Surgical Scheduler in Urology

**CANDIDATE MUST HAVE MEDICAL OFFICE EXPERIENCE**

We are seeking a Surgical Coordinator who will provide support to the patient in coordinating all aspects of surgical care in a professional and supportive manner.

This person serves as a practice liaison to patients, physicians, hospitals and other caregivers as it relates to the patient’s surgical care.

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patients referred by the physician for the coordination of surgical care. Explains the procedure, any related tests or treatments to be obtained prior to the procedure, and necessary pre-operative consents and authorizations.
  • Coordinates the pre-operative schedule for pre-admission testing, additional tests and laboratory work, and required notification.
  • Schedules the appointments according to the individual physician preferences.
  • Follows through on ensuring that all pre-op testing and requirements are received in a timely manner and submitted to the physician for review.
  • Directs the pre-authorization process in conjunction with the precertification coordinator, verifying that insurance pre-authorization is received as well as all required PCP referrals. As indicated, directs completion of Treatment Plan data for various insurers.
  • Obtains referrals and prior authorizations for surgery
  • Completes the surgical coordination process by providing written documentation of the schedules and instructions to the patient, scanning copies of the documentation into the patient’s EMR record.

Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of Medical Experience. Urology experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of insurances.
  • Computer proficiency and prior experience with Electronic Medical Records system is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K plan

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