POSITION SUMMARY The Scheduler is responsible to ensure accurate and complete scheduling of procedures, tests, and diagnostic services provided by the Atlantic City Medical Center including the Healthpark, and the Healthplex. While the Scheduler position coordinates a wide variety of patient and information flow between physician offices, Pre-Admission Testing, Radiology and the Operating Room, it is responsible for understanding the initial patient registration process as well as the online tools necessary to provide patients with information regarding Precertification, referral need, co-payment, and medical necessity requirements for services to be rendered. This position communicates and collaborates with Patient Access team members and other hospital personnel to provide quality customer service. The Scheduler enters data for all cases/procedures and provides and supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts, and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation. This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: EXPERIENCE: 3 years experience in the medical field as a registrar, receptionist or other related position required. Knowledge of medical terminology and computer experience with scheduling software programs and STAR is preferred. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. WORK ENVIRONMENT Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances, and potential injury. This position requires sitting and working at a computer a majority of the time.
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