Surgery Scheduler - 117856
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#117856 Surgery SchedulerFiling Deadline: Tue 8/9/2022
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Incumbent serves as coordinator for all surgery scheduling. The position will have primary duties and responsibilities to: ensure smooth flow of surgical authorizations; oversee data entry for the surgery authorization in EPIC as needed and coordinate the date of surgery with patient after receiving all pertinent medical clearances/authorization.
This position works closely with our surgeons, NPs, PAs and internal departments to ensure that all required information has been received and that it is in EPIC as needed prior to surgery. This position is responsible for facilitating the processing of authorizations if needed for post-op DME/therapy when scheduling the surgery. Incumbent may travel with the surgeons to multiple UCSD facilities to assist with surgery scheduling needs while in clinic. This position is to provide cross-coverage to other ortho-specialties as needed.
Three (3) years of experience with scheduling and authorization in a hospital setting.
6 months to 1 year orthopedic experience.
Knowledge of third-party payors including federal, state and private health plans.
Excellent communication skill and good customer service.
- Experience with EPIC system.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. Occasional weekend/holiday and overtime coverage.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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