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Patient Advocacy Specialist - Auburn M-F full time day

Job Number: 48612
Location:
Tacoma, WA
Job Category: Clerical / Admin Support
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
FTE: 1
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Quality Management
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8-4:30 PM

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Position Summary:
The Patient Advocacy  Specialist is responsible for handling customer concerns and Customer Service functions, assuring that all aspects of the recovery processes meet the needs of both the organization and customers. The Specialist works with Quality Management Consultants and Quality Management Department to assure clinical patterns/trends are aggregated with other system data to identify areas requiring improvement. This position is responsible for strategic deployment and tracking of performance improvement results of Health System resources to maximize customer satisfaction with complaint resolution and minimize key issues generating complaints            

Minimum Requirements:
Five or more years in direct Customer Service experience within the healthcare field will be considered in lieu of a degree.  
One year customer service experience
Experience writing professional documents/correspondence that is published internally or externally preferred.
Microsoft PowerPoint presentation experience preferred
Significant experience in project management, marketing communication or managing targets and timelines preferred
Experience in facilitating groups and managing improvement processes
Direct clinical healthcare experience preferred     

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, communications, business or related field

This position will work at Tacoma General for approx. six months then move to Auburn Medical Center.

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MultiCare is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. All employment offers are contingent upon acceptable pre-employment drug tests which include testing for the use of marijuana and nicotine. As part of our commitment to a healthy workplace, we require employees to obtain an annual flu immunization.

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