Surgical Coordinator
Joslin Diabetes Center 20 reviews - Boston, MA

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The Surgical Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all major surgical procedures including, but not necessarily limited to vitreo-retinal and cataract surgery. Ensure that all ancillary services pre/post-surgery are scheduled for the patient and that the patient is adequately cleared for surgical procedures.

Hours are Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

  • Schedule surgical procedures at two outpatient facilities, making sure all surgical block time is utilized. Releasing any unused blocks in a timely manner to prevent surgeons from being penalized.
  • Work with patient to ensure the required ancillary appointments are scheduled in a timely manner and they understand the pre-surgical requirements
  • Maintain multiple outlook calendars and Nteirprise schedules for surgeons, editing as needed
  • Work with patient to obtain all necessary referrals for pre-surgical appointments and work directly with insurance company to obtain any pre- authorizations for surgical procedures.
  • Assemble all necessary paper work for surgery packets and ensure that packets are received by Pre-Admission Offices and Operation Room in timely manner
  • Enter surgical charges into Next Gen billing templates and audit for missing surgical charges in Ntierprise on a timely basis.
  • Adjust clinic schedules accordingly to accommodate any added surgical cases and contact any patients being canceled to reschedule
  • Act as liaison for patient to surgeon and vise-versa.
  • Maintain monthly OR comparative graph
  • Work with medical assistant to maintain stock of consent forms, patient brochures, patient supplies, etc.
  • Assist with other projects or tasks as delegated by manager

  • High School (or equivalent) diploma. Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a medical setting

    Experience with surgical booking---ophthalmology preferred

  • Demonstrated ability with automated scheduling/registration systems

  • Knowledge of insurers and requirements – preferred

  • Knowledge of basic CPT and ICD-9 coding – preferred

  • Demonstrated ability with PC and various software applications

Joslin Diabetes Center is an EEO M/F/D/V

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