Surgery Scheduler for Premier Surgery Center on Papermill Drive

Full- Time Position: Monday – Friday

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates and schedules surgeries, follow-up appointments as designated by physicians.
  • Interacts with patients, physicians, and other staff both within the clinic and at outside facilities providing accurate, timely and responsive information.
  • Coordinates, processes, and routes all paperwork as required to meet physician and facility requirements.
  • Ensures efficient telephone communication.
  • Documents work processes as required.
  • Follows all written protocols and procedures
  • Demonstrates courtesy and helpfulness toward patients and their families.
  • Must be able to recognize and respond appropriately to urgent/ emergent situations per protocols.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, staff, and management.
  • Schedules surgeries based on physician volume maintaining appropriate standard turn-around times. Remains knowledgeable of physicians’ schedules at all times to ensure surgeries and procedures are scheduled in conjunction with their schedules.
  • Identifies scheduling barriers and implements solutions to improve scheduling results based on predetermined goals.
  • Follow established REI and surgery center / hospital precautions and procedures in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment. Adhere to policies regarding safety, confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Verify insurance benefits of patients and obtains referral authorizations as required

SKILLS NEEDED INCLUDE:

  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Exhibit high level of quality through attention to detail and monitoring of work
  • Possession of strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication