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Patient Service Specialist (Scheduler) - Neurology

Company: MFA
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary To perform clerical and general office work for the Department Chair with patients, residents, physicians, and staff.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.Answer phones and direct calls to appropriate physician, nurse, nurse practitioner, or staff.Maintain database of surgeries and notebook of operative reportsPre-certify patient surgery with insurance company prior to date of surgery.Schedule patient surgery at designated hospital with hospital staff and with patient.Schedule appropriate instrumentation/devices to assist the physician in surgery.Schedule pre-operative and follow up tests.Verify insurance coverage with third-party payor.Maintain database of surgeries and notebook of operative reports.Schedule physician appointments for new patients and follow up patients.Maintain x-ray log to log in films when they arrive and when sent out.Open and prioritize Chairman's mail on a daily basis.Transcribe dictation as needed in relation to patient and physician correspondence.Check charts prior to clinic for operative, radiology, and pathology reports and/or films.Secretarial support for other physicians and nurse practitioner when needed.QualificationsThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education High school graduation or an equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary.Experience Three years of secretarial experience, including at least six months' of medical experience. Typing skill of 65 WPM is desirable.

Keywords: MFA, Washington DC , Patient Service Specialist (Scheduler) - Neurology, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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