The scheduler is responsible for ensuring accurate and complete scheduling of procedures, tests and diagnostic services provided by the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, including the Health Park and the HealthPlex. While the scheduler position coordinates a wide variety of patient and information flow between physician offices, Pre-Admission Testing, Radiology and the operating room, it is responsible for understanding the initial patient registration process and the online tools necessary to provide patients with information regarding precertification, referral need, co-payment and medical necessity requirements for services to be rendered. This position communicates and collaborates with Patient Access team members and other hospital personnel to provide quality customer service.
The scheduler enters data for all cases/procedures and provides and supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts, and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
EXPERIENCE: 3 years of experience in the medical field as a registrar, receptionist or other related position required. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience with scheduling software programs and STAR is preferred. Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances and potential injury. This position requires sitting and working at a computer a majority of the time.
The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to the Central Reservation Manager and the Clinical Director in Endoscopy or clinical leadership in Health Services.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.