HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgery Scheduler in Macon, Georgia

  • Obtains CPT and ICD-9 diagnosis codes and other clinical information as required for treatment of the patient from the physician’s office; seeks assistance from Facility Coder as determined through facility processes.

    • Prepares documentation for Notification of Non-covered Medicare Services or Advance Beneficiary notices to patients and notifies physician’s offices about these procedures.

    • Determines if patient has been previously treated at the center. If so, completes chart request from Medical Records and notifies Materials Manager /Nurse Manager of any physician special equipment/requests.

    • Determines O.R. time needed for the procedure and works with O.R. nurse to ensure daily schedule is streamlined.

    • Maintains Center Block Schedule List. Arranges necessary anesthesia coverage, as determined through facility processes.

    • Calls and/or faxes physician’s offices to notify them of any open schedule times that may allow for additional cases to be taken for the Center.

    • Promptly forwards patient face sheets to Insurance Verification to obtain necessary authorizations based on insurance types.

    • Verifies/confirms physician is credentialed at the Center before scheduling the patient.

    • Posts/faxes schedule within twenty four (24) hours of receipt.

    • Refers conflicts and procedural questions to Business Office Manager/Administrator/Nurse Manager as they arise.

    • Assists with and participates in scheduler luncheons and other facility marketing efforts, as determined through facility processes.

    • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.

    • Cross-trains as back up to other business office positions as requested.

    • Performs other general duties as assigned.

Title: Surgery Scheduler

Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Same Day Surgery

Requisition ID: 08162-9095