Patient Advocate Support Staff

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Job ID: 56008
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Glen Burnie, MD US
Hours of Work: 8-4
Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: ROTATING
What You Will Do:

Mission

All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of BaltimoreWashingtonMedicalCenter by dedicating oneself to providing the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve.     



General Summary

 

-The Patient Advocate Support Staff investigates, resolves, documents and reports organization-specific patient and visitor compliments and concerns. 
-Develops, implements and participates in customer service and patient relations initiatives related to BaltimoreWashingtonMedicalCenter.
-Collaborates with members of the healthcare team, community resources, and with the patient/patient family to promote optimal outcomes for the patient across the continuum of care.
-Rounds on patients daily to evaluate the level of satisfaction and identify patient and family needs.  Facilitates successful use of the interpretation services at UM BWMC. 
-The position is goal-oriented with a high level of accountability correlated to the continuum of care, quality of care and patient satisfaction. 



What You Need to Be Successful:

Associates Degree or 60 credits of coursework in social science, behavioral science, hospitality or other related field required. 

 

 

Two (2) years of relevant experience required.  Experience in an Acute Care setting preferred. 

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Must have experience with data entry and word processing, be capable of operating routine office equipment, understand how to navigate web based applications and possess a proficient knowledge of MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

 

BLS required.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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