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Coordinator - Surgicare/Outpatient Surgery

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Surgicare Coordinator, under general supervision, performs clerical and administrative office duties of a confidential nature for the department including, but not limited to: typing/word processing, preparing computer generated reports, assisting with special projects as assigned, ordering supplies and equipment, and providing secretarial assistance as directed. Additionally, the Surgicare Coordinator is responsible for screening incoming calls, assisting customers and/or patients, managing customer and/or patient flow, maintaining and auditing medical records and charts, filing secondary insurance, entering charges and payments, and managing patient registration and scheduling. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.

General requirements

  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines

Working Conditions

  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Non Degree Program in Training in accounting procedures and medical records(Preferred)

Experience Requirements

  • 2 - 3 years Secretarial / Administrative Experience(Required)
  • 1 - 2 years Hospital, Physician office, or other health care organization experience (Required)
  • 1 - 2 years Experience with CPT and ICD-9 insurance coding (Preferred)

General Skills

  • Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Mathematical,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills,Microsoft Office Suite,General Clerical Skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
  • Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good manual dexterity
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motion

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Reaching above shoulder.
  • Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Walking,Sitting.
  • Continuously within shift (67-100%) : Climbing.

Certifications and Licensures

  • Not Applicable - No Certification and Licensure Requirements Required or Preferred

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Coordinator - Surgicare/Outpatient Surgery, Other , Albany, Georgia

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