How to Hire a Patient Advocate

Does your growing business need a patient advocate? Patient Advocates can you help your company improve patient care.

Here are some tips to help you find great patient advocate candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Patient Advocates search for Jobs on Indeed*

175,124

job seekers clicked on patient advocate jobs

12,156

resumes from job seekers with patient advocate experience on Indeed

889

patient advocate jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $14.60 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$32.95 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$32.95

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Patient Advocate?

A great patient advocate hire can help your business ensure that your patients are getting the best health care possible. A patient is at the mercy of the healthcare industry and a patient advocate can make a huge difference in the treatment of a patient.

• Increase the number of people you can help
• Provide new services for people in need
• Spread your message and increase business

Skills to look for in a great Patient Advocate

A great patient advocate candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Knowledge of healthcare system
• Ability to work with others
• Negotiation skills
• Well organized
• Positive attitude
• Motivated by the desire to help others

Writing a Patient Advocate job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Patient Advocate candidates. A Patient Advocate job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Patient Advocate jobs, such as:

• Caretaker
• Nursing
• Healthcare

Interviewing Patient Advocate candidates

Strong candidates for patient advocate positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Healthcare expertise
• Knowledge of rules and regulations
• How to navigate the healthcare system

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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