Bariatric Seminar Coordinator: Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons at Fort Sanders Regional

Full-time position: Monday – Friday (some evening hours)
Job summary:  Responsible for initial patient contact with follow up until patient has completed all necessary paperwork for bariatric surgery.


  • Take all new patient calls to register for seminar.
  • Take all doctor referral calls for new patients.
  • Contact those patients and register for seminar.
  • Mail brochures and Thank You card to new referring doctors.
  • Enter all new patients into BariTracker and mail needed paperwork out for seminar attendance.
  • Makes reminder calls to all patients registered on the day before seminar.
  • Follow all patients who are in the process of doing either the online or live seminar.
  • Once a patient has completed the seminar, make sure paperwork is completed and sent in.
  • Verify insurance, request Pre-Ds and schedule surgery.
  • Assists and supports daily functions of front desk/Back up coverage
  • Monitors pipeline and employer insurance for trends in the coverage of morbid obesity.
  •  Attends and coordinates all seminars.
  • Supports check in and check out functions.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of PHI following Premier HIPAA policy and government regulation. Maintains strict confidentiality of employee/business information.
  • Other duties as assigned by Office Manager.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; Medical Background preferred.


  • Outstanding oral and written communication
  • Word, Excel, and Outlook software usage
  • Good organizational and prioritizing of tasks
  • Detail oriented
  • Empathy for patients


  • Knowledge of insurance plans
  • Familiar with ICD Coding and medical terminology
  • Office equipment such as copier, postage machine, computer software MS Office, Excel, and Outlook


  • Greenway/Intergy software and electronic medical charts experience

Please list medical software experience in your resume or cover letter.
Send your resume in MS Word, Excel, or .pdf  to:
Fax: (865) 584-7712
Human Resources
Premier Surgical Associates
6408 Papermill Drive, Suite 220
Knoxville, TN  37919