This position monitors and coordinates all ophthalmic surgical scheduling and billing functions for the clinic including answering patient inquiries, initial patient interviews, scheduling and facilitating surgical dates assuring surgeon preferences regarding surgical sites. This position also works as the billing mediator for a third party by acting as a liaison with an outside contractor for normal day-to-day clinic billing.
Coordinates scheduling of the ophthalmic surgical sites and appointments
Conducts patient interviews to accurately document a patient's status pre-operatively.
Inform patients of necessary pre-operative guidelines.
Gathers all information obtained during the patient's pre-op stages.
Following Federal CPT coding policies, records codes for ophthalmic surgical and clinical procedures and provides reports of all charges listed by the physician post-operatively.
Responsible for surgical referral and authorization verification prior to/and following appointments and surgeries for.
Responsible for maintaining supplies as necessary and coordinating distribution to patient sites.
Resolution of surgical and clinical billing patient inquiries and complaints.
This position also works as the ophthalmic billing mediator for a third party by acting as a liaison with an outside contractor for normal day-to-day clinic billing.
Will perform project work and other duties as assigned.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to keep accurate records.
Strong in interpersonal and communications skills to interact effectively with physicians, families, and visitors
Medical terminology and the knowledge of Federal CPT coding policies strongly preferred.
Excellent working knowledge of computer systems.
Initiative and durability to work under stress due to deadlines, volume of work, and range of activities.
Previous surgical scheduling experience preferred. Communication and interaction with professional and medical staff preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above, may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.
Willing to train! Reliability, a must. No weekends! PAID training!