To apply and review the full job description and requirements please visit: http://bit.ly/PracticeScheduler
POSITION SUMMARY: The Practice Scheduler spends 50% or more of time coordinating patient appointments, including tests, procedures (including surgery) and works closely with Central Scheduling. Also spends considerable time processing prior authorizations and documenting such.
DUTIES TO INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
Manage incoming telephone lines
Schedule new patient and follow up appointments for multiple providers
Schedules tests, procedures, referral appointments with scheduling center
Communicates with patients regarding appointments and instructions for procedures and tests
Document information in Patient's chart.
Direct patient contact at check in and check out
Process insurance prior authorization and document
Graduate/equivalent of a 2-year program in a medical science field or equivalent in work experience.
2 years medical office experience or Bachelor's degree with 6 months medical office experience
1-2 years' experience with personal computers and frontline customer service
OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge of insurance referrals
Ability to work both independently and as a team
Clear and effective communication skills
Ability to multi-task
Keyboarding skills of 35 wpm
Familiar with Microsoft Office software
Ability to coordinate schedules for multiple physicians and physician extenders in a fast paced environment
If you have any questions, please call us at 207-973-7100.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.