Patient Scheduler II - Per Diem - #1671888
University of Miami
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The University of Miami/UHealth UMHC/SCCC Department of Nursing has an exciting opportunity for a per diem Patient Scheduler 2 to work at Sylvester Cancer Center in Miami.
The Patient Scheduler 2 delivers exceptional customer service by communicating with patients over the phone to provide necessary information and is responsible for requesting information related to coordination and scheduling of diagnostic therapy and other procedures/treatments for UHealth. The incumbent interacts directly with referring physicians, radiologists, technologists, as well as patients to guarantee smooth coordination of procedures and exams.
CORE JOB FUCNTIONS
Schedules all types of complex exams with attention to detail.
Delivers exceptional customer service by answering incoming phone calls or contacting patients by phone to determine exam time.
Obtains and verifies necessary demographic and insurance information.
Screens and verifies information for ensure accuracy when scheduling exams.
Ability to manage high call volumes to ensure best possible customer service by properly education the patient on exam preparation and answering questions.
Utilizes multiple computer applications, scheduling software, network drives to schedule multiple exams within multiple modalities and entities across the UHealth system.
Uses complex medical terminology and precise scheduling protocols to ensure compliance such as reviewing and comparing patient’s previous imaging report to current order.
Coordinates processes and timing as required by the physician and facility for special procedures.
Notifies appropriate parties if patient requires labs or premedication for allergies, oral sedation medication, obtain necessary implant information.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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Job Status:Full time