HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Scheduler PRN (As Needed Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm)-Parallon in Norcross, Georgia

This is an as needed position which means hours will vary between Monday-Friday 12p-8p.


• Answer telephone in a timely and professional manner

• Schedules all patients for ancillary, surgical, and medical testing/procedures/admissions through the Meditech scheduling module

• Select accurate insurance carrier plans and informs the patient or physician office staff of any carrier that is out of network or of any carrier that may result in a decrease on benefits

• Inform the physician office staff or patient of any testing requirements according to the instructions and queries in the scheduling module

• Ensure that any edits performed in the scheduling module are also duplicated in the admissions module

• Maintain knowledge of the scheduling reports for the next day to ensure department readiness in the event of any unscheduled Meditech down-time

• Work closely with the physician office staff to ensure that pre-cert/authorization numbers are entered in the scheduling or registration system

• Receive incoming pre-cert mail and ensure that pre-cert/authorization numbers are entered in the scheduling or registration system

• Select the correct patient medical record number consistently

• Maintain open communication with the registration staff regarding those unscheduled patients presenting for services to ensure appropriate testing is performed and times are available

• Edit via the scheduling module those departmental calendar changes to ensure that patients are not scheduled when personnel is not available

• Acknowledge, file, and send MOX messages via Meditech

• Edit medical accounts to a PRE status

• Enter outpatient procedures in the Order Entry System

• Pull reservations off printers, keeping clinical reservations filed according to policy. Return surgical reservations to each appropriate scheduler.

• Work clinical accounts at least 2 days in advance in order for admitting personnel to use reservations for calling patients and checking patient and insurance information

• Attends in-service presentations, and completes mandatory education week, including but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDS and OSHA standards.

• Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues.

• Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"

• Other duties as assigned


• High school diploma or GED required


• Prior scheduling experience required

• Extensive experience with medical terminology required

• Radiology Tech, CAN, and/or medical coding experience preferred

CERTIFICATIONS (not mandatory but preferred)



Title: Scheduler PRN (As Needed Mon-Fri 12pm-8pm)-Parallon

Location: Georgia-Norcross-Shared Services - Atlanta

Requisition ID: 08591-125346