All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 3000 Medical Park Drive Tampa, FL 33613
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Medical Group
The role you’ll contribute: Bariatric Patient Navigator
The Bariatric Navigator will work under the direction of the Manager and Director to facilitate and coordinate bariatric patient care within the practice and the hospital. The Bariatric Navigator will work closely with the Bariatric Coordinator and service line leaders from the hospital. Individual must work seamlessly with: patients, healthcare teams, resource providers and insurance companies. The Bariatric Navigator will assist patents in meeting their insurance and clinical requirements to aid in speed to surgery. Individual is responsible for assisting with front office operations including but not limited to scheduling, insurance verification and authorization. Individual is responsible for working with the office staff, dietician and psychologist to assure patient compliance to keep patients on track with surgery. Individual will assist with patient appointments in coordination with the medical assistant. This individual will work directly with the insurance companies to submit required medical documentation to obtain surgical authorization. The Bariatric Navigator will also assist with the planning and implementation of weight loss seminars to aid in patient recruitment.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Demonstrates good communication skills respectfully and courteous when interacting with patients, co-workers, physicians, and colleagues within department.
Ability to organize and pay strict attention to details
Collects data and records in required spreadsheet format daily
Assists and/or conducts patient weight loss seminars.
Performs front office responsibilities including scheduling, verification and authorization for bariatric patients.
Maintains current knowledge for insurance requirements for bariatric surgery.
Communicates accurate information to patients and families and other providers and service representatives.
Provides education to patients and families.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Good medical knowledge to assists providers during patient coordination of care.
Ability to communicate effectively with Director, Bariatric Coordinator, Physicians and Staff
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
Ability to integrate the knowledge of teaching principles and techniques in order to provide education to patients and their families.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience in a clinical setting.
Current, valid CPR certification is required (BLS).
Medical office or medical call setting experience.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.