Scheduler (FT) - Stonegate Surgery Center

Surgical Care Affiliates
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Job Details

  • Location: Austin, TX, 78716
  • Date Posted: 1 week ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 22164
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Description

Surgical 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 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

  • Responsible 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.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum one (1) year scheduling experience in an ambulatory surgery facility, acute-care hospital, or doctor’s office
  • Attendance
  • Punctuality        
  • Ability to meet deadlines