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Surgery Scheduler

Admin | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Surgery Scheduler
Work Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary/Description
The Surgery Scheduler will schedule patient surgical procedures in accordance with established protocols; acquires the appropriate information and orders from the Surgeon

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Provides pre-certification of all procedures to ensure coverage and proper billing procedures; and/or may obtain insurance pre- certification from the referring physician's office and contacts insurance carriers for confirmation; advises clinic and/or patient on co-payment or co-insurance responsibility.
• May be responsible for accurately entering scheduling, insurance and registration information into the appropriate system(s).
• Maintains and monitors surgical block time to keep utilization at a high standard; advises surgeon of unused time and releases the unused time to prevent loss of department's surgical block time.
• Request and secure tissue from Tissue Bank/Transplant Services working with Faculty and OR to ensure delivery of the requested tissue at the time of surgery to avoid delay or cancellation of surgery.
• Requests and/or obtains the ordered materials and/or equipment needed for surgery and confirms with the surgeon before surgery in order to avoid delay or cancellation of surgery.
• May research claims on payment denials from third party carriers for pre-certified procedures.
• Acts as liaison with other departmental staff when needed for the coordination of multiple and/or special procedures.
• Adheres to patient privacy act HIPAA and confidentiality policy at all times.
• Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent with five (5) years of experience working in a medical office environment; prefer at least one (1) year experience in surgery scheduling.
• Exposure and working knowledge of physician billing, medical collections, coding and surgery scheduling.
• Must have experience in clinic scheduling,
• EPIC is a plus

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.