Compensable and Private Patient Liaison Officer

  • Healthcare and Medical
  • Part Time
  • 4 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

Bass Coast Health is the major public healthcare provider within the Bass Coast Shire in South Gippsland.  The service has provided quality service and care for residents of the Bass Coast Shire for over 100 years.  It is an integrated health service providing emergency services as well as acute (medical and surgical), sub-acute and residential inpatient beds along with an extensive array of community and primary care services. Services are provided from a number of sites including Wonthaggi, San Remo, Inverloch and Cowes.

The purpose of this role is to optimise returns for Bass Coast Health by encouraging patients to use their Private Health Insurance if adequate cover is available. This is to be achieved through ensuring all patients presenting to the Service, through both Inpatient and Emergency Admissions, are consulted and briefed on the benefits of being admitted as a private patient. The role also includes the task of liaising with Private Health funds and collating all associated costs for private patients to ensure appropriate billing is completed.

To be successful in this role you will have the following attributes:

  • Previous experience with a Private Health fund or within Hospital administration
  • A detailed understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A friendly and approachable personality
  • Enjoy working with people including staff members and patients

Note that this position may be available as a job share opportunity for the right candidates and also may include work on weekends.

Applications should include your professional resume, covering letter that addresses the Key Selection Criteria contained within the Position Description, and 2 professional referees.

A position description may be found on the BCH website:www.basscoasthealth.org.au

Please address your application to Phillip Maddock, Acting Chief Financial Officer – email:phillip.maddock@basscoasthealth.org.au

Applications close Friday 4 November 2016

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