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Ophthalmology Surgery Coordinator

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 11/30/2018 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 40363.1
A leading Ophthalmology office in the Sacramento area is currently looking to add a Surgery Coordinator to their friendly and fast paced office. This office specializes in routine eye care, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, advanced cataract surgery, diabetic eye care, and other optical services. The Surgery Scheduler will guide patientsconsidering surgery through the consultation and scheduling process. This includes discussing eye surgery procedures, planning for recovery, managing patient expectations, and discussing financial considerations and options. Ideal candidates are professional in presentation and have exceptional interpersonal skills. This is a temporary to hire opportunity.

Responsibilities: Coordinate initial consultation; schedule pre and post procedure appointments. Schedule all surgeries for one doctor (Lasik/Glaucoma.) Verify and authorization of insurances. Respond to, monitor and follow up on patient inquiries. Provide information to patients regarding eye surgery procedure options. Data entry of patient information into EMR system. Coordinate all appropriate paperworkfor patients regarding consultations or surgery. Clerical support of office operations.

Requirements: 3 years of healthcare scheduling experience (back office, front office.) Ophthalmology/Optometry experience and knowledge is a plus. Knowledge of Insurances, ICD-10, and CPT Codes. Ability to use good judgement. High school diploma required; College level degree preferred. Ability to present professionally in a calm, collected and courteous manner. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Outstanding customer service orientation. Goal oriented and a team player mentality. High attention to detail. Proficient with Microsoft Office.

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