Surgical Coordinator

Published July 10th, 2024

Pay: $22-25/hour

Schedule: 40 hours per week, must be flexible to work 8-hour shift between the below times, must work 1 late shift per week
Monday 7AM – 7PM
Tuesday 7AM – 7PM
Wednesday 7AM – 7PM
Thursday 7AM – 5PM
Friday 7AM – 5PM

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience as Surgical Coordinator / Surgical Scheduler

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordination of patient activities for the Surgical Coordinator Department to ensure compassionate and professional care
  • Act as liaison for physicians, facilities, and patients regarding scheduling of emergent and elective surgeries and procedures
  • Responsible for coordinating surgeon’s schedules, OR time, and necessary assistants required for the procedure, as well as the acquisition of any specialized surgical equipment / supplies from outside vendors, as requested by the surgeon
  • Meets for potential surgical candidates to review the procedure, pre-admission testing requirements and medical clearances, and answer any questions the patient may have regarding the surgery
  • Schedule appointments for any pre-operative care as specified by their surgeon’s protocol and provide accurate documentation in Outlook, Surgimate, and eClinicalWorks
  • Obtains pre-certifications as mandated by each patient’s insurance carrier and relays that information to the surgical facility
  • Provides pre-admission testing results to the patient’s PCP, cardiologist, etc. so that all clearances are obtained in a timely fashion
  • Prepares all pre-op and post-op orders for physician review and signature and ensures they are faxed to the surgical site, in addition to H&P’s, testing results (PAT’s, diagnostic imaging reports), and clearances
  • Confirms calls to the hospital or surgery center one week prior to ensure all requested documentation has been received and all requested special needs are available
  • Acts as liaison with Surgimate (departments software for managing and scheduling surgeries)
  • Follows all the customer service standards
  • Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Perform other duties as request by management as directed
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