Scheduler - Le Bonheur Gastro Clinic - FT/Days Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

168160-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
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Description
Summary

The Scheduler performs all routine clerical tasks and schedules all exams/procedures for all hospital-based services including:

•           Outpatient diagnostic and interventional procedures

•           Initial therapy evaluations

•           Surgical cases with the exception of same day cases

•           Initial request for clinic visits

•           Referrals and services for inpatients, ordered at discharge, to be provided post discharge

•           Scheduled admissions for future dates

Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum of two years of work experience in a hospital or healthcare setting.

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PREFERRED:

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • knowledge of general business operations, scheduling, insurance, and coding.
  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials such as letters of medical necessity, letters of insurance payment appeals, and patient records
  • Ability to type 35 words per minute
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic computer operations acquired either through work experience or education, required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of own and others' work flow.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • As initial patient liaison, coordinates all patient care procedures via telephone communications and direct patient contact for hospital-based exams and procedures.
  • Reviews and maintains patient care information.
  • Completes patients' medical and/or insurance file from initial interview and distributes files as specified in departmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.
Physical Requirements
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.
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