HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Scheduler- Mon-Fri 10am-6:30pm Vitual position- Will require initial onsite training in Norcross, Georgia
Parallon, a leading health care company is offering a great opportunity. We are looking for dynamic candidates to be part of our team. We offer excellent relocation and benefit packages, including 401K, bonus potential, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental plans, flexible spending plans, long-term/ short -term disability, and generous paid time off!
We are in need of experienced Medical Schedulers for our Service Center here in Norcross. You will be part of our Scheduling team who handles scheduling for procedures for 22 hospitals located in Georgia, South Carolina, Nevada and California.
As a Scheduler you will schedule patient testing, procedures, admissions; obtains pre-certifications and pre-authorization numbers and enter them into a scheduling or registration system. You will also obtain and enter accurate insurance information as well as answer incoming phone calls.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Answer telephone in a timely and professional manner • Schedules all patients for ancillary, surgical, and medical testing/procedures/admissions through the Meditech scheduling module • Select accurate insurance carrier plans and informs the patient or physician office staff of any carrier that is out of network or of any carrier that may result in a decrease on benefits • Inform the physician office staff or patient of any testing requirements according to the instructions and queries in the scheduling module • Ensure that any edits performed in the scheduling module are also duplicated in the admissions module • Maintain knowledge of the scheduling reports for the next day to ensure department readiness in the event of any unscheduled Meditech down-time • Work closely with the physician office staff to ensure that pre-cert/authorization numbers are entered in the scheduling or registration system • Receive incoming pre-cert mail and ensure that pre-cert/authorization numbers are entered in the scheduling or registration system • Select the correct patient medical record number consistently • Maintain open communication with the registration staff regarding those unscheduled patients presenting for services to ensure appropriate testing is performed and times are available • Edit via the scheduling module those departmental calendar changes to ensure that patients are not scheduled when personnel is not available • Acknowledge, file, and send MOX messages via Meditech • Edit medical accounts to a PRE status • Enter outpatient procedures in the Order Entry System • Pull reservations off printers, keeping clinical reservations filed according to policy. Return surgical reservations to each appropriate scheduler. • Work clinical accounts at least 2 days in advance in order for admitting personnel to use reservations for calling patients and checking patient and insurance information • Attends in-service presentations, and completes mandatory education week, including but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDS and OSHA standards. • Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues. • Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement" • Other duties as assigned
• High school diploma or GED required
• Prior scheduling experience required
• Extensive experience with medical terminology required
• Radiology Tech, CAN, and/or medical coding experience preferred
CERTIFICATIONS (not mandatory but preferred)
Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling
Title: Medical Scheduler- Mon-Fri 10am-6:30pm Vitual position- Will require initial onsite training
Location: Georgia-Norcross-Shared Services - Atlanta
Requisition ID: 08591-138580