SURGICAL COORDINATOR AND SCHEDULER, 4685

Location BRICK, NJ
Date Posted July 5, 2019
Category BRICK
Job Type Seasonal/Temp

Description

COASTAL UROLOGY ASSOCIATES, PA

For over 40 years, Coastal Urology Associates has been committed to providing the highest quality medical services in a compassionate and caring environment. We are seeking a full-time Surgical Coordinator to join our team.

The Surgical Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all surgeries for the physicians in the office. The overall purpose of this position is to efficiently schedule surgeries for the physician(s) by managing their surgical schedules and act as a patient advocate for our surgical patients.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Schedule all hospital and surgery center procedures
  • Greet patient after the physicians visit or by phone call
  • Discuss details with the patient
  • Set up date of surgery according to the physician schedule
  • Reassure patient about upcoming surgery and address any concerns he/she may have
  • Explain to patient their responsibilities and necessary pre-operative requirements, such as pre-op physical with their primary care physician, blood work, EKG?s, etc.
  • Schedule pre/post-operative visits with surgeon
  • Administer surgical prep packet to patient which contains all required paperwork to be completed prior to surgery
  • Contact Hospital Operating Room or Surgery Center to schedule and confirm the date and time of surgery
  • Precertify all surgical procedures with the appropriate insurance company and verify eligibility, deductibles, co pays, coverage of service with precert numbers to be used for billing purposes, prior to services being rendered
  • Collect all deductible amounts prior to surgery
  • When requested by the physician – review the schedule for days when there are no surgeries scheduled and request the schedule template be opened for the office
  • At times, you may be asked to help out in crunch situations at the front desk, back desk, and or help with phone calls
  • This position may require overtime during periods of high volume
  • Return all patient telephone calls, received prior to 3pm, on the same business day

BENEFITS:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • A wide array of additional benefits available

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to:

Denise Barlow

Practice Manager

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