Robert Half Office Team Surgery Scheduler in Palm Springs, California
A busy Medical facility is looking for a Surgery Scheduler to add to the growing team. Job Duties of the Surgery Scheduler:
Processes the surgery order form received by the Medical Assistant by writing out any pre-operative orders such as labs, EKG's, etc. and prepares an information packet for the patient.
Meets with the patient (one-on-one or calls) to discuss pre-operative orders and the schedule, enters the date and location in the computer.
Contacts and schedules the surgery facility, anesthesia and assists (if needed).
Contacts the insurance company to verify eligibility and benefits, coordinates any deductibles over $200.00 with the ASA billing department.
Enters all authorization information into the computer under the authorization tab.
Work closely with doctors and MA's to assure a smooth surgery process.
Protects patients' rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information in order to comply with HIPAA and Practice requirements.
Performs all other duties or assume responsibilities as directed by the supervisor, physicians or other staff to maintain the office flow and support the goals of the Practice. Skills and Qualifications of the Surgery Scheduler: High school graduate or GED. Minimum of one (1) year previous surgery scheduling experience in a general surgery setting preferred. Knowledge of insurance plans, medical terminology, medical office software and patient billing. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Able to multitask, prioritize work, be flexible and detail oriented, and a team player with a positive attitude. Maintain a high level of patient confidentiality. The Surgery Scheduler will work fulltime Monday-Friday 6:30am-2:30pm Please submit your resume if you are interested in the Surgery Scheduler position
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Req ID: 00670-9501255267
Functional Role: Administrative - Medical
City: Palm Springs
Postal Code: 92262
Compensation: $12.00 to $17.00 per hour
Requirements: - EMR