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Patient Experience Advisor

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Job ID: 91364
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Physicians Network
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Job Summary: 

The Patient Experience Advisor ensures positive, fair, and consistent health care experience services. This role collaborates with employees on all levels, patients, and guests to conduct investigations into allegations involving care and service for the health system. The Patient Experience Advisor determines the appropriate investigatory approach, analyzes the information obtained to reach reasonable conclusion and works with parties involved to provide an appropriate verbal or written response. 

Job Responsibilities: 

1. Responsible for effective case management of HCS patient grievances and complaints. Conduct assessments and provide actionable feedback. Utilize various conflict management techniques to deescalate the situation as needed. 
2. Develops and leads patient grievance and complaint investigations. Oversees and hears formal, written and informal, verbal concerns. Partner with Legal/ Risk Management in conducting investigations, research policies/ practices, create and gather documentation, make recommendations and communicate resolutions when applicable. Identify best practices to influence continuous improvement in the organization. Make independent judgements and renders advice on patient grievances and complaints at all levels. 
3. Coaches, mentors, and advises employees in developing an understanding and interpretation of policy and procedures related to patient grievance and complaint management. Collaborates with Legal/ Risk Management on disruptive behavior matters. 
4. Assesses data from the patient grievance and complaint database to identify issues and themes within departments and divisions and recommend proactive solutions. Provide support on ad hoc requests for data. 
5. Identifies patient grievance and complaint issues and develops strategy and practices to prevent further escalation. Keeps all stakeholders informed and aware of all CMS guidelines and deadlines. 

Education Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in a related field 

Licensure/Certification Requirements: 

CPXP Certification preferred 

Professional Experience Requirements: 

Four (4) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination or education and experience  

If Associate's degree, requires eight (8) years of relevant experience 

If high school degree, requires twelve (12) years of relevant experience 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements: 

·Persuasive speaking skills 
·Ability to use positive language 
·Clear communication skills (written and verbal) 
·Taking responsibility 
·Effective listening 
·Time management 
·Willingness to improve 
·Knowledge of dealing with challenging situations and customer experience 
·Ability to admit that you do not have an answer

Other Information

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Physicians Network

Organization Unit: UNCPN Administration Staff

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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