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Patient Liaison

Company: RadNet
Location: Union
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary The Patient Liaison is responsible for providing direct assistance to patients, their families, staff and management, with the resolution of concerns, as well as supports the rights and responsibilities and personal interests of the patient population in general. Schedule: Full-time - Monday through Friday - Day-shift Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Responsible for all functions that take place in the waiting room itself (podium desk included). * Manages sign in sheet. * Triage patients to PSR's according to appointment times or needs. * Establishes the reason for patients visit. * General assistance of patient's needs in the waiting room. * Expedites late arrivals judiciously in conjunction with PSR's and Technologist staff. * Responsible for communicating deficiencies at the front desk to front desk manager. * Required to carry a transient ThinkPad/Laptop/computer needed for access to systems. * Primary facilitator of all patient complaints, feedback, and compliments in waiting room. * First point of contact for patient feedback compliment or complaints. * Provides proper communication regarding feedback. * Provides reasonable resolution for customer complaint with assistance as needed. * Finds variable options and solutions for patient if original request cannot be met. * Investigates patient feedback with manager, team lead supervisor. * Responsible for communication between PSR's, technologists, and patients regarding delays. * Creates realistic options for patients experiencing delays. * Effectively communicates with modalities regarding delays longer than 15 minutes. * Assists manager with process improvement (office workflow from patient point of view). * Responsible for follow-up in conjunction with manager for all patient feedback. * Identifies areas of best practice, areas requiring immediate attention, and/or improvement. PLEASE NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of the position described above. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time. Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience: * Detail-oriented. * Extremely professional at all times and in all situations. * Willing to put other people's needs before their own personal needs. * Must have a friendly demeanor, healthy rapport with team members and colleagues. * Superior interpersonal skills are a must. * Must be able to handle intense customer service complaints without issue. * Incredible communication skills (verbal and nonverbal). * Able to multi-task (within reason). * Must have good problem solving ability, make quick decisions, and display sound judgment. * Must be creative, innovative and help in the development of this position. * Must be flexible. * Must exhibit great empathy and compassion for both internal and external customers alike. * Must have a great deal of patience along with a calm demeanor. * Must be extremely reliable, dependable, and self-motivated. * Professional business attire and lab coat preferred. Quality Standards * Communicates, cooperates, and consistently functions professionally and harmoniously with all levels of supervision, co-workers, patients, visitors, vendors as well as referring physicians and their staff. * Demonstrates initiative, personal awareness, professionalism and integrity, and exercise confidentiality in all areas of performance. * Attends all meetings and trainings as requested. * Follows OSHA regulations, RadNet and site protocols, policies and procedures. * Follows HIPAA, compliance, privacy, safety and confidentiality standards at all times. * Practices universal safety precautions. * Promotes good public relations on the phone and in person. * Adapts and is willing to learn new tasks, methods, and systems. * Reports to work regularly as scheduled; consistently punctual with respect to working hours and lunch schedules, and maintains satisfactory personal attendance in accordance with RadNet guidelines. * Completes job responsibilities in a quality and timely manner. Physical Demands This position often requires sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, reaching with hands and arms, using hands and fingers, handling, or feeling, speaking, listening, and high-level cognitive thinking. Also, must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. The position requires the ability to travel, drive a vehicle, and utilize other forms of transportation. Working Environment An office setting associated with patient care areas and environments. RadNet is an equal employment opportunity employer and treats all applicants and employees in a fair and non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender-identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran/military status, qualified disabled veteran, marital/ domestic partnership status, religious creed, medical condition, sexual orientation, political activity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. RadNet does participate in E-I9 Verify.

Keywords: RadNet, Union , Patient Liaison, Other , Union, New Jersey

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