The Surgery Scheduler schedules patient surgeries. Obtains authorizations and pre-authorization for surgical services. Schedules ancillary appointments as necessary for patients. Ensures patient charts are prepared prior to surgery including imaging and pertinent lab work. Makes arrangements for any special equipment as needed. Reviews and codes charge slips for patient care services and/or surgical services rendered. Maintains files and records, including supporting documentation for insurance claims. Maintains master surgery calendar for physician(s). Oversees equipment and office supply inventory. Reads all incoming mail, prioritizing and distributing as appropriate. Schedules patient appointments and provides courteous reception in the clinic.Â Collects co-pays, answers phones, verifies insurance, registers new patients, and checks patient in/out.Â Various office duties including but not limited to filing and sorting. Must work with any and every physician in the clinic as necessary.Â Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education:â¢High School Graduate or GED.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢Minimum one-year medical office management, medical secretarial or medical assisting experience. Excellent customer service.â¢Excellent time management skills.â¢Excellent verbal and written communication skills.â¢Ability to understand medical/surgical terminology.â¢Knowledgeable and compliant with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of patient and clientâ¢Ability to work effectively within role independently and with other team members. Required License/Certification:â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If employee does not have card upon hire one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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