We are seeking a Manager, Patient Relations to help manage our Patient Representative staff. This is an excellent opportunity for an up and coming leader!
Patient Representatives listen objectively, upholding patients rights with a concentration on effective grievance processing, risk mitigation and conflict mediation.
As the Manager, Patient Relations, you will:
Help personalize and humanize the hospital experience by serving as a liaison between patients (pediatric and adult), families, and staff.
Coordinate with interdisciplinary teams across the MSK continuum regarding the coordination and navigation of patients that meet complex high risk criteria.
Help provide patients with an effective grievance mechanism and act as a resource on patients rights and responsibilities.
Supervise assigned staff in accordance with the standards and practices of the Patient Relations Department, MSKCC's mission and regulatory agencies.
A Bachelor's degree in Health Advocacy or related field preferred, including a minimum of 4 years relevant experience and extensive negotiation/confliction resolution/mediation experience (MSW or RN welcomed).
In lieu of a bachelors degree, applicants with 8 years of job-related work experience can be considered.
Broad based knowledge of health care systems, regulatory policies, risk mitigation, and understanding of human behavior a plus.
Knowledge of Federal & State regulations impacting patients rights.
Excellent judgment and analytical thinking.
Strong communication and organizations skills.
Excellent management/supervisory skills are essential.
Spanish fluency a strong plus.
Advanced knowledge of related standards of JCAHO, NYSDOH, and HCFA.#
Internal Number: 2021-49820
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.