Job Description

Job ID
155214
Location
Administration Fournace Place
Hiring Range:
Hourly Minimum to Midpoint:
18.31
-
23.34
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

JOB SUMMARY:  The HPV Self Testing Care Coordinator shall assist the Mammography Program Management senior nurse case manager and/or senior care coordinator in maintaining the cervical cancer screening test database for patients who rarely or have never been screened and encourage self-testing of HPV for cervical cancer screenings at home. Additional responsibility includes the scheduling of follow-up appointments for additional diagnostic testing as required for all facilities, track all interventions, and assist with education and outreach activities. The HPV Self Testing Care Coordinator will utilize the American Society for Colposcopy and Clinical Procedures (ASCCP) guidelines within the Breast and Cervical Cancer Services (BCCS) grant and use them accordingly. The HPV Self Testing Care Coordinator will accurately document in the grant database and Electronic Medical Record (EMR), as well as train and properly use the Oncore database.  The HPV Self Testing Care Coordinator will also be familiar with the recruiting script and stay within the approved verbiage, verify patient demographic prior to mailing kits and process to lab once received.  The HPV Self Testing Care Coordinator shall also verify compliance with financial and other eligibility requirements as outlined by the funding sources Chassis, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Medicare, and Medicaid etc. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Degrees: High school Diploma or GED

Work Experience: (Five (5) or more years in a primary or specialty health care setting possibly including experience in medical records, appointment center and eligibility. 

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)  
Bilingual Skills Preferred.      
Writing /Correspondence
Writing /Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C., Typing_45 WPM

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms

Work Schedule: Flexible, Overtime, Travel  

Other Requirements: Familiarity with /Microsoft office -word/ Microsoft office excel.  May also use Microsoft office publisher/ NSI Eligibility software or current software/ Epic Desktop

Equipment Operated: Computer and fax. Basic use of Microsoft Office-Word, Excel and Publisher. Basic use of Cadence, Chassis Eligibility and Epic

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Clerical and Administrative Support

Application Instructions

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