Scheduling Coordinator - Cancer Center

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Nov 29, 2018
Administrative / Clerical

Job Description

Job Summary: Coordinates and schedules multidisciplinary patient appointments for 27 clinical departments within the hospital system, including Surgical Services. Maintains a close working relationship with physician offices and hospital clinical team leaders and directors to accomplish the desired end results according to established procedures. Evaluates clinical information obtained to determine the correct procedure(s) and ensures instruments and equipment are properly documented. Accordingly, disseminates the appropriate preps and instructions according to scheduled procedures. Based on external hospital regulatory agency guidelines, uses ICD-9 and CPT codes to determine medical necessity


Required Education: High school diploma or GED

Preferred Education: Completion of courses in medical terminology and basic anatomy.

Required Experience: Two years in a medical setting with strong emphasis on using and spelling medical terms. Must have strong computer skills with ability to type with moderate speed and maintain accuracy. Must possess excellent customer service and phone skills.

Preferred Experience: Two years in a hospital or medical office scheduling clinical procedures using scheduling software. Course in medical terminology.

Mission Health has been named one of the Top 15 Health Systems in America for an unprecedented sixth time in seven years. Mission Health is fully committed to helping our community Be Well, Get Well and Stay Well . Experience the difference of an Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces TM employer , nestled in the 18-county region in the lush mountains in and around Asheville. Our progressive culture highlights and recognizes the strengths of our team members through innovative programs like StandOut. A Total Rewards program goes beyond traditional benefits to include tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, adoption assistance, pet insurance and more. The My Healthy Life TM staff wellness program has been recognized as one of the nation's "Best and Brightest in Wellness" for two consecutive years.

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