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Surgery Scheduler

Little Rock, Arkansas
Under general direction, the Surgery Scheduler is responsible for scheduling all inpatient and outpatient surgery and medical procedures, tests and studies ordered by the physician. Provides support, and communicates necessary information to patients and physicians regarding surgery scheduling.

Job Duties:
• Completes and distributes the daily schedule
• Assures block times are maintained for surgeons
• Demonstrates knowledge of managed care plans and knows which procedures require preauthorization
• Schedules, reschedules and cancels cases as directed
• Obtains necessary admission information during scheduling procedures (insurance information and correct demographics)
• Efficiently and effectively participates in the credentialing process as directed
• Assures all required components are received for accurate scheduling
• Effectively communicates with patients, their family, physicians, physician’s staff and fellow employees
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements of this job include:
• High School Diploma or GED
• Stable work history, 3-5+ years with previous/current employer
• Knowledge of standard office equipment and computers
• Knowledge of medical terminology
• 1+ year working as a surgical scheduler required
 

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