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Surgery Coordinator - Genesee Valley Cardiothoracic

Company: Rochester General Health System
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY Coordinates surgical scheduling for multiple physicians in busy surgical practice. Includes but not limited to scheduling pre-admission history and physicals, OR times, Covid Testing and beds with planned requests for hospital services, diagnostic procedures and daytime add on cases or in-house procedures. Schedule and coordinate surgical cases and procedures with other physician specialty practices and departments STATUS: Full Time LOCATION: 1415 Portland Ave Suite 240, Rochester, NY 14621 DEPARTMENT: Genesee Valley Cardiothoracic SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, Days 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM ATTRIBUTES * In lieu of degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered * Three (3) or more years of relevant healthcare experience required * Strong analytical, computer, organizational, customer service and communication skills * For the transportation departments, knowledge of IDX and CCS is beneficial RESPONSIBILITIES * Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment. Must have excellent proven work habits. * Provides coordination of surgery to be performed with physician, patient, facility and vendor (if needed). * Obtains surgical procedure and diagnosis codes to properly authorize/pre-certify surgery. Schedules and obtains authorizations/pre-certifications for all surgical cases. . Completes pre-certification/authorization with the patient's insurance company providing any necessary documentation. Then documents authorization/pre-certification once received along with contact information of the person spoken with * Coordinates surgical clearance appointments necessary between patient and PCP. * Contacts the patient and notifies them of the scheduled procedure and all necessary pre-op instructions. Coordinates with the hospital the arrival times of each scheduled patient and calls them with this information. * Enters each surgery in the Surgical Booking module the EMR. * Daily verification of add on cases performed after hours and confirm surgeries performed as scheduled to facilitate accurate billing. * Maintains operational knowledge of department equipment: telephones, computers, faxes, copier, printers, etc. Answers telephone or assures calls are forwarded to answering machine or alternate phone numbers. * Review OR schedule against office physician schedule for accuracy and adjustments. * Perform secretarial duties in support of general medical office duties

Keywords: Rochester General Health System, Rochester , Surgery Coordinator - Genesee Valley Cardiothoracic, Healthcare , Rochester, New York

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