GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general supervision of the Supervisory Care Coordinator, this position is responsible for coordinating the medical access services of the program including daily communication and coordination with clinical and administrative staff of federal prisons, communication of schedules at multiple locations, scheduling of medical services delivered at the prison, managing critical paper flow and maintaining automated databases, producing reports and documentation and providing education and support regarding security issues to staff and clinicians. All work is performed under strict contractual requirements.
This position performs complex and varied duties associated with the coordination of departmental administrative functions through the use of the Correctional Health computer system as well as Word, Excel, Access and Outlook applications. The Care Coordinator is the primary contact for the community-based provider network, interfacing between bureau providers requesting services and the provider network performing the services. This position makes complex decisions regarding protected healthcare information (PHI) based on the Federal regulations regarding the protection of health information under the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. This position is the primary hub for all coordination of medical services, and interacts with clients, providers, and staff regarding establishing prison medical appointments.
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