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Insurance Specialist / Educator - REMOTE in Bakersfield!

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Position Description

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Are you passionate about helping people? Are you a strong patient advocate? Are you born to educate and champion for the rights of others? The Insurance Specialist – Special Needs Plans position is instrumental in educating dialysis patients about the complexities of health insurance. The Insurance Specialist – Special Needs Plans acts as a patient advocate, championing a patient’s rights to choose their healthcare providers and insurance coverage. In addition, the Insurance Specialist – Special Needs Plans helps alleviate a patient’s financial stress of being on dialysis by identifying various options for obtaining health care coverage.

 

The ideal candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be a great communicator. This person will be a highly organized, self-driven, problem solver, comfortable working autonomously, and above all, passionate about patient education and advocacy.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient health insurance education and issue resolution
  • Customer service support for patients and facility teammates
  • Tracking, trending, and reporting of data
  • Relationship building with internal and external partners 
  • Travel to clinics in the region to educate our patients
  • This position will involve 50% travel within the Bakersfield and surrounding areas

This position is remote within the Bakersfield area. The ideal candidate will be located in Bakersfield.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, degree preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in customer service, healthcare organization, and/or insurance company
  • Understanding of health insurance plans and benefits preferred but not required
  • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required

 

ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS

  • Commitment to DaVita's values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) in everyday performance and interactions
  • Multi-tasker who consistently meets deadlines
  • Work well with and without direct supervision
  • Spanish speaker strongly preferred
  • Travel Required: up to 80% of the time within coverage area
 
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

DaVita will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Insurance Specialist / Educator - REMOTE in Bakersfield!
  • Job Function: Counseling / Social Services
  • Location: 601 Hawaii St, Bakersfield, California