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Patient Advocate

Company: Livanta LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

PATIENT ADVOCATE / MAKE A DIFFERENCE Livanta is searching for empathetic, considerate, and responsive individuals to work directly with and assist Medicare beneficiaries. The ideal Patient Advocate has a background in the fields of Social Work or Human Services. The role of the Patient Advocate is to provide assistance to beneficiaries and families who have filed an appeal for their discharge or termination of services and to decrease the likelihood of readmission to acute inpatient care. Your objective will be to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries are discharged from a hospital after a proper medical review and to reduce readmissions by verifying that discharge instructions are fully explained and understood. Livanta LLC is a Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) that serves Medicare beneficiaries in 27 states and US territories. The BFCC QIO program closely assists Medicare beneficiaries and their families in times of need. At Livanta, you will become a team member that uniquely affects and paves the way for the improvement of Medicare beneficiaries--- lives all over the United States. Patient Advocate Responsibilities --- Patient Advocate duties include: Provides education, advocacy, resource access, and targeted support to prepare the patient should their appeal be denied Promotes patient wellness by offering crisis intervention and emotional support Administers information regarding rights and responsibilities as patients covered by the Medicare program Patient Advocate Requirements: Bachelor---s degree or Master---s degree in social work or related field (e.g., Human Services) from an accredited college or university Current licensure in the State of Nevada preferred for those with a Social Work background Must have strong computer skills including the ability to type and speak on the phone simultaneously 2-4 years of experience in acute care case management, transition of care, social services Ability to work closely with all types of individuals Ability to be caring and empathetic toward others Livanta LLC---s Nevada offices are located centrally in Las Vegas --- easily accessible from all points. Health insurance is available at hire --- no waiting period Schedules may vary, and may include weekends & holiday shifts. This position is ideal for individuals who wish to make a difference You can be directly responsible for improving the lives and health of one of the most vulnerable groups in our country. Join our team and make a difference --- today Please apply directly online at: Qualified candidates will be contacted and interviews will be conducted quickly --- we have open positions now All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Livanta is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities, as well as an equal employment opportunity employer of protected veterans.

Keywords: Livanta LLC, Las Vegas , Patient Advocate, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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