Sr. Surgical Scheduler

Industry

Medical and Nursing

Advert ID

USA_500013

Location

San Antonio

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD16-17.50/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

San Antonio, TX - Downtown - (USA) 6243 IH 10 West Suite 110 TX San Antonio , TX 78201

Branch Phone Number

210-734-7300

Job Description

Surgical Scheduler



The ideal candidate for the Surgery Scheduler Sr. will have the following background and experience:

*High School diploma or equivalent required.

*Position requires 3-5 years medical office work experience.

*Knowledge of medical terminology required.

*Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

*Proficiency with computer systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) required.



What does the Surgery Scheduler Sr. do?

This position is responsible scheduling from physicians' orders as directed by the physician. Close working relationship and good communication with physician a must. Schedule anesthesia and surgical assistant and any outside surgical representatives and/or equipment necessary for procedure. Provide patient with pre-operative testing information ordered by physician. Review pre-operative testing results with physician and appropriate actions if test return abnormal. Obtain necessary insurance authorization from insurance company with the proper Procedure (CPT) and Diagnosis codes (ICD9). Communicate to the patient surgical information, all necessary prep the date/time/location of the appointment. May help orient, train and assign work of lower level employees.



The essential duties and responsibilities:

*Demonstrates an understanding of medical terminology, procedures and diagnosis necessary to perform appropriate scheduling.

*Knowledgeable in coding, able to look up codes specific to diagnosis and scheduled procedure.

*Knowledge of patient's medical history, i.e. allergies, current medications

*Obtains insurance pre-authorization

*Obtains and enters all authorization and correspondence relating to scheduled surgery in EMR/Physicians calendar, surgical assistant and anesthesia scheduling.

*Communicates to patient what the necessary prep is before surgery.

*Follow up on all pre-operative tests to ensure completed and cleared for surgical procedure and communicates with physician and patients if further testing is required before surgery is performed Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/corporation



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