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Sedgwick Patient Care Coordinator in Des Moines, Iowa

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Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Patient Care Coordinator

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To provide world class customer service and service delivery to our clients and patients through processing referrals in the delivery of medical goods and services.


  • Reaches out to patients in relation to new or already processing referrals confirming patient demographic information, providing updates on the referral, and/or confirming delivery of said goods or service.

  • Communicates with vendor partners, claims adjusters and nurse case managers providing updates on new referrals as well as referrals already in process.

  • Procures vendor partners for each referral as it relates to the goods or services requested.

  • Responsible for making or taking phone calls on existing referrals, new referrals, or other team members referrals.

  • Provides quotes back to clients for approval or follow up on quotes already sent to obtain written approval for requested referrals ensuring that each referral is deemed medically necessary and approved by the claim’s adjuster.

  • Confirms all required and relevant billing information exists in each referral as it relates to the workflow and billing processes in place and moves those referrals to be billed each day.

  • Processes referrals per state regulations and workers compensation guidelines.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.


Education & Licensing

High school diploma or GED required.


Two (2) years of industry experience in healthcare network and patient care scheduling or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Self-Starter

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (