompensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

Keywords: Davita Inc., Lafayette , Hybrid-Remote Medical Assistant in LAFAYETTE, LA, Healthcare , Youngsville, Louisiana

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