Job Description

Job Title: Surgery Scheduler
Job ID: 726739
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: ZCMS1 Burke and Bradley Ortho
Location: 200 Delafield Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15215

Description

UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated is seeking a full-time Surgery Scheduler to support Burke and Bradley Ortho!


The Surgery Scheduler will coordinate and schedule patients for in-patient and outpatient surgical procedures, as well as assist the surgeon and the administrator in promoting, developing, and monitoring all aspects of operations.


Does this sound like you??  APPLY TODAY!!


Responsibilities:

  • Answer and respond to all incoming telephone inquiries utilizing CMI customer service standards.
  • Coordinate and schedule all necessary pre-testing and orders given by the attending physician(s).
  • Coordinate cases and communicates with hospital personnel to obtain approval for hospital admissions.
  • Ensure all billing and insurance information is current and accurate.
  • Ensure that informed consents are signed.
  • Obtain pre-certification and/or referral prior to the date of the procedure.
  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that demonstrates appropriate behavior towards staff, peers and other department personnel as defined in the departmental and UPMC/CMI job performance standards. Employee can be relied upon to work steadily and effectively and for punctuality and regularity of attendance.
  • Prepare and forward all necessary admission reservations/requisitions, including demographics and insurance information to hospitals.
  • Provide patients with pre and postoperative instruction according to service specific guidelines.
  • Schedule all post-operative appointments.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Completion of a medical assisting program or two to four years experience in a medical field. 
  • Proficiency in medical terminology preferred. 
  • Knowledge of insurance regulations, specifically Medicare, BC/BS, managed care plans and workers compensation carriers regarding scheduling and approval of surgical procedures. 
  • General knowledge of computer software and practice management databases is required. 
  • Knowledge of the Epic practice management programs preferred. 
  • Strong organization, time management and interpersonal skills. 
  • Tact and diplomacy are necessary in dealing with physicians, patients and their families and other employees. 
  • Ability to deal compassionately and professionally with patients is essential. 
  • Ability to work independently and possess sound decision-making skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize work demands. 
  • Ability to consistently maintain confidentiality with regards to all job assignments and related information. 
  • Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.87 to $21.19

Union Position: No

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