Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Coordinator, Patient Relations

Scripps Health San Diego Part-Time
Apply on company site

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support and respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Join a winning team supporting the Risk Management department as a Coordinator. Working together, you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. This is an ideal role for a solid patient advocate, someone with a passion for customer service, able to work autonomously while interacting with all levels in the organization. This Coordinator role is located in Torrey Pines area at our Scripps Green Hospital location.

The Coordinator will provide risk management services including planning, developing, monitoring, entering and reporting data from the database related to patient relations and privacy disclosures. Other duties include:

  • Providing follow up on events and works toward process improvement with the different departments.
  • Assists with claims management including monitoring and resolving patient relations cases in coordination with site risk manager.
  • Advocate for concerned patient and family members during or after their stay, or receipt of service in the facility. Listens to issues, investigates concerns, and provides feedback to requesting individual(s).
  • Routinely responsible for writing letters and preparing reports.

This is a Part Time position (20 hours per week) and located at our Scripps Green Hospital in the Torrey Pines area.


Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Associates of Science degree or three years' relevant experience.
  • Additional training or education in behavioral health, patient advocacy and /or risk management.
  • Work experience in a medical environment and demonstrated understanding of medical terminology.
  • Word processing skills and ability to write letters on behalf of the organization.
  • Four years successful hospital or health care agency advocacy and /or risk management experience required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to make another individual feel comfortable, ability to inspire confidence quickly.
  • Ability to design data collection systems, analyze and trend data and present trends to management staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments.
  • Word processing and data base experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to work with highly confidential materials in a secure and discreet manner required.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral health sciences, or a combination related degree and advocacy experience.
  • Experience with regulatory affairs and litigation.
  • Conflict resolution training.
  • Ability to utilize Excel or other data base and depict graphed information.
  • ARM (Associate in Risk Management)
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job: Quality / Performance Improvement / Risk Management
Primary Location: Central San Diego County-LA JOLLA-SCRIPPS GREEN HOSPITAL
Work Locations:
LA JOLLA, 92037

Organization: Scripps Green Hospital
Job Posting: Jun 14, 2019, 11:53:35 AM

Skills required

Health Care
Time Management
Decision Making
Training And Development
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 1035217


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

At Scripps, we’re interested in people who are interested in new possibilities.

Whether you are looking for a new career opportunity or looking for care for yourself or a family member, you’ll find what you need at Scripps. Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps is a nonprofit health system located in San Diego, California. We treat more than 700,000 patients annually through the dedication of 3,000 affiliated physicians and more than 15,000 employees among our five acute-care hospital campuses, hospice and home health care services, 30 outpatient centers and clinics, and hundreds of affiliated physician offices throughout the region.

View the full profile