The average hourly pay for a Patient Coordinator is $16.26.
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Job Description for Patient Coordinator
Hospital stays can be stressful for both patients and their families, and it is essential that the patient receives optimal care, attention, and comfort. The person tasked with overseeing quality standards for patient care is the patient care coordinator. The patient care coordinator takes on an advocacy role, acting as a link between the health care system and the patients under their organization's care. The specific roles of the patient coordinator can vary dramatically, as these professional…Read more
Patient Coordinator Tasks
- Schedule patient visits and answer pre-visit questions, including about billing and preparation.
- Perform analytical and data entry tasks.
- Answer patient calls, emails and questions, including finding answers and insurance estimates.
- Confidentially manage patient accounts, including contact information, insurance, and financial information.
Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Coordinator
The top respondents for the job title Patient Coordinator are from the companies Weill Cornell Medical College, Great Expressions Dental Centers and Mount Sinai Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Weill Cornell Medical College where the average pay is $21.76. Great Expressions Dental Centers pays the lowest at around $12.98.
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Popular Skills for Patient Coordinator
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Insurance, Scheduling and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Patient Coordinator
An entry-level Patient Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.75 based on 78 salaries. An early career Patient Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.34 based on 543 salaries. A mid-career Patient Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.93 based on 252 salaries. An experienced Patient Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.97 based on 233 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Patient Coordinator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (13.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (14.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (4.8% less).
Years of Experience
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