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Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 6:22 AM

**POSITION SUMMARY**: The Practice Scheduler spends 50% or more of time coordinating patient appointments, including tests, procedures (including surgery) and works closely with Central Scheduling. Also spends considerable time processing prior authorizations and documenting such.
**Duties to include but not limited to****:**
* Manage incoming telephone lines
* Schedule new patient and follow up appointments for multiple providers
* Schedules tests, procedures, referral appointments with scheduling center
* Communicates with patients regarding appointments and instructions for procedures and tests
* Document information in Patient's chart.
* Direct patient contact at check in and check out
* Process insurance prior authorization and document
**Education/Experience Requirements:**
* Graduate/equivalent of a 2-year program in a medical science field or equivalent in work experience.
* Medical terminology
* 2 years medical office experience or Bachelor's Degree with 6 months of medical office experience
* 1-2 years' experience with personal computers and frontline customer service
**Other Skills Required: **
* Excellent customer service skills
* Ability to work both independently and as a team
* Clear and effective communication skills
* Ability to multi-task
* Keyboarding skills of 35 wpm
* Familiar with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access)
* Ability to coordinate schedules for multiple physicians and physician extenders in a fast paced environment
**Physical Requirements****:** Sitting, standing, reaching, bending, walking and stretching, hearing/verbal/visual acuity, ability to keyboard for extended periods of time.
**Working Environment:** A busy, oftentimes stressful, ambulatory facility providing direct patient care, considerable amount of direct patient/customer contact.
Associated topics: ascp, blood collection, medical, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, pathology, sample collection, sterile processing technician, technician, technician lab

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