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Surgical Coordinators, also referred to as Surgical Office Coordinators, help surgical offices run smoothly by taking patient intakes, preparing patients for surgery and ordering medicine and supplies as needed, in addition to other tasks. Some of these tasks, as shown on the resumes of Surgical Coordinators, include scheduling and coordinating all necessary information and required paperwork for surgeries at the request of multiple surgeons, and collecting payment and consents from patients on the day of surgery. Depending on the job, sample resumes of Surgical Coordinators can show either high school diplomas or college degrees, as well as nursing degrees.

For more information on what it takes to be a Surgical Coordinator, check out our complete Surgical Coordinator Job Description .

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Surgical Coordinator

Schedules patients for procedures and maintains surgeons' schedules for 5 different doctors.

  • Conducts testing upon patients for surgery and calculates surgical measurements for use during procedures. Directly assists surgeon during procedure while following all standards of care regarding sterility and universal precautions.
  • Reviews insurance and financial information with patients.
  • Handles marketing and promotions to increase awareness of company's presence and capabilities.
  • Managed staff and logistics of clinic and surgical "flow, " including scheduling of employees and patients.
  • Recruited new employees and guided them through the training process including familiarizing them with company policies and assisting with HR issues.
  • Planned and executed company marketing events.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Administration / Business
2

Surgical Coordinator/personal Assistant

Met and called prospective surgery patients to determine date, time frame and facility for procedure

  • Verified patient insurance coverage, determined if referral or authorization for surgery is required
  • Arranged time, date and location for procedure; arranged pre-operative testing and/ or exam as needed
  • Prepared and provided pre-op patient packet either in person or by mail
  • Advised and counseled patient regarding food, fluid and medication intake and restrictions prior to surgery
  • Scheduled post-op appointments as needed
  • Maintained written chart notes to indicate status of cases
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3

Surgical Coordinator

Responsible for the scheduling of all surgeries, taking into consideration the desired date, priority of surgery, length of surgery, and block time to ensure efficient use of surgery suites and staff

  • Ensured timely and accurate distribution of daily surgery schedules and notified all
  • Coordinated with physician and surgical vendors to ensure equipment and surgical
  • Utilized marketing skills to secure the credentialing of new surgeons to the facility
  • Generated monthly financial and statistical reports for distribution to Executive and
  • Acted as a resource for staff in the use of the computer and scheduling systems.
  • Maintained all required certifications (CPR/BLS).
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Nursing
4

Surgical Coordinator

Scheduled patient appointments to assigned service or department

  • Verified patient demographics for presentation to insurance carriers
  • Provided physicians and support staff with up-to-date schedules as requested
  • Arranged patient pre-testing with appropriate department
  • Answered, Screened and directed inbound phone calls
  • Received and assisted patients and escorted them to correct destinations, offices, and meeting rooms
  • Performed general secretarial duties, including-scheduling meetings, appointments, faxing, and mailing
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Medical Assistant/surgical Coordinator Supervisor

Set up patients for hair transplantation cosmetic surgery.

  • Managed and maintained schedules for the doctor and medical assistants.
  • Provided pre op, post op and follow-up instruction to patients by phone and in person.
  • Assisted doctors during surgeries. Suture removal preparation and placement of the grafts.
  • Coordinated and arranged travel for the doctors and medical technicians throughout the country.
  • Managed a staff of 6 medical technicians.
  • Handled petty cash and collected balance from patients.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Certificate
6

Surgical Coordinator

Managed patient appointment scheduling for testing and surgeries. Processed and handled insurance, disability and FMLA forms for patients. Handled medical records requests and subpoenas.

  • Managed and coordinated daily surgery schedules for patients and surgeons.
  • Experienced in policies and procedures of insurance companies and medical authorization practices
  • Negotiated contracts with new vendors for office supplies and uniforms resulting in a 25 % cost reduction.
  • Pre-certification of surgeries, admissions, ancillary/diagnostic testing.
  • Provided back-up coverage to the reception desk (check-in/check-out) area.
  • Used electronic medical records, scanning information into patient's chart.
  • Assisted in training of new employees.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business
Microsoft Excel
Powerpoint
7

Surgical Coordinator and Billing Department Representative

Coordinated inpatient/outpatient surgery scheduling with multiple doctors, hospitals, and patients responsible for ordering the appropriate pre-operative labs and diagnostics testing

  • Responsible for obtaining prior authorizations for advanced imaging procedures and surgeries.
  • Assisted in daily postings, coding, reviewing and reconciling services to be sent for insurance billing
  • Reviewed electronic and manual insurance payments to be applied to patient's account
  • Ability to support fast paced environment to effectively decrease patient wait time and improve work flow
  • Completed disability forms for patient's reimbursement
  • Translated with Spanish speaking patients
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
8

Surgical Coordinator and Assistant Office Manager

Repeatedly promoted during 10-year tenure, culminating in current responsibility for coordinating all office functions and supervising a team of administrative professionals.

  • Implemented and trained office staff on Electronic Medical Records.
  • Successfully managed and met criteria for Meaningful Use Requirements.
  • Successfully managed transition and launch of a new EMR software program.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
9

Surgical Coordinator

Responsible for the scheduling of all patient procedures for six Surgeons in a busy Orthopedic office.

  • Heavy communication with various members of hospital staff as well as patients and families.
  • Prepared surgical orders for submission to hospital.
  • Consulted with patients to provide information regarding surgical procedure and answer any questions prior to surgery.
  • Filing and other general office duties.
  • Assisted with insurance billing.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
10

Surgical Coordinator/medical Technician

Booked surgeries, ensured patients follow proper procedures, both pre-op and post-operatively.

  • VFT, RNFL, OCT, ONA, ECC and Fundus photos.
  • Assisted the doctor with minor surgeries, (Ptosis, Chalezium, Arcus Senilis) Sterilized medical instruments and prepared surgical tray for procedures.
  • Floater-Front desk duties, answered multi-phone lines, checked referrals, and patient's eligibility. Scheduled and rescheduled appointments. Collected proper co-payments and logged it in log sheet.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
GED
GED
C
Medical Office Assistant

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