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Surgery Schedulers are employed by hospitals and other healthcare facilities; their role is to schedule surgeries and handle related duties. Usual activities seen on a Surgery Scheduler resume sample are doing paperwork, managing surgery logistics, checking patient clearances, detecting complication risks, and ordering patient tests. Required skills include time management, accuracy, attention to details, bedside manner, communication and interpersonal abilities, computer literacy, and knowledge of medical terminology. Employers select resumes displaying a high school diploma or postsecondary education. Experience in a medical or clerical area is often required.

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Surgery Scheduler

Scheduled all elective endoscopy and surgical procedures for over 20 physicians.

  • Obtained thorough patient information regarding health history, medications, etc. and entered case data into a computerized scheduling system.
  • Maintained and audited the surgery schedule and applied scheduling guidelines in an efficient and equitable manner.
  • Coordinated Pre-Op testing appointments.
  • Handled processing of weekly Time and Attendance for six departments.
  • Prepared a daily and monthly staff call schedule for distribution.
  • Processed and reconciled patient charges.
  • Interacted with many departments ensuring a proper level of equipment and supplies were available for surgery. Also, communicated daily with the OR desk regarding scheduled surgery times.
  • Trained personnel as backup for scheduling surgeries.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
2

Surgery Scheduler

Established and maintained positive working relationships with every point of contact to the practice and promoted a positive public image

  • Provided quality and caring service to all patients
  • Scheduled all surgeries: Communicated with hospitals to schedule procedures at facility, surgical representatives for equipment requests and patients to give pre-operative instructions
  • Verified diagnosis and procedure codes, insurance eligibility and benefits and obtained authorization for procedures
  • Maintained the practices medical records
  • Edited returned transcription files
  • Handled incoming calls and acted as a liaison between patients and medical staff, scheduled appointments, scheduled diagnostic testing, and served as backup to the Front Desk Coordinator
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by the Office Manager
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Personal Fitness Trainer
3

Surgery Scheduler

Register patients, collect fees, and verify their insurance and personal information. Schedule appointments and made follow-up appointments.

  • Maintain physician schedules with most current information.
  • Ensured all necessary paperwork was completed and on file. Made sure all required test are done prior to surgery.
  • Work closely with physicians and their office staff.
  • Assisted surgeons, anesthesiologists, and charge nurse for daily operations of the operating rooms.
  • Managed the front desk of Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Operating Room.
  • Communicate with office personnel concerning insurance, co-pays, and deductibles.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Healthcare Administration
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Referral Specialist/surgery Scheduler

Worked directly and independently of supervisor and surgeon to develop and implement office procedures and policies for a newly established neurosurgery office.

  • Scheduled appointments, surgeries, and diagnostic tests
  • ICD-9 and CPT coding and billing
  • Roomed patients and took vital signs when MA was at lunch or on vacation
  • Obtained referrals for consultation and diagnostic tests and pre-certification for surgeries
  • Developed office filing system, maintained manual of administrative policies and constructed patient tracking method
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Promotion And Education
Office Management Program
5

Surgery Scheduler

Scheduled surgery for patients and provided them with detailed instructions for their surgery

  • Prepared and filed patient charts
  • Responsible for calling in prescriptions and receiving pre-authorization for scheduled tests
  • Fielded incoming calls and assisted with the scheduling for other doctors
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Surgery Scheduler

Work closely with Otolaryngology physician in order to effectively communicate any information relating to the patient, procedure or care thereof

  • Communicate with patient's legal guardian(s) to obtain medical information pertaining to surgical procedures
  • Obtain pre-certification of patient procedures to guarantee coverage through insurance
  • Interact with operating room staff to ensure proper scheduling and any cancellations or changes in the schedule.
  • Daily use of Microsoft Outlook in order to keep physician's schedule updated and organized
  • Work with other departmental schedulers to effectively coordinate procedures based on availability of surgeons
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Communication
7

Surgery Scheduler

Scheduler for multiple Orthopedic surgeons

  • Scheduled and facilitated all patient appointments required prior to elective surgery.
  • Answered phones, maintained and provided accurate information for the hospital and patient.
  • Verified insurance via Navinet or phone, updated information on IDX billing system.
  • Accurately completed and pre-cert surgery case prior to surgery date.
  • Knowledge of CPT coding and medical terminology.
  • Maintained daily surgery schedule for physicians and called schedule into the operating room.
  • Coverage provided for surgery scheduling team
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Business
C
Business
8

Office Assistant/surgery Scheduler

Managed physicians surgery and office schedule to ensure patient's satisfaction and a successful running practice.

  • Responsible for scheduling surgeries and diagnostic procedures. Obtain benefits and authorizations for both through insurance companies such as Blue Cross, United Healthcare, Tricare, Medicare, and Workman's Compensation.
  • Performed all front office duties such as answering phones, greeting patients, and scheduling appointments.
  • Responsible for keying charges, collecting surgery copayments, completing insurance forms, and medical records billing.
  • Managed the inventory of all Durable Medical Equipment. Assisted the physician in fitting and supplying the equipment to patients.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business Management
9

Surgery Scheduler

Scheduled and maintained surgery cases/tests at 4 hospitals and 1 surgery center for 5 General Surgeons.

  • Obtained necessary pre-certifications for cases/tests.
  • Answered patient questions regarding surgery preperation, length of stay, etc.
  • Applied CPT and Diagnosis codes on a regular basis.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
10

Surgery Scheduler

Supported 1 facility, 28 doctors with 25-40 patients per day

  • Coordinated with out patient surgery center to book out patient procedures
  • Processed insurance authorizations & letters of agreements
  • Specifically worked with Ocular Oncologist to coordinate with Radiation Oncology, Imaging Centers & Diagnostics to coordinate radiation plaque treatments
  • Maintained assigned physicians schedules with in office procedures & outpatient procedures
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Healthcare Administration

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