Surgery Scheduler - Cedars-Sinai Medical Network | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Network is committed to helping primary care and specialist physicians provide excellent care to all their patients. As a part of the medical network employees are central to expanding the reach of Cedars-Sinai further into the communities we serve. As a part of Cedars-Sinai, physicians and staff in the medical network can partner with the medical center to deliver care from a hospital that is consistently recognized as one of the finest hospitals in the country and they benefit from groundbreaking research and a focus on translational medicine. The Surgery/Inpatient Scheduler schedules patient surgeries, outpatient procedures and performs other related surgery and procedure scheduling tasks for various medical specialties of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation. This position is structured as a front-office position with additional responsibilities of a Patient Service Representative ("PSR") that focuses on surgery scheduling and related administrative tasks. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Surgery/Procedure Scheduler Responsibilities: Coordinates surgery/procedure time between patient, hospital/outpatient surgery center, and physician Maintains calendar of surgery and procedure times; follows up with physician to resolve conflicts of schedule in a timely manner Pre-certifies procedures with insurance company Acquires vital equipment requested by physician for specific procedures Serves as a primary contact for the patient, provides pre- and post-procedure instructions and assists with patient inquires Works proactively to ensure that all arrangements have been made to ensure a timely and orderly environment for each surgical procedure Follows up with all parties involved to communicate changes in schedule or place of surgery; works proactively to ensure that all changes are handled in an orderly fashion Patient Service Rep Responsibilities (may include the following): Greets patients; responds to patient questions and complaints Collects co-payments and insurance cards/gives receipts/reconciles payments/batches fee tickets/copies required information Prepares charts and reviews/performs/updates demographics and insurance information Manages patient flow and maintains waiting rooms Schedules first available appointments; schedules with ancillary and specialty providers Takes voice mail off phones; answers and triages calls, directing to appropriate individuals or departments Performs check-in and check-out functions Processes and tracks referrals; handles patient and/or MD correspondence Manages MD requests Performs check-in and check-out functions Ability to train co-workers Monitors work flow; reviews morning and afternoon tasks; assists in work assignments Reports performance issues to supervisors; recommends areas for improvement Interface/liaison with other departments This is a pipeline requisition.

Los Angeles, California

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