SURGERY SCHEDULER

LITTLE ROCK, AR 72202

Posted: 11/29/2021 Employment Type: Temp/Hire Industry: MEDICAL Job Number: 38795 Pay Rate: $17-$18/HR

Job Description

Ensure that patients are properly scheduled for diagnostic testing, referrals, and other parts of their treatment plan as requested by physicians. Likewise, monitoring cancellations and organizing medical appointment slots are daily duties of surgery schedulers. These professionals must also possess strong communication and computer skills to juggle multiple patient appointments and maintain minimal errors in their scheduling system.
-Enters notes/special instructions needed for scheduling in the electronic medical record.
-Effectively utilizes clinical knowledge when determining if appointment is consistent with the diagnosis/indications indicated by the provider.
-Completes accurate documentation of informed consent with patients for procedures and surgeries as needed.
-Provides accurate, detailed information to patients regarding test preparations, time of patients scheduled arrival, and any other directional information needed; takes appropriate action in responding to questions from patients.
-Confirms patient s insurance provider and either obtains prior authorization or communicates need for prior authorization to appropriate parties as needed

Job Requirements

-3-5 years experience as a surgery scheduler
-Previous experience working in an eye clinic a plus, but not required
-Able to use Microsoft Office and can learn medical EMR software
-Great customer service skills and ability to juggle multiple patients information
-Up to date on HIPPA practices and knowledgeable with medical terminology
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