Lehigh Valley Health Network Scheduling Coordinator in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Job Summary: Position works closely with scheduling partner, group surgeons, hospital staff, referring physicians, and insurance carriers to coordinate all aspects of patient surgery. Performs all aspects of scheduling in-patient and out-patient surgical procedures at multiple facilities. Performs scheduling of out-patient diagnostic testing and diagnostic procedures at multiple facilities. Obtains all necessary preoperative insurance authorizations and precertifications as appropriate. Coordinates pre-admission testing and communicates preoperative instructions and surgery process with patients and families. Coordinates physician schedules for multiple sites.
Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Knowledge and working use of medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding.
Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) to four (4) years of experience in a health care setting and graduate of medical administrative assistant program preferred. Knowledge of and experience with third party and managed care plans preferred.
Licensure and Certifications: N/A