Scheduling Specialist PRN

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
101524
Area of Interest:
Clerical/Admin.
Job Type:
PRN
Facility:
Texas Health Fort Worth


Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Fort Worth is seeking to hire a Scheduling Specialist to work on a PRN/As Needed basis for their Patient Access Scheduling Department.

Hours/Schedule:
PRN/As Needed, must be available to work anytime from Monday – Friday, between 7:30am - 5:00pm.
Must be available to attend 2 weeks of orientation/training; Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Education:
• High School diploma or equivalent required

Experience:
1 year of related experience required.
Experience in hospital admissions, medical scheduling highly preferred.
Other hospital and physician office experience helpful
Medical Insurance Verification experience and medical terminology knowledge preferred

License/Certification:
• CHAA (Certified Healthcare Admissions Associate) upon hire preferred

Skills and Abilities:
Bi-lingual English-Spanish preferred.
Requires good written, oral, and telephone communication skills. Requires knowledge of general office equipment, PC’s and associated software packages.
Ability to type 35 WPM corrected for errors preferred. General knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Job responsibilities/duties:
*Schedules testing and/or procedures for multiple departments in an accurate and timely manner ensuring maximum productivity and expedient patient flow.
*Performs Medessary checks of medical necessity for patients with Medicare as a primary payor to ensure documentation is in compliance with applicable guidelines.
*Effectively communicates with patients, physician office scheduling, surgery scheduling, and/or other necessary staff as needed to reduce appointment time/date errors.
*Stays abreast of and complies with applicable regulations, entity and/or system policies and procedures. Maintains customer service and/or productivity guidelines set forth by applicable leadership.
*Participates in special projects or completes other duties as assigned.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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