We currently have a full time opening for a Surgery Scheduling Assistant in our Bettendorf Clinic. The duties of this position are as follows: Communicates with physicians, patients, surgery centers and hospitals to coordinate and schedule surgeries and testsObtains prior authorization and precertification from insurance companies for surgeries, tests and DMEReviews all lab results and address abnormalities Obtains clearances from Primary Care Physicians and CardiologistsEducates patients and their caregivers regarding specific care related to surgery, as instructed by the physicianCommunicates with providers regarding orders Job Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of medical terminologyKnowledge of personal computer applications and Electronic Medical RecordExcellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with patients, families, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Education: High school diploma or equivalentExperience: Previous medical office experience required. One year of prior surgery/procedure scheduling experience is preferred.
Keywords: Scheduling, Medical Office, Appointment, ORA, Nursing, LPN, RN