Medical Scheduler

Dallas, TX

Posted: 05/14/2024 Category: Healthcare Job Number: SHlaing700000

Job Description

Job Title: Medical Scheduler

Pay: $20 an hr | Bi-weekly

Job Type: Onsite in Dallas, TX

Shift Options:

  • Mon - Fri Shift will be 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Must be able to work every other weekend. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Medical Scheduler Overview:

  • Under direct supervision, responsible for scheduling patient appointments and tests in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Answers all incoming calls and directs calls to appropriate personnel.

  • Serves as a liaison between patient and medical staff. May include outside scheduling and/or surgical scheduling responsibilities.

  • Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

  • Answers all incoming calls; assesses callers’ needs and directs to appropriate personnel and pages clinic personnel as appropriate. Obtains and communicates messages in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Schedules new patients, patient referrals and returning patients in computer system in accordance with physician and/or office guidelines. For new and or referred patients, sets up in system with appropriate documentation and coding. Cancels/reschedules appointments according to physician schedule changes; notifies appropriate clinic personnel.
  • Obtains and enters all insurance authorization, and correspondence relating to referrals in patients charts and/or electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Collects co-pays, deductible and other out of pocket amounts at time of visit.
  • Maintains primary office scheduling template containing physician meetings, satellite schedule, rounding and call coverage.
  • Arranges for patients to have financial counseling as needed.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/practice.
  • Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office. Covers for other front office functions as requested.
  • Prepares correspondence, memos, forms and other typing as requested by supervisor.
  • May schedule outpatient appointments/testing/surgeries and hospital admissions upon request. Obtains necessary pre-certification as required.
  • May communicate to patient about surgeries or tests being scheduled and potential prep work needed, inquiring about test specifics from necessary parties and gathering patient information as needed
  • May be responsible for follow up on all pre-operative tests to ensure cleared for surgical procedure and communicates with physician and patients if further testing is required before surgery is performed.
  • May be responsible for scheduling post-operative follow up appointments with Physicians.
  • Where applicable, basic understanding of medical terminology for tests and surgical procedures, including coding and ability to look up codes specific to diagnosis, surgery and scheduling procedure

Medical Scheduler Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and coding a plus.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) required
  • Minimum three years of scheduling experience
  • NOT interested in seeing candidates with "general office with some scheduling" -- Main focus is scheduling and customer service ideally in a call center.

Medical Scheduler Benefits:

  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance.
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply OR submit your resume to:

Saw Hlaing | shlaing@alinestaffing.com | 412-790-5425

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