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Surgery Scheduler

Company: OrthoVirginia
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Exempt/Non-ExemptOrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a full-time, experienced Surgery Scheduler to join our team! Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes: competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program.Position SummaryResponsibilities for the Surgery Scheduler include scheduling inpatient and outpatient surgeries, medical procedures, tests and studies ordered by our physicians, documenting patient and surgery correspondence and preparing surgical forms for billing.Primary Functions AccountabilitiesSchedules and coordinates patients' surgeries and diagnostic studies per physician's orderVerifies insurance coverage and if a second opinion is requiredSchedules surgery, diagnostic tests, or study with operating room or facilityPre-certifies surgery or study if indicated; Obtains orders from physician for lab tests if indicatedEnsures operating room or facility is prepared for surgery, tests, or study; has necessary paperwork and special equipment for surgery if requested by physicianInstructs patient in pre-admission registration, surgical date, post-surgical careConfirms and obtains any patient prescriptions, if indicated, from the physiciansKeeps patients, physicians and facilities informed of any scheduling changesRecords all medications prescribed and refilled by physicians for surgical patientsObtains list of inpatients from physicians and provides the on-call physician with a copy of the listConfirms with the on-call physician that all messages and medications are documented in patients' chartsInitiates and implements charge sheet process; submits charge sheet to on-call physician for services provided over the weekendAssists physician in coding of proceduresPerforms other duties as assignedKnowledge, Skills AbilitiesProficiency with medical terminology requiredSurgical terminology proficiency or OR/ASC experience preferredExcellent communication skills and strong customer service skills requiredMust demonstrate the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and manage time efficientlyMust be able to work independently, assess situations, make decisions and solve problems with minimal supervisionPosition RequirementsMinimum 2 years related medical office experience requiredFundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office and practice management systems are requiredHigh school diploma required; Associates degree preferred

Keywords: OrthoVirginia, Lynchburg , Surgery Scheduler, Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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