Care Navigator

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Work type: Full-Time
Location: Sydney

Who We Are

We promote the values of better health at every level, caring for the health of those we work with and those we work for.

We encourage work-life balance and flexibility, and are more motivated by being ethical and acting with integrity.

We work together with a shared passion to make a difference and promote better health, for all.

The role

Our model is based on evidence that people with long-term health conditions achieve positive outcomes when they and their families, community partners and health professionals are informed, motivated and working together. Our focus is on empowering patients to take positive steps to improve their health, avoid preventable hospital admissions, take pressure off the healthcare system, and ultimately advance patient outcomes. Read more about our innovative suite of programs here: CareComplete.

As a Care Navigator, you will provide virtual support to patients participating in the CareComplete suite of programs and will work closely with their team of clinicians in managing patient interactions. Key to the success of this role is your ability to build rapport with people, communicate effectively with clinical staff and adhere to program administration duties.  

 Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing regular contact with enrolled patients to review their progress and their participation in the program;
  • Fielding patient enquiries and escalating complaints or issues with the relevant stakeholders;
  • Redirecting symptomatic patients as appropriate via escalation policies and procedures;
  • Working closely with clinical care coordinators to ensure a team care approach is taken with participants across the programs; and
  • Managing referrals and or payments for services brokered by the program.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have previous telephonic environment and / or customer service experience. You will have objection handling experience with strong administrative and time management skills. You will have high attention to detail and problem solving skills and advanced computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft programs. You will be available to work between 8 am - 8 pm local time with some flexibility around hours worked.

Health industry experience and allied health assistant background is highly desirable, but is not essential for this position. Importantly, you will be passionate about influencing positive change in healthcare.

In Return

For your skills you will enjoy the benefits of working for a growing business making a difference. Medibank offers a supportive working environment and access to continuous professional and career development.

A career at Medibank adds up to more. More achievement. More progress. More passion and more innovative health.

For an option that will suit you better

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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