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Consultants in Gastroenterology, P.C.
Division of Digestive Health Specialists, LLC
Location: Independence, MO
Full Time Position
Consultants in Gastroenterology is committed to delivering the highest quality care in the field of gastroenterology. CIG is an 13 physician group serving the greater Kansas City area since 1994. In addition to four office locations, CIG provides outpatient procedures at our three Endoscopy Center locations, which are all state licensed and AAAHC accredited. These state-of-the-art facilities combine the latest medical technology with leading area physician specialists to provide quality and affordable out-patient care in a highly personalized settings. Our commitment is to provide safe, efficient, and compassionate care to our patients.
Summary of Scheduler Job:
Follows physician template requirements for scheduling hospital inpatient and outpatient procedures
Fax physician schedules to the appropriate hospital facility to verify the date and time of patient appointments.
Enters scheduled clinic and procedure appointments in the computer following physician templates.
Enter all pertinent information related to patient care into computer in order that all staff have access to that information.
Enter all pertinent data related to patient insurance into computer.
Communicates efficiently with clinical staff in working with work-ins/add-ons, physician protocol, facility restrictions and the care of patients.
Communicates efficiently with inter-department staff on changes within the schedule.
Responsible for necessary precertification.
Interaction with insurance companies in order to verify information such as precertification number, group number, etc.
Review of patient information in the computer and add/update information as appropriate.
Communication with internal departments such as Health Information and Nursing in order to obtain required information.
Obtain medical information for insurance utilization review department.
Responsible for knowing insurance policies and staying current on all insurance changes.
Types the daily schedule and sends out nightly to master schedule recipients.
Notifies the physician of consults received.
Scheduler Minimum Qualifications:
High school graduate
Customer service skills and interpersonal skills are very important
One years' experience in a medical environment
Proficiency in use of computer and good typing skills
No evenings, weekends, or major holidays
Paid time off (vacation, sick, personal)
Health, dental and vision insurance offered
Basic Life & AD&D, short term and long term disability offered
Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity insurance offered
401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor Match
Flexible Medical Spending and/or Dependent Care offered