03 / 16 / 2013
Desert Ridge Surgery Center
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Desert Ridge Outpatient Surgery Center is looking for a Surgery Scheduler. Job Summary: Plans and schedules for surgical and related appointments for doctors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Scheduling: • Maintains master schedule to ensure coordination between doctors, anesthesia, lab and insurance carriers. • Schedule surgeries, coordinates schedule between Surgery Center and doctor’s offices. • Gathers all detailed information for the patient’s chart, such as type of procedure, supplies, special equipment required, insurance information, etc. Enters all patient information in computer system. • Schedules all surgical anesthesia services required according to doctor preference and availability. • Assures that pre-certification/referrals are in order for Insurance Coordinator. • Confers with OR Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse and /or Administrator to determine status of scheduled surgeries. Alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions. . • Provides relief for the front business office, Receptionist and all other business functions, as needed. • Crossed trained to fill in and effectively perform all other job descriptions • Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patient/others regardless of age or ethnic background. • Initiates safe practices and is knowledgeable about current center policies and procedures. Specific procedures and practices related to pain management, abuse and neglect, sentinel events and response, variance reporting, response to sentinel event alerts, participation in root cause analysis and other key policies and procedures is required. • Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance participate in emergency preparedness drills. • Follows all equipment safety guidelines and is personally responsible for knowledgeable use and care for all business equipment. This is the perfect position for an MA or LPN. Knowledge of CPT Codes, ICD-9 Codes, and medical terminology a must.
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. This position requires a person who is creative, communicative, self-motivated and flexible. Someone who can develop cooperative bonds with surgeon’s office to achieve maximum utilization of the Center with skills and attention to detail that allow the proper utilization of equipment and staff through marketing and the scheduling process. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or experience:
High School education and/or equivalent; up to one year of related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Within the first 90 days of employment and annual thereafter, must complete EDGE training and be able to recite program objectives, key requirement, process steps and goals as outline below.
If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the on-line application, please contact the Human Resources Department.
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