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Population Health Care Coordinator
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Population Health Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities surrounding the patient centered medical home for rising and high risk patients. Core activities include identification of high and rising risk patients through registries, interactions with patients for completion of gaps in care/preventive health measures, health system navigation, patient advocacy and linkage to resources, and longitudinal care delivery. Population Health Coordinators centrally support the outpatient clinics and work as an extension of the trusted clinician to manage high/rising risk patients and projects for overall population health management. Work is assigned in two main ways - through clinic referral (by Provider, Comprehensive Care Coordinator, Clinical Advisor) and through reporting registries (ACO, EHR). They must work collaboratively with the clinic physicians, office staff, and managers to promote patient care.

Job Qualifications
Experience with monitoring and completing preventive health measures, gaps in care. Experience with managed care/HMO products and pay for performance. Writing skills to compose, edit and proofread routine clinical and business correspondence using appropriate English grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation. Oral communication skills to speak with individuals of varying backgrounds to obtain and convey specific information. Proven ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, staff, patients, and administrative personnel in an environment where communication is virtual (not in person). Proven ability to perform basic mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Demonstrated skill in independently organizing and prioritizing workload in order to meet deadlines in light of changing, heavy workload and competing requirements. Proven ability to perform job duties quickly and multitask in a detailed and accurate manner in a fast-paced environment Proven ability to maintain helpful, caring, and courteous relationships with leadership, patients, co-workers, and physicians. Experience collaborating with leadership and escalating issues in a timely manner for communal decision-making and feedback. Ability to work occasional overtime as needed. Experience working in an ambulatory setting. Ability to perform all Microsoft Word and Excel with accuracy and appropriate formatting. Knowledge of medical terminology, proven experience reading/reviewing medical records and extracting pertinent, key clinical information. Knowledge of insurance plans, referrals, and prior authorizations. Ability to speak conversational Spanish preferred.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.