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Surgery Scheduling Coordinator - Vanderbilt Eye Institute (Franklin)

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

VEI - Franklin
**Job Summary:**
Coordinates with patients, physicians and operating room to schedule surgeries with minimal guidance. Facilitates efficient workflow, supports appropriate use of technology, and fosters effective communication.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates surgery schedule with patient, physician and operating room, in support of surgery scheduling function. Verifies patient eligibility and coverage for procedure, obtain precertification's, and discuss potential financial obligations with patient. Obtains precertification or proper insurance approval prior to surgical procedures. Notifies and forwards paperwork for insurance certification to billing office and obtains additional paperwork if needed, for compliance. Monitors surgery schedule and ensures optimization of resources and workflow. The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES Surgery Scheduling (Intermediate): The ability to coordinate and schedule surgeries within various computer systems in the hospital. Patient Documentation (Intermediate): The ability to receive and record patient information. Patient Scheduling (Intermediate): The ability to coordinate and schedule patient appointments, surgeries and other office visits with various computer systems in the hospital or clinic. Medical Terminology & Documentation (Intermediate): The ability to comprehend medical terminology and documentation in an office, or surgical setting.
Our professional administrative functions include critical supporting roles in information technology and informatics, finance, administration, legal and community affairs, human resources, communications and marketing, development, facilities, and many more.
At our growing health system, we support each other and encourage excellence among all who are part of our workforce. High-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt Health for professional growth, appreciation of benefits, and a sense of community and purpose.
**Core Accountabilities:**
* Organizational Impact: Performs non-routine tasks that significantly impact team's performance with minimal guidance. * Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Conducts research and analysis to solve some non-routine problems.* Breadth of Knowledge: Applies broad job knowledge and has basic job skills in other areas.* Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to less experienced team members.
**Core Capabilities** **:**
Supporting Colleagues: - Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues' priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas. - Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner. Delivering Excellent Services: - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service. - Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns in a timely manner. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond.- Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department. Managing Resources Effectively: - Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error. Fostering Innovation: - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them. - Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action. - Adapts to Change: Embraces changes by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.
**Position Qualifications:**
**Work Experience:**
Relevant Work Experience
**Experience Level:**
2 years
High School Diploma or GED
For a copy of the physical requirements of this position to determine if you can perform the duties with or without an accommodation or to request an accommodation, please contact VUMC Employee Relations at 615-343-4759 or .

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Franklin , Surgery Scheduling Coordinator - Vanderbilt Eye Institute (Franklin), Healthcare , Franklin, Tennessee

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