Dignity Health Hospitalist Department Project Coordinator in RANCHO CORDOVA, California


Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health – one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.


Position Summary:

Under general direction and focusing on coordinating the operations for the physicians in the Hospital Medicine Department, the Hospital Medicine Tech acts as lead person providing clerical support for hospital medicine operations at the assigned hospital location and regularly performs a variety of multifaceted duties.

Core Duties:

  • Accurately and consistently provides oversight for and prepares Hospitalist census reports through daily tracking and coordination of patient flow within the Hospitalist Program including hot lists

  • Oversees the completion and reconciliation of the E-billing system and works with the Business Office to assure timely completion

  • Provides central coordination of patient admissions and assignments to physicians

  • Prepares and develops logs, records, schedules, files and manuals; prepares and/or types a variety of reports, charts, graphs and other materials, utilizing both manual and computer generated data with accuracy 95% of the time

  • Facilitates patient/physician identification and tracking as well as education when needed as measured through feedback from physicians and managers

  • Acts as liaison between the Hospitalist Program, Hospital, Medical Groups and Health Plans

  • Maintains office organization, including ordering supplies and keeping files current

  • Collaborates with other support staff as needed

  • Extracts data computer programs and various databases to prepare recurring or special reports, meeting assigned deadlines 95% of the time


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate of Arts degree or its equivalent. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered

  • At least four (4) years experience performing related duties with at least one in the acute hospital and 2 years in managed care

  • Ability to:

  • Handle multiple, detail-oriented, time-sensitive assignments

  • Plan and organize work to make effective use of time and ensure state-mandated deadlines are met

  • Record and transcribe accurate minutes

  • Prepare a variety of reports using manual and computer information

  • Maintain extensive record-keeping systems

  • Type at a minimum of 40 words per minute

  • Evaluate situations accurately and take appropriate and effective action

  • Perform arithmetic calculations, reconcile reports and prepare adjustments; review bills and invoices for accuracy

  • Prepare and type memos and correspondence, using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and proper business format

  • Communicate effectively by telephone, in person and/or writing with a wide variety of people

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships

  • Maintain the confidentiality of patient/employee information

  • Communicate detailed program information to employees and others

  • Knowledge of:

  • Healthcare insurance, managed care, managed care contracting

  • Ability to follow payer rules in regards to reimbursements

  • Business mathematics and statistical math skills. Business office procedures, correspondence and filing systems

  • Personal computers, word processing and database applications, including Word, Excel, Care Connect, Flowcast, IBAX, HSSI, HBI

  • Healthcare and medical terminology

  • Relationships between the HIM (Hospital medical records), admitting and the registration department

  • Understands the process of prior authorization and eligibility procedures


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Job ID 2017-38362

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Hospitalist Services

Hours / Pay Period .01

Facility Dignity Health Medical Foundation

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied