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Patient Relations Representative

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time Patient Relations Representative to support the Administration department!

This position will work Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

Provide a resource to patients and families for reporting and solving problems encountered with any aspect of the health care system.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in care conferences as a support person for family members, providing assistance in understanding, interpreting and organizing information for inquiry resolution.
  • Assist volunteer activities associated with Patient Representative Function.
  • Participate on committees related to family-centered care or service excellence.
  • Accurately document and report accounts of problems and activities on behalf of patients/families
  • Respond to complaints, grievances, and requests for assistance or inquiries from patients and families seeking problem resolution with any aspect of their health care experience.
  • Carry out requirements of complaint management policy and procedure.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Service or Healthcare related field required
  • 3 years of patient advocacy or customer service experience required.
  • Knowledge of health care and hospital systems, personnel and organizational areas of responsibility required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret patient rights and DOH grievance and patient safety reporting guidelines.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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