Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 163650-1A
Date Posted: Apr 1, 2021
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Under the general direction of the Admissions Supervisor/Admissions director, performs duties relative to the Operating Room booking process of patients requiring a surgical procedure. Coordinates the various components of the O.R. scheduling process including: interviewing patients to obtain their procedure preference date, special considerations/requests from the patient; entering this information into the O.R. Scheduling data base; scheduling procedures for the pre-op center, checking patients in on the reservation list, preparing admission/registration forms, and performing other clerical duties related to scheduling patients to the O.R.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Junior college or equivalent work experience in a hospital or physician office setting. Completion of Medical Terminology Course or relevant experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong communication skills and exceptional patient relation and customer service skills are critical.
Experience: 3-5 years experience in surgical scheduling, insurance or billing experience; a complete understanding of third party payor requirements and regulations. Familiarity with policies and procedures, understanding of scheduling requirements, medical terminology and knowledge of surgical procedure requirements, computer entry and legalities of signing consents forms with accuracy, and screening of medical and financial information.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.