Surgery Coordinator - Sugarland

 
Position: Surgery Coordinator - Sugarland

Job ID: 151263

Location: US-TX-Sugarland

Department: Specialty Care Sugarland

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8A - 5P

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Specialty Care Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Specialty Care offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans.  Texas Children's Specialty Care locations use child-sized medical equipment in colorful, child-friendly atmospheres that cater to young patients' needs and interests.     To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Surgery Coordinator — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform surgery scheduling for multiple subspecialty surgical services as well as assist in the coordination of providers schedules in order to effectively manage patient care, while providing excellent customer care in the ambulatory setting.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Establishes and maintains an efficient system for filing and retrieval of documents on a weekly basis and in a timely manner
  • Answers telephones in a professional manner, takes accurate messages, determines and takes action necessary on messages from the general public, physicians, and hospital administration in a courteous and timely manner
  • Performs patient registration procedures per department process
  • Ensures that all necessary patient forms are provided and filled out for their surgery
  • Schedules follow up appointments for post-operative patients
  • Advises the patient/parent of insurance responsibilities, such as the need to obtain primary care physician referrals if insurance requires them
  • Ensures that interpreter services are available for patients as needed
  • Coordinates communications including phone calls, pages, faxes, etc. in a friendly, professional, and timely manner
  • Welcomes and interacts with all patients, families and visitors in a professional, timely, age appropriate, and culturally sensitive manner


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 years of healthcare experience (medical assistant, front desk specialist, administrative assistant)
  • Prior work in an ambulatory clinic environment preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, basic bookkeeping, math, and secretarial duties
  • Knowledge of word processing, spread sheets, graphics software, and electronic medical record system
  • Ability to provide effective verbal and written communications and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to operate a PC with proficiency in word processing, graphics, and spreadsheet applications and the ability to operate general office equipment


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