Surgery Scheduler- Surgery Center at Cottonwood

SCA Health

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Overview

Surgery Center at Cottonwood is a state of the art ambulatory surgery center (ASC) jointly owned managed by SCA Health. We have 2 operating rooms to provide patients with care in the areas of Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatry, Spine Surgery and Plastic Surgery. We are an outpatient surgery center that provides exceptional care to all patients, offering a tremendous work-life balance and boasting a culture that is employee and patient-focused. Join our team today! All opportunities are Monday-Friday work schedule, 9-paid holidays a year and no call.

Why join SCA Health? 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 9 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Surgery Center at Cottonwood is looking for a Full-Time Scheduler Teammate to join our amazing Team! 

Surgery Scheduler Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Surgery Scheduler Requirements:

  • 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

Min

USD $16.00/Hr.

Max

USD $28.90/Hr.

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