Scheduling Medical Imaging - PRN
Seeking a Scheduling Clerk for Medical Imaging - PRN - day shift- to join our team at Oro Valley Hospital. Our focus is on high quality patient care through patient assessment, critical thinking skills, time management and teamwork.
Performs scheduling of complex imaging procedures and verification of insurance eligibility and benefits. Determines medical necessity of scheduled procedures. Works in conjunction with patient access staff to assist in upfront collections. Assists referring physicians' office staff with patient scheduling for complex diagnostic imaging procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations, and determining patient financial liability. Provide patients and offices accurate instructions regarding the scheduled procedure (i.e., NPO, arrival time, where to arrive, etc.) Determines medical necessity of all scheduled Medicare procedures. Schedules complex imaging procedures and arranges for required services as needed. Provides patient instruction to ensure preparedness for procedures. Coordinates schedules with other patient examinations, reminds patients dates of the procedures. Establishes and maintains relationships with office staff and/or schedulers of physicians' offices, keeping them informed on new programs, scheduling availability and upcoming activities. Interacts with technologists and Radiologists to determine specific procedure matches the physician's order and to ensure that all necessary components for a successful and accurate imaging procedure are in place prior to patient arrival, i.e. Lab results, Order, proper authorization for procedure, etc....
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.