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Surgery Scheduler

Job Description

Job Title:  Surgery Scheduler

Educational Background:  High School Graduate

Location: Homewood Office

Supervised by – Surgery Scheduler Supervisor

Skills Required:  Pleasant personality, typing, PC Experience, medical terminology, knowledge of various 3rd party payers, ability to organize, ability to work independently, prior hospital & surgery scheduling experience desired.

Duties:

  • Schedule surgical procedures, admissions, and consults for one to five physicians or surgeons assistants at various hospitals based on the physician’s surgery template
  • Enter surgery & admissions on physician’s personal schedule
  • Obtain all precerts, referrals or authorization required for the surgery or admission
  • Verify insurance coverage & any preexisting conditions
  • Send H&P prior to admission
  • Contact patient & advise when surgery or admission is scheduled and provide patient with necessary instructions
  • Maintain notebook with all pending surgery, consults & admissions and track by date to ensure all charges are accounted for
  • Prepare & enter data on all hospital & surgery charges for assigned physicians
  • Assist other Surgery Schedulers
  • Other duties as assigned
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