Job Openings

In partnership with the community, Anchorage Project Access provides health care to those most in need.

Please see below for current opportunities to join our team:

Medical Program Coordinator

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? Come work with our small committed professional team at Anchorage Project Access. Our mission is to increase access to health care for low-income, uninsured individuals by coordinating a network of compassionate volunteer providers. 

General summary of  duties/responsibilities:

Facilitates efficient and respectful coordination of donated medical services for APA patients by effectively communicating with referring primary care providers, specialty care providers donating care, ancillary services, and patients to ensure pro bono services are provided as needed.  Serves as the primary contact for donating providers by managing pledges and working directly with providers’ administrative staff to ensure continuity of care for APA patients.  Responsible for reviewing medical referral information to ensure accuracy of documentation prior to enrolling patients and scheduling donated care.  Maintains a structured rotation of medical providers to ensure provider pledges are matched with APA patients needing care and to ensure the provider rotation corresponds with pledges for service.  Assists with APA patient enrollments as well as cross-trains team members as needed.  Maintains provider and patient database.

Objectives of the position:

● Facilitate an efficient process for medical and ancillary care providers to donate their health care services through APA to patients meeting the eligibility requirements

● Ensure donating providers’ commitments are adhered to when coordinating specialty care

● Maintain and enhance communication with primary care clinics referring patients to APA through regular contact with administrative staff to ensure efficient referral processes for clinic providers, APA staff, patients, and donating specialty care providers

● Facilitate a positive, well-organized experience for APA patients to receive donated care utilizing all necessary resources such as interpreter services, transportation assistance, medication assistance, lab services, durable medical equipment, and referrals for additional services such as housing, food assistance, employment, etc.

● Ensure best practices are applied to all program procedures from reviewing referral information, to adhering to HIPAA regulations, to coordinating donated specialty care, to maintaining timely and accurate electronic health records

Contribute to continuous process improvements by taking an active role in all APA service enhancements and supporting other APA roles as needed

Special conditions of employment (Licenses, certificates, etc.):

● A graduate of a healthcare related course (MA/LPN/RN/Healthcare Management), certification, or licensure in the healthcare field preferred

● Must have a minimum of 1-year experience in a healthcare setting  

● Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology

● Medical chart review with good clinical insight experience preferred

● Ability to review, assess, and determine appropriate course of action within the scope of practice

● Strong organizational skills

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Ability to work with diverse populations

● Ability to work independently and efficiently

● Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, medical databases, and other computer software as required

● Must be able to pass a criminal background check

● Current driver’s license preferred

Please send your resume, cover letter, and (3) references via email to:

Gail Schiemann

Program Manager

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