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Patient Advocate

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

City/State Suffolk, VAOverviewWork Shift First (Days) (United States of America)Job SummaryFacilitates and promotes continuous quality improvements in the delivery of patient care by maintaining active interfaces between internal and external customers (patients, family, visitors, medical staff, risk management, etc.), maintaining data system of customer issues for use in identifying areas for improvement. Protects the patient's rights; speaking out on the patient's family's behalf when necessary. The Patient Advocate serves as a Sentara direct representative to patients/families that have concerns or questions regarding Sentara services. Staff education to improve patient satisfaction is also expected.Minimum two (2) years of experience in an environment where conflict resolution skills were utilized to manage complex communications, difficult persons and situations; and facilitating the conversion of diverse opinions/thoughts preferred.Qualifications:BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree (Required)Customer Service, Mediation, Patient AdvocacySkillsMicrosoft OfficeSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara Health, Suffolk , Patient Advocate, Other , Suffolk, Virginia

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