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Surgery Scheduler, Ortho

UT Health East Texas Tyler, TX
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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Why UT Health - East Texas?

Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.

Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.

Our UT Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Surgery Scheduler. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Orthopedic HOPD clinic where you will be responsible for:

What You Will Be Doing:

-Makes and schedules appointment for procedures and surgeries for patients in an efficient and timely manner.
-Verifies and pre-certifies insurance coverage for surgical procedures.
-Coordinates day surgeries within main surgery department.
-Maintain productivity logs for department director.
-Books, coordinates and reschedules patients’ procedures and/or surgical appointments.
-Relays necessary messages to nurse/physicians.
-Contacts patient and forwards all pre and post-op instructions for surgical procedures.
-Processes calls to insurance companies regarding verification of insurance coverage’s and pre-certifications for surgical procedures.
-Prepare physicians’ hospital log for the following day’s schedules.
-Faxes surgical assist information to assisting physicians; offices.
-Ensures a complete daily surgery log is submitted to our billing entity.
-Maintains and updates current information on physicians’ surgical and office schedules.
-Enters meetings, holidays, days off, etc. as instructed by physicians’ and administrator.
-Assists in investigating billing and insurance problems as related to procedures and surgeries.
-Refers all indigent or problem accounts to billing department to arrange payment agreement prior to scheduling procedures.
-Helps fill in assigned when co-workers are out of the office.
-Performs all other duties as requested by physician or administrator.

So what experience are we looking for in our Surgery Scheduler/Charge Entry?

High school diploma or equivalent
Prefer two to three years’ work experience in a medical office setting
Knowledge of medical terminology and surgical scheduling desirable
Computer experience necessary

Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

UT Health East Texas


Tyler, TX
75701 USA