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Patient Experience Representative - Deerfield Beach

Company: University of Miami
Location: Deerfield Beach
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Patient Experience has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Patient Experience Representative to work at Deerfield Beach. The Patient Experience Representative serves a critical role to UHealth and its facilities, by independently providing detailed attention, investigation, negotiation, mediation, documentation and resolution of patient complaints and grievances. The incumbent takes the lead by addressing issues identified by patients and their families and manages expedited responses and solutions to their concerns. The Patient Experience Representative interprets policies and rights to patients and their families and guests and provides support to practitioners and staff during the recovery from service breakdowns to maintain regulatory compliance.

+ Manages a timely investigation and response to all patient concerns / complaints/ grievances for clinical service areas including interviewing staff and reviewing medical records.

+ Facilitates effective communication between patients, families and providers to enhance patient family -centered care and ensure commons goals.

+ Negotiate and mitigates expectations to promote satisfaction, ensure quality and safety and minimize the risk of adversarial outcomes.

+ Provide consultation for professional staff and hospital with regard to disclosure in collaboration with Risk Management.

+ Develops appropriate resolutions with risk management staff to effectively manage patient incidents and prevent adversarial outcomes.

+ Responds to requests for intervention to assist in managing challenging patient/ family situations.

+ Collaborates with clinical service area management and administrative leadership, front line staff or other hospital service area management and administrative leadership, to provide real time support and improvement strategies to reach effective resolution.

+ Accessible via text or page during Office of Patient Experience hours of operations.

+ Drafts formal responses on behalf of senior leadership and administrative leadership including the CEO, COO, CNO, CMO) in writing patients to compassionately relay regret for their perceived poor experience and inform them of how their feedback is being utilized to implement beneficial practice changes.

+ Generates specific reports to highlight clinical services areas opportunities for improvement efforts, Including progress, obstacles and trends in complaints and compliment data.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


+ High School diploma or equivalent

+ Minimum 1 year of relevant experience required

+ Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

+ Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.

+ Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.

+ Commitment to the University's core values.

+ Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

+ Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here ( for additional information.

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