PeaceHealth is seeking a Pre-Surgery Coordinator - Oregon Cardiology for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 156908
Responsible for assisting physicians, physician assistants and nurses in the scheduling of surgical procedures and/or other procedures and tests for patients. Will perform duties of Patient Access Representative as needed.
Supports patients and families in understanding the course for pre-operative preparations and testing.
Completes the scheduling process by coordinating patient, surgery department (hospital and ambulatory surgery center), managed care, physician offices and pre-admission testing needs. This includes communicating with hospital surgery scheduling department to assure hospital scheduling system is accurate. Ensures the process is completed for patient in a timely manner ahead of surgery date.
Schedules pre-op visits, surgery and post-op visits as required.
Arranges cases to assure maximum effectiveness of surgeon and assistant surgeon or midwife.
Coordinates with PFS to inform patient of financial responsibility, including prior authorization of procedures.
Perform duties of a Patient Access Rep as needed. Assists and backs up support areas as needed/applicable (i.e. financial counseling for patient insurance coverage pre-authorization).
May be responsible for reviewing electronic chart transcription to support the goals of helping lower risk management situations, allowing procedures to be scheduled in a timely manner and to provide cases to be managed in the computer programs designed to prevent missed appointments, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Medical terminology required.
Minimum of three years' experience in a hospital or ambulatory care setting or three years progressive secretarial experience in healthcare.
Previous pre-surgery coordinator experience in a surgical ambulatory care setting or acute care setting is preferred.
Experience in CareCast/EPIC is preferred.
No license/certification required.
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Courteous, professional, customer service and mission oriented attitude
Proficient typing skills
Advanced computer knowledge, i.e. – Microsoft Office applications. Experience with scheduling programs preferred.
REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES Oregon Cardiology:
Cardiac Cath Lab scheduling, cardiology practice experience preferred.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Springfield , SHMC at Riverbend (420) Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ 16.59 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure:
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Springfield || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Other - Allied || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.