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Scheduler I - Orthopedics (Clear Lake)

Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Texas City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
The Scheduler I is responsible for scheduling and registering patients for multiple services, including but not limited to admissions and either surgery or diagnostic testing, utilizing computerized scheduling and registration systems with multiple software applications. The incumbent will be responsible for obtaining clinical information to schedule appropriately and secure the account. Obtaining and accurately inputting information to properly schedule services and register patients is a must for this position. The incumbent will also be responsible for performing the necessary financial clearance processes, i.e., eligibility, verification, pre-certification and pre-service collections, to secure the services to be provided.
Professional and excellent customer service interactions required with all levels of staff, management, physicians, patients and families. This position may be located in clinical settings, interacting in-person with patients, physicians and clinicians, and/or in centralized scheduling and registration areas, including call center environments. Competency requirements for computer entry, as well as, insurance procedures will be maintained. The incumbent must have the ability to use analytical thinking, independent judgment and clinical knowledge to adjust service area schedules and accommodate special requests from internal and external customers.


PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Neonate to Geriatric


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Demonstrates mastery of Ancillary and/or Operating Room scheduling process and
software. Obtains and inputs accurate registration data, such as patient demographics, insurance information, and clinical data. (EF)
  • Schedules and registers multiple services with multiple departments utilizing computerized scheduling and registration systems. Balances departmental
  • resources, utilization requirements and addresses physician/patient requests or needs.(EF)
  • Identifies and assigns correct medical record numbers.(EF)
  • Obtains required data to support hospital clinical/financial needs. Utilizes courteous and
  • professional telephone techniques and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain
rapport with patients, physicians/office staff and hospital personnel. Maintains patient
confidentiality. Appropriately utilizes ACD telephone system, as applicable. (EF)
  • Communicates with other Patient Access Services areas, Utilization Review, and any other departments and/or offices, any problems or additional information needs for authorization, referral, or pre-certification. (EF)
  • Collates and prepares all pre-registered patients records for initiation into the facility. (EF)
  • Contributes to departmental and hospital patient satisfaction. (EF)
  • Communicates openly in a non-judgmental and professional demeanor during all interactions with customers and co-workers. (EF)
  • Participates in departmental and hospital performance improvement plan. (EF)
  • Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Completes all hospital required and job related in-services and applies the information needed. Complies with applicable laws, regulation, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues. (EF0
  • Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement.(EF)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School graduate or GED
Minimum college hours preferred
Medical terminology experience and applicability

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 3 years of public contact experience with 2 years health care experience in Patient Access Services, primarily with surgery and ancillary scheduling and registration.
Minimum of 2 years experience contacting insurance providers and verifying insurance.
Familiarity with managed care contract requirements as they pertain to pre-cert and authorization processes.
Proficient in English, written and verbal


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
None


SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Hospital Information System - ADT and Patient Management experience preferred
  • Microsoft Outlook preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple phone calls at one time.


Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group - As one of the nation’s leading hospitals and academic medical centers Houston Methodist has brought together some of the nation’s leading experts in multiple specialties to serve our patients.  As part of Houston Methodist Specialty Physician Group (HMSPG), these specialists not only provide excellent clinical care, but are on the forefront of research, developing leading-edge technologies and treatments, and teaching the medical pioneers of tomorrow.  This combination of clinical service, research and academics ensures patients have access to the latest in treatments and technologies while providing the best in comprehensive patient care.  Established as a non-profit corporation and certified by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, HMSPG enables physicians to maintain autonomy with respect to their clinical practice while growing their practice within an academic environment.


Keywords: Houston Methodist, Texas City , Scheduler I - Orthopedics (Clear Lake), Other , Texas City, Texas

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