This position works with Clara Barton Surgical Services, other departments and other facilities to ensure the schedule of surgeries at multiple locations and to ensure that payor expectations are met and the scheduled surgeries are authorized.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
This position requires communication with many other departments of Clara Barton as well as other facilities. Must be able to communicate in a positive and cooperative manner
Communicates with CB Surgical Department on a daily basis
Works closely with Clara Barton authorization department
Coordinates time off with this dept. to ensure departmental coverage at all times
Works with Clara Barton Financial Counselor regarding all uninsured surgical patients
Works with insurance companies and Clara Barton prior authorization dept. to guarantee surgeries are covered and all payor expectations have been met.
Schedule surgeries for Clara Barton Hospital and Great Bend Regional Hospital
Places orders in Cerner chart for all surgeries
Ensure clinic note has been completed
Ensure Pre op testing has been completed
Creates pre-registration encounter
Scans pre op instructions into chart
Coordinate surgeries for all outside facilities.
Communicates with outside facilities regarding anticipated surgery schedule
Places orders for the Jetmore and Hays facilities
Ensure required documentation is in chart
Ensure face sheets are given to Prior Authorization Dept.
Maintains Calendars associated with Surgical Clinic
Works CBSS recalls for surgical patients
Occasionally required to provide pre-op instructions to patients
Might be required to room a patient
Maintain positive communication with Providers at all times regarding surgery schedules
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Nursing background – RN, LPN or Medical Assistant required
Strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
Must have exceptional communication and telephone etiquette