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Scheduler (FT) - Western Connecticut Orthopedic

Company: SCA Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

US-CT-Danbury# of Openings: 1Category: OtherSystem ID: 19781Group Name: AcelaSalary Min: USD $15.00/Hr.Salary Max: USD $25.19/Hr.OverviewSurgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan Accountabilities / ResponsibilitiesResponsible for scheduling all outpatient surgeries and procedures as requested by the physician or the physician's office staff.Responsible for obtaining and adding patient demographics and insurance information into the billing system.Responsible for contacting payers to verify patient benefits and obtain necessary authorization.Coordinates efforts with the Director of Nursing to ensure availability of needed equipment, requested staff, and/or ancillary services.Prepares and distributes the daily surgery schedule to the Nursing Managers, RNs, Pre-Op and PACU Nurse and Technicians, Business Office Manager.Responsible for capturing complete and accurate clinical, demographic and insurance information on patients scheduled at the surgery center.Responsible for communicating to the Director of Nursing, and other appropriate employees, for same day and next day add-on cases.Responsible for communicating any potential scheduling conflicts to the Director of Nursing.Promptly communicates any patient problems to the Business Office Manager and/or Director of Nursing.Maintains positive communications with the medical staff members and their office personnel.Responsible for tracking cancellations.Responsible for monitoring and maintaining and releasing block time.Responsible for preparing daily bank deposits for monies received at the surgery center.Cross-training to cover the front desk for lunches, breaks, and extended absences of the Receptionist/Admitting Clerk. The Scheduler shall also be cross trained in medical records, chart preparation, collections, and patient account advocacy duties.Perform other clerical duties as directed by the Business Office Manager. QualificationsHigh school diploma or GED requiredMinimum one (1) year scheduling experience in an ambulatory surgery facility, acute-care hospital, or doctor's officeAttendancePunctuality Ability to meet deadlinesPI180335092

Keywords: SCA Health, Danbury , Scheduler (FT) - Western Connecticut Orthopedic, Healthcare , Danbury, Connecticut

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