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New Patient Scheduler

Company: US Oncology, Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced scheduler in Colorado Springs. Responsibilities Under general supervision, is responsible for scheduling patient appointments and tests in an efficient and timely manner. Answers all incoming calls and directs calls to appropriate personnel. Serves as a liaison between patient and medical staff. May include outside scheduling and/or surgical scheduling responsibilities. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Schedules new patients, patient referrals and returning patients in computer system in accordance with physician and/or office guidelines. For new and or referred patients, sets up in system with appropriate documentation and coding. Cancels/reschedules appointments according to physician schedule changes; notifies appropriate clinic personnel. Obtains and enters all insurance authorization, and correspondence relating to referrals in patients charts and/or electronic medical records (EMR). Collects co-pays, deductible and other out of pocket amounts at time of visit. Arranges for patients to have financial counseling as needed. Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/practice. Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office. Covers for other front office functions as requested. May schedule outpatient appointments/testing/surgeries and hospital admissions upon request. Obtains necessary pre-certification as required. May communicate to patient about surgeries or tests being scheduled and potential prep work needed, inquiring about test specifics from necessary parties and gathering patient information as needed Salary Range: $17.00-$21.00 Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certification, etc. As of the date of this posting, in addition to your salary, RMCC offers the following benefits for this position, subject to eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; health savings account; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance; long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program; PTO, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and employee paid critical illness and accident insurance PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Some receptionist or office experience preferred. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft (Outlook, Office Word, and Excel) required. -Must successfully complete required e-learning courses within 90 days of occupying position. -Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities; demonstrates flexibility. -Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance and works efficiently to achieve them. -Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services All qualified candidates are required to pass a background check and a non-federal drug test (which excludes marijuana) post offer of employment and prior to hire.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Some receptionist or office experience preferred. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft (Outlook, Office Word, and Excel) required. -Must successfully complete required e-learning courses within 90 days of occupying position. -Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities; demonstrates flexibility. -Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance and works efficiently to achieve them. -Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services All qualified candidates are required to pass a background check and a non-federal drug test (which excludes marijuana) post offer of employment and prior to hire.

Under general supervision, is responsible for scheduling patient appointments and tests in an efficient and timely manner. Answers all incoming calls and directs calls to appropriate personnel. Serves as a liaison between patient and medical staff. May include outside scheduling and/or surgical scheduling responsibilities. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Schedules new patients, patient referrals and returning patients in computer system in accordance with physician and/or office guidelines. For new and or referred patients, sets up in system with appropriate documentation and coding. Cancels/reschedules appointments according to physician schedule changes; notifies appropriate clinic personnel. Obtains and enters all insurance authorization, and correspondence relating to referrals in patients charts and/or electronic medical records (EMR). Collects co-pays, deductible and other out of pocket amounts at time of visit. Arranges for patients to have financial counseling as needed. Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/practice. Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office. Covers for other front office functions as requested. May schedule outpatient appointments/testing/surgeries and hospital admissions upon request. Obtains necessary pre-certification as required. May communicate to patient about surgeries or tests being scheduled and potential prep work needed, inquiring about test specifics from necessary parties and gathering patient information as needed Salary Range: $17.00-$21.00 Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certification, etc. As of the date of this posting, in addition to your salary, RMCC offers the following benefits for this position, subject to eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; health savings account; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance; long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program; PTO, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and employee paid critical illness and accident insurance PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc., Colorado Springs , New Patient Scheduler, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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