Scheduling Coordinator - Pain Management
Holy Cross

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Employment Type:
Full time
Day Shift


Job Requirements:

* Coordinates process for scheduling of elective surgical and procedure appointments.

* Works directly with physician(s) to schedule all surgical procedures and surgeries as requested.

* Review surgical orders and prepares preoperative paperwork as ordered by physician(s).

* Set surgery dates with patients that fit within doctor's schedule, Prepare information for patient and obtain Patient signatures.

* Communicates with patients and their families to provide detailed instructions, directions and resources available.

* Ensures all preoperative testing are ordered and completed timely while functioning with minimal supervision.

* Complete appropriate insurance authorizations including writing predetermination and appeal letters to various insurance Companies as needed.

* Coordinates surgery scheduling with OR, EP Lab, IVR, Respiratory, X-ray Departments, Centralized Scheduling and Admitting as ordered by physician(s).

* Communicates special equipment, instrument and supply requests to OR Nurse Manager and Medical Device Representatives.

* Considers instrument and equipment limitations of department when scheduling elective surgeries.

* Allows adequate time for each procedure according to physician's request.

* Attempts to schedule similar types of cases on the same day to increase productivity.

* Verifies patient's names, procedures, surgeons and times with Admitting Office for hospital transfer.

* Ensures all transfer orders are received and completed timely.

* Ensures patient medical records including Imaging discs are transferred with the patient.

* Communicates all changes of schedule to appropriate departments in a timely fashion.

Experience & Skills:

* Two (2) to three (3) years of Surgery office scheduling or clerical experience is required.

* Medical terminology knowledge required.

* Advanced computer skills and experience with computerized scheduling system required.

* Good written and verbal communication skills necessary.


* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Medical Assistant or LPN preferred


Certified / Registered Medical Assistant or LPN preferred

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 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.

Our 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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