The Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for serving patients, providers, and staff in facilitating access to services, tests, procedures, etc. at the direction of the care provider. The Scheduling Coordinator coordinates the flow and exchange of information related to patient activity and performs registration and scheduling functions, as well as other clerical functions that meet the needs of scheduling.
No weekends or holidays
40 hours per week
Fully benefits eligible
Coordinates the flow and exchange of information related to scheduling of services.
Obtains necessary consent from patient for medical records, if applicable.
Requests and receives medical records from appropriate sources, if applicable.
Requests Health inventory
Performs appropriate registration and scheduling functions via computer systems, including initial entry of demographic information, insurance information, referring physician data and exam information.
Obtains authorization for evaluations, procedures, treatment programs, therapies, etc., from managed care plans and other payers.
Communicates with patient, staff and referring physician regarding authorization decisions.
Schedules services such as tests, procedures, follow-up visits and any other services the patient may require as taken from Doctors orders.
Produces efficient and accurate schedules and associated reports.
Records and updates schedule changes accurately.
Communicates changes to all involved staff in a timely manner.
Monitors discharge status of patient, discharges patient and coordinates discharge communication procedures to referring physician.
Responsible for answering of multiple telephone lines and taking care of the callers needs quickly and correctly.
Participates actively in department problem solving, coordinating patient schedules for multiple disciplines.
Requests guidance and approval as needed.
Seeks out solutions to time conflicts directly through parties involved, area managers, and other available resources
Education: HS Diploma or Equivalent
Education: Vocational/Technical training or Associates Degree
Experience: One to Three Years of related professional experience
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
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