Job Title: Surgery Scheduling Representative Schedule: Full-time, 8:30am to 5pm; Monday-Friday Location: Boys Town National Research Hospital - Business Office -42nd & Center Job Summary: In a career at Boys Town National Research Hospital, you join us in changing the way America cares for children and families. We are currently expanding services. Come grow with us!
Responsibilities: * Under the general supervision of the Surgery Scheduling Supervisor, is responsible for coordination of the surgery scheduling process. Assures coordination of OR schedule through communication with surgeons, Anesthesia, Pre-Admission Nurses, floor nurses, and or personnel. * Schedules surgery date with the patient based on scheduling requests from EHR, or faxed scheduling forms, properly documenting into the surgery schedule in SIS. Verifies site/side with surgeon, patient, chart, and family. * Collects and/or verifies insurance information, companies and account numbers, with the patient and notifies the billing office of any discrepancies. * Verifies that surgeon holds appropriate surgical privileges for procedure proposed and coordinates physician time if more than one surgeon is needed. * Works closely with the anesthesia department to facilitate room coverage. * Notifies the Surgery Scheduling Supervisor of any major changes in the schedule and documents any specific equipment requests. Notifies the surgery center as needed. * Informs patient of needed history and physical and initiates patient education. * Schedules surgical cases and medical admissions based on information transmitted via EHR and/or faxed from provider offices. * Arranges/ verifies pre op appointments scheduled, reviews surgery process, initiates patient education. * Notifies all appropriate staff of details regarding surgery changes or conflicts. Adjusts clinic times for surgeons when needed. * Mails outpatient surgery information packets to patient or their family. * Contacts physicians as needed and notifies Pre-admission staff and hospital OR and Floor staff of problems. * Verifies site and side with physician/ scheduling document and patient. * Verifies insurance coverage account numbers, notifies insurance verification staff of potential problems. Notifies insurance verification staff of need for pre-authorization prior to scheduling. * Assists the Scheduling Supervisor, to reviews OR schedule and SIS daily, assigning, coordinating, and adjusting operating rooms and surgery times as appropriate. * Notifies clinic staff of need for post op appointments. * Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Required Qualifications: * High School Diploma or equivalent, required. * Minimum of two years of experience in surgical setting, prior hospital/ambulatory surgery scheduling experience, preferred. * Must have knowledge of medical terminology. * Prior working knowledge of using personal computer. * Experience with electronic medical records, preferred.
About Boys Town National Research Hospital: Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. The hospital annually serves more than 44,000 children and families from across the United States. With 28 research labs and $7.1 million annually in extramural funding, the Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research, and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: February 10, 2020 Job ID: 15123
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 15123
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.