Surgery Scheduler

ID# 000663
Naples, FL
United States
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Job Description
The Surgery Scheduler position provides a vital link in the chain of Quality of Care; the Surgery Scheduler supports the General Surgery Group and site Leaders to ensure proper training and guidance to front desk staff. Above all, this position serves to exceed the expectations of patients and all other customers we serve Obtains appropriate authorization and/or pre-certification for referrals from insurance companies; notifies patients and physician of referral completion; may schedule patient appointment with specialists under instructions of physician.

· Sets priorities and organizes work

· Schedules patient procedures to ensure efficient and accurate processing of information. This includes procedures in the operating room, pre-admit testing, medical clearances, hospital stay, and any required insurance authorizations

· Coordinates with hospital for scheduling cases for each surgical day

· Verifies all information entered in computer is correct, including demographics and all other necessary information

· Ensures all necessary paperwork for any patient is received by the appropriate party

· Communicates any and all scheduling changes to all appropriate parties. Maintains an open line of communication with Manager and Physician at all times

· Works closely with Surgeon to coordinate OR schedule

· Familiar with basic medical terminology associated with specialty

· Able to cross-train in other areas of office as required

· High school diploma or equivalent

· One to two years experience in a health related organization preferred

· All other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED required
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