Surgery Care Affiliates Scheduler (FT) - KU Medwest Surgery Center in Shawnee, Kansas
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com .
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
Responsible for scheduling all outpatient surgeries and procedures as requested by the physician or the physician’s office staff.
Responsible for obtaining and adding patient demographics and insurance information into the billing system.
Responsible for contacting payers to verify patient benefits and obtain necessary authorization.
Coordinates efforts with the Director of Nursing to ensure availability of needed equipment, requested staff, and/or ancillary services.
Prepares and distributes the daily surgery schedule to the Nursing Managers, RNs, Pre-Op and PACU Nurse and Technicians, Business Office Manager.
Responsible for capturing complete and accurate clinical, demographic and insurance information on patients scheduled at the surgery center.
Responsible for communicating to the Director of Nursing, and other appropriate employees, for same day and next day add-on cases.
Responsible for communicating any potential scheduling conflicts to the Director of Nursing.
Promptly communicates any patient problems to the Business Office Manager and/or Director of Nursing.
Maintains positive communications with the medical staff members and their office personnel.
Responsible for tracking cancellations.
Responsible for monitoring and maintaining and releasing block time.
Responsible for preparing daily bank deposits for monies received at the surgery center.
Cross-training to cover the front desk for lunches, breaks, and extended absences of the Receptionist/Admitting Clerk. The Scheduler shall also be cross trained in medical records, chart preparation, collections, and patient account advocacy duties.
Perform other clerical duties as directed by the Business Office Manager.
High school diploma or GED required
Minimum one (1) year scheduling experience in an ambulatory surgery facility, acute-care hospital, or doctor’s office
Ability to meet deadlines
SCA requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. SCA will also adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as related company policy. When required, SCA will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility’s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Locations US-KS-Shawnee
# of Openings 1
System ID 21611
Employee Type Regular
Employee Status Full-time
Group Name Pioneer