Community Health Systems 2341-022 Scheduling Coordinator - Full Time - Days in Oro Valley, Arizona

Description:

Responsible for answering phone calls and scheduling patient appointments. Triages phone calls as necessary. May conduct patient pre-certification to ensure coverage for appointments and medical care. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Purpose: To ensure that the patient has a streamlined process when scheduling with Northwest Health Systems, Coordinator will ensure that authorization is on file with the payer prior to the patient being scheduled, once authorization is obtained coordinator will call patients and complete the scheduling process.

Qualifications

Education: High School diploma/GED preferred or equivalent experience required. Associate's degree preferred

Experience: Four (4) years medical office or department experience, including two (2) years in lead or supervisory capacity. Experience in health care setting preferred.

Skills: Establishing and maintaining filing systems, researching and retrieving information, scheduling appointments, training and evaluating staff. Communicating effectively orally and in writing.

Licenses: Medical Terminology certification preferred.

Job: Registration

Organization: Oro Valley Hospital

Location: AZ-Oro Valley

Requisition ID: 1828763