Coordinator Surgery Scheduler - Ortho - Berwyn - Robbins - job 1197133

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Robbins, Illinois

Employment type: Full-time


Employment Type: Full timeShift: Rotating ShiftDescription: The surgical scheduler's primary responsibility is to coordinate all surgical case activities within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. Since the primary duty includes procedure scheduling, a high emphasis is placed on knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding.Generate daily, weekly and quarterly surgical schedule to ensure appropriate use of available block time with the Medical Director to account for operating room usage.Accept patient inquiries or refer them to the appropriate party to make their surgical experience less stressful. Acquisition, compilation and coordination of surgical scheduling with physicians according to operating room block time, ensuring cases are scheduled into rooms appropriate for the procedure for maximum effectiveness, as well as coordinating with other MD offices for combined OR cases. Scheduling of patient pre-admission testing and pre-operative appointments as necessary.10% Yes Performs work of a clerical nature as assigned - cross trains to the patient access telephone line and the Orthopaedic front desk.10% Yes Update and confirm insurance information and status. Obtains appropriate consents and forms necessary from agencies: DCFS, DCS, insurance companies and workmans compensation. Obtains all necessary surgical authorizations (pre-certification) from appropriate insurance companiesMinimum Education: Required: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or educationPreferred: Administrative or technical background acquired through completion of 2 - 3 years of college Specify Degree(s): N/AMinimum Experience: Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experiencePreferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experienceManagerial Experience: N/ALicensure/Certifications: Required: N/A Preferred: N/ATrinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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