Job Summary: The Scheduler for the Bariatric Team provides support administrative assistance in the areas of surgical scheduling, preauthorization for testing and procedures, and referrals to consultants and for testing. The work is done in an effort to ensure an optimal patient surgical experience, cost-effective measures of operation, maximum reimbursement, optimal lines of communication, and promotes effective management of various areas of responsibility. Records statistics as requested. Performs all secretarial and reception duties as requested.
Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent. Knowledge of medical terminology. Minimum of one (1) year experience as surgery scheduler.
Skills: Basic computer knowledge. Ability to type minimum of 40 wpm. Knowledgeable in skills of patient/guest relations.