PeaceHealth Centralized Scheduling Coordinator - REMOTE in Bellingham, Washington
PeaceHealth is seeking a Centralized Scheduling Coordinator for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $19.37, more depending on experience.
This position will be performed fully remote. If telecommuting, PeaceHealth will provide the caregiver with necessary computer equipment. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to provide Internet access.
Must reside in Washington, Oregon, Texas or Alaska.
Supports the Centralized/Integrated Scheduling department by coordinating surgeries, procedures, exams, therapies and evaluations for multiple hospital and outpatient departments, modalities and facilities. Facilitates equipment, third party schedules, prior authorization, physicians’ schedules and staffing assignments. Coordinates efficient operation of the department by completing support activities as assigned.
Details of this position:
Serves as central point of communication for community referring physicians and offices, system patient services, and caregivers to secure resources necessary for patient care. Interfaces and/or works directly with nursing units, technologists, physicians, community offices and other medical facilities to coordinate cases and appointments.
Receives incoming phone calls related to all aspects of scheduling and coordination of patients and resources. Supports patients, caregivers, families and authorized organizations in understanding the course of pre-procedure and exam testing.
Analyses algorithm assigned to each department, modality and facility to identify how to best coordinate services. Assists in the update of guidelines and policies.
Coordinates and schedules third party resources, equipment, caregivers and providers while maximizing efficiencies and contributing to positive patient and caregiver experiences.
Identifies inaccuracies and missing data that would affect departments’ financial results; monitors cancellation and rescheduling of cases and appointments to manage schedules, equipment and blocks; identifies potential resource conflicts and works with leadership to resolve.
What you bring:
Associates degree required; or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.
CNA or MA preferred
Completion of basic anatomy/physiology class related to exams, especially surgical pre and post-operative diagnosis and interventional procedures preferred.
Minimum 2 years scheduling and health records experience in a hospital or healthcare setting required.
Experience with Electronic Medical Records system required.
Experience in scheduling multiple healthcare departments and/or facilities preferred.
Knowledgeable of surgeries, procedures and exams performed in a hospital or an outpatient setting preferred
For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email KShepherd@peacehealth.org.
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
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