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Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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Scheduling Secretary

  • Job ID: 2200007S
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Health Services
  • Department: Urban Consol Scheduling
  • Location: 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.20 to $25.42 / hour

Description

Are you a dedicated professional interested in building a rewarding career?  Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits, opportunities to grow, and excellent work-life balance?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our Scheduling Secretary role! 

Purpose:
Perform all aspects of scheduling duties for all radiology modalities. Employee will deal professionally with all customers including patients, families, patient units, hospital personnel, physicians, radiologists, referring physicians and office personnel, etc.

 

The hours for this position are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with alternating Saturday shifts 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. After six months, there is an opportunity to work from home!

Responsibilities:

  • Provide rotational Ultrasound duties to include greeting patients, answer additional phone lines and obtaining prescriptions for procedures when needed.
  • Adhere to scheduling guidelines for gathering required exam information and conveying restrictions.
  • Troubleshoot scheduling complaints and communicate all issues to the supervisor.
  • Gather and record demographic, financial and insurance information on each patient during the initial intake interview which may take place either in person or over the phone.
  • Enter data into the computer and processes requisitions to confirm data entry.
  • Operate multi-line phone system and ACD telephone software. Follow scripted radiology format accurately and completely.
  • Enter information into the RIS system. Complete appropriate forms. Follow up on any incomplete or inaccessible information to assure a completed record.
  • Document patient demographics accurately.
  • Review all imaging resources on a daily basis for open slots and potential scheduling errors.
  • Enter prescriptions into the document scanner.
  • Participate in the training of new scheduling staff.
  • Schedule exams accurately, both automatically and manually, for all radiology modalities.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 3-5 years related work experience in a medical setting and/or a current Radiology Scheduler with knowledge of Imagecast, MS word, MS Excel, and EOIC training preferred.
  • Medical Terminology preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with physicians, management and staff personnel efficiently and effectively in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently and take minimal directions.
  • Tact, patience and understanding required.
  • As customer service is a priority in this position, training and certification as a Patient Ambassador is required prior to, or during the initial six-month review period.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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