Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP BLANK AST 3
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE SURGERY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Ambulatory Clinics
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 or 10 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116201 Surgery Scheduler

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/26/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/16/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/26/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Clinic Manager the surgery coordinator is responsible for the coordination of surgery scheduling and surgery related issues. Schedules outpatient clinic appointments, related tests, procedures and pre- and post-op appointments. Confirms referrals, authorizations are appropriate for level of scheduled services. Functions as liaison for patients, physicians, hospitals, and other departments regarding scheduling, authorization and patient surgery preparation. Provides support for DME ordering and coordination of services. Determines patient problems and inform appropriate individuals of solutions and/or make recommendations as appropriate. With the approval of the Clinic Manager, the Surgery Coordinator initiates and participates in improvement efforts which directly impact the practice. Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of three years of related surgery scheduling experience in ambulatory setting.

  • Experience processing authorizations, referrals, and with financial oversight; or anequivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience and ability to work with electronic medical records and appointment scheduling.

  • Ability to process and secure appropriate referral and authorization for services as needed. * Ability to understand functions and responsibilities of clinical support units.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the TAR process.
  • Ability to articulate physician's areas of expertise.
  • Understands and applies Cash Pay/Self Pay processes.
  • Possess the extensive knowledge and skills for practice in Ambulatory setting.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Must possess the ability to maintain diplomacy at all times when working with patients, physicians, co-workers, and other UC departments and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience or training with Epic.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on business needs.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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