Patient Access Scheduler I - Full-Time/Days

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Part-time
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
SAD002107
Administrative, Clerical

To perform specific duties of a breast radiology representative and provide assistance for the proper function of the department. This includes the processing of new orders, imaging records management, scheduling of patients, report distribution, computer system utilization, and interaction with patients, physicians and other hospital personnel.

This position is responsible for coordinating communications activities between radiologist, radiology staff, other departments, nursing personnel and other caregivers, patients, visitors and other customer�s service activity. It is accountable for maintenance of physicians order entries, inbound and outbound call volume productivity.  Scheduling same day walk in patients. Patient Access Scheduler also support record maintenance inclusive of all clerical functions, such as, filing of the patient�s radiology folder, uploading patient medical records to the PACS, downloading patient�s medical records for check out or sends out to other facilities, sending radiology reports to patient or physician�s offices as requested. Prepares requests to examinations for technologist or radiologist. Scheduling of breast care procedures is required. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Documentation of medical records management and request for records according to department
  • Andhospital policy
  • Demonstrate through data productivity of scheduling inbound, outbound, and walk in patients in a
  • Timely and accurate manner
  • Demonstrates accuracy in productivity to input and retrieve physician referrals (orders) utilizing RIS,
  • MIS, EMR, fax systems to assure patients access to appointments.
  • Demonstrates proficiency of all system tools utilized to manage scheduling and medical records processes
  • Follow company policies, procedures and directives
  • Interact in a positive and constructive manner
  • Prioritize and multitask
Qualifications: 

Experience

  • Proficient in computer functions, data entry and windows is preferred.
  • One year experience in radiology records and/or medical scheduling preferred.
  • Knowledge and use of medical terminology is preferred.

Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
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