Surgery Scheduling RN

Columbus, OH 43240

Posted: 02/15/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 538759

Job Description

Position: Surgery Scheduling RN

Position Summary:
The surgery scheduling RN works directly with all hand surgeons and patients to prepare and schedule surgeries during office hours, and related administrative duties when the physicians are not in clinic.

Summary Primary Responsibilities:
Surgery Scheduling:
o Coordinate paperwork for surgery patients with the surgery center/hospital
o Schedule surgeries in SCOR/ call for schedule at hospital/fax booking sheet
o Obtain patient history and evaluate need for Pre-Admission Testing (PAT)
o Instruct patients on PAT, surgery, and post-op experience
o Ensure all PAT, and consent forms are sent to proper surgery facility in a timely manner.
o Educate and answer questions for patients including surgery, post op and RX questions.
o Handle patient calls and voice mail requests in a professional and timely fashion
o Obtain pre-authorizations for services as required.
o Coordinate services with therapy unit and other health care facilities
o Coordinate patient communication with billing team
o Maintain authorization and other data in Practice Management System
o Other duties and projects as assigned.


Qualifications:
RN required.
1 to 3 years surgery scheduling and BWC experience preferred.
Health care insurance and medical terminology preferred.
Proven Knowledge of ICD-9/10 and CPT coding preferred
Personal computer skills preferred (Microsoft Office and Windows)
Detail oriented and highly dependable
Orthopedic experience preferred
Ability to type 30 words per minute required

Physical Demands by Position:
This position regularly requires the employee stand, walk, use hands, talk, and hear. Bending and lifting may be required to complete certain tasks in regarding to filing or equipment troubleshooting. Specific vision requirements consist of close vision, distant vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

A. Business Professional Attire is required
B. Clinic uniforms required for PCC
C. Noise level is moderate
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