NJ Employer Surgical Coordinator Cancer Surg Physician Services FT Day in Livingston, New Jersey

SURGICAL COORDINATOR CANCER SURG PHYSICIAN SERVICES FT DAY Job Number: 3074Category: Clerical / Administrative SupportLocation: Livingston, NJ Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of COmpassionate CAre, HEalthcare EXcellence and SUperior SErvice (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application. Responsible for strategically planning, coordinating, and assisting with scheduling surgical procedures, biopsy's, and diagnostic testing. He/she must be extremely organized, consistently demonstrate attention to detail, outstanding time management skills, and be a member of the team. Must be knowledgeable of ICD-9,10 & CPT Coding. Accountable for confirmation of appointments 48 hours in advance to appointment, verification of insurance, and confirmation of co-payment in advance. Coordinates medical record request with attorney's and patient's. Must follow-up with patients as per the physician desire-* Schedule surgeries according to the date and time feasible for patient*s schedule and attending-* Be responsible for triaging patient questions related to medical procedures performed, and use judgment when to refer to Nurse Practioner, Resident, or Attending-* Must maintain excellent inter-personal skills with physicians, their staff, and demonstrate outstanding communication with other departments within system-* Ability to answer questions which are simple and associated with payments and insurance plans of the patients. (The rest of the complex matters questioned should be directed to the billing office.)-* Responsible for faxing reports of the notes related to the operations, anatomical aspects, surgical pathology reports and other medical reports to the referred physician-* Must be compliant with the goals and priorities of the patient care management team-* Works under general supervision and reports to Practice Manager.-- Associate degree required, Bachelor's degree in Communication or Health Care related field preferred. The ideal candidate should have 1-3 years experience in the healthcare field. Must possess outstanding written and verbal communications skills..