Supporting Community Healthcare is a rewarding role and you can make a valuable contribution. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Care Transitions Liaison. Make a difference! Come join our team at LifeLong. This position works from our administrative office in Berkeley and reports to the Care Transitions Nurse Manager.
The Contra Costa Care Transitions Liaison (CTL) is responsible for providing technical, administrative and clerical support to the Care Transitions Manager. The CTL promotes excellent communication and coordination with hospital case management team members, external care facilities, Lifelong clinic staff, patients, and other care givers. The CTL acts independently with oversight from the Care Transitions nurse to implement the integrated transition plan developed by the nurse. The CTL registers new patients, makes follow up appointments in the clinics and communicates daily with hospital and nursing facility staff to coordinate care. This position requires efficient and effective coordination of patients through the health care system to ensure return to primary care in a safe and timely manner.
LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 12 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan
Education & Experience
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Health-Related field or equivalent experience in a health care setting required. (Bachelor’s degree preferred.)
One or more years direct patient care or health education in an outpatient, skilled nursing, home health or related setting. Community Health Center experience preferred. Working knowledge of medical terminology. Experience in electronic medical records required. Knowledge of various health insurance plans preferred.