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Surgery Scheduler

Eye Surgeons Associates PC Bettendorf, IA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Eye Surgeons is seeking a Surgery Scheduler!


Working closely with the registered nurse, the surgery scheduler assists the ophthalmologist with coordinating scheduling components of patient care.   Primary responsibilities are performing tasks required to schedule surgery or testing and assisting with medical correspondence regarding patients.

 Examples of Duties:

  • Maintain and update copy of ophthalmologist templates for surgery, laser, and clinic appointments.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of ophthalmologists’ preoperative and intraoperative protocols for surgeries and lasers.
  • Obtain accurate and complete health histories (including ocular) as appropriate for specific procedure.
  • Determine preoperative testing/medical clearance required for procedures and obtain them.
  • Determine pre-certification/preauthorization required by insurance companies for procedures and obtain them.
  • Assist patient in choosing appropriate procedure dates (consider patient preference, surgeons’ schedule, facility schedule, need for medical clearance or insurance preapprovals)
  • Schedule testing, surgeries, lasers with appropriate facilities according to protocol required by them.
  • Answer clerical questions from patients as able, consulting with ophthalmologists or referring calls to them as needed.
  • Direct testing results to ophthalmologists for review (call facilities to expedite delayed or urgent testing results)
  • Make referral appointments at tertiary care centers or other physicians and obtain referral authorizations if required.
  • Obtain consent for scheduled procedures and review for completeness.
  • Open non utilized OR/and post-op slots for alternate appointment availability.

Requirements: 

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required 
  • Medical office education and/or a combination of medical office education and medical office experience highly preferred

Eye Surgeons Associates PC

Address

Bettendorf, IA
52722 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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