The Elliot at Rivers Edge - Manchester, NH

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: · Assumes responsibility for scheduling inpatient and outpatient surgeries for all surgeons.
· Acts a primary resource for all scheduling issues.
· Verifies all surgical procedures with insurance carriers as well as verifying benefits.
· When needed, requests medical/cardiac/pulmonary clearance, schedules all pre-op testing and/or pre-op interview.
· Prepares all orders needed for each case and faxes to appropriate facilities.
· Responsible for reviewing charts with physicians prior to surgical date.
· Performs direct admissions on patients, coordinates hospital rooms and informs patients.
· Reviews and updates surgery schedules daily, for all surgical cases beginning one-week prior.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: · Examples; Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills
· Remains knowledgeable of new surgical procedures and equipment to better facilitate scheduling needs. Is aware of instrument and equipment limitations of department.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE: · Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. · Experience: Two years experience in a medical setting preferred. Previous surgical scheduling experience with knowledge of medical terminology and coding preferred.

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