Job ID
Per Diem
Department Name
Patient Representative

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

  • Serves as a central resource for information concerning patients’ rights and responsibilities, advance directives and ethical issues.
  • Serves as interpreter for Spanish speaking patients when needed.


  • Coordinates, investigates and resolves patient grievances concerning the quality of care and service by providing a formal grievance mechanism.


  • Leads efforts to collect, analyze and evaluate patient concerns.


  • Masters an understanding of the organization’s mission, policies, procedures, and services to respond to patient questions or concerns.


  • Responsible for meeting all regulatory regulations and standards.


  • Responds to potentially serious incidents and reduces possible litigation.


  • Provides leadership and consultation to committees, departments that affect patient needs and rights.


  • Refers patients/families to appropriate services and resources.


  • Provides leadership role in the inclusion of the patient/family experience.


  • Is an integral part of the decision making process across the health system regarding patient experiences.


  • Leads patient and family meetings.


  • Serves as subject matter expert in Service Recovery.


  • Information Resource

Experience Required

5 years of customer service, hospital experience preferred. 

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Special Requirements

Skills/Competency:  Analytical thinking/problem solver, complaint management, conflict negotiation,cultural broker, self motiviatied, data management, excellent  communication/good listening, professional manner, respectful, service commitment to customers, self-starter requiring limited supervision.  Excellent customer service, patient interaction and organizational skills.


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


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