Medical Assistant - Surgery Scheduler

Location
Greenfield, IN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/4/2017
Closes
9/18/2017
Specialty
Med / Surg, Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  Job Location

The Medical Assistant position is located on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Duties
  • Schedule all Surgeries.
  • Obtain the necessary authorization prior to surgery.
  • Obtain consent forms for surgeries.
  • Arrange pre-op testing for patients.
  • Complete FMLA paperwork.
  • Assist with arranging meetings for physicians.
  • Arrange the physicians schedule around their surgeries.
  • Work with Physicians on preferences for surgeries and pre-op testing.
  • Assist other areas of the office as needed.
  • Walk each patient through instructions about what must be done prior to surgery, what time they need to arrive, and let them know they will need to set up transportation home.

Experience
  • Two or more years experience in surgery scheduling required.
  • Medical terminology and understanding and comprehension of insurance/healthcare industry.
  • ICD9 coding and insurance knowledge/experience preferred.

Education

Graduate of an accredited ABHES or CAAHEP Medical Assistant training program or a graduate of a non-accredited Medical Assistant program plus five years of MA experience 

If unsure the MA program is accredited, please use the following link to ABHES or CAAHEP to verify. http://www.aama-ntl.org/medical-assisting/caahep-abhes-programs 

License

Medical Assistant Certification, Registration, or AAMA Credentialing is required. *Please list your certification on your employment application 

Skills
  • Team oriented
  • Patient friendly
  • Takes on new responsibility as needed
  • Reliable and self-starter
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with patients, physicians, and staff.
  • Organized and very detail-oriented
  • Dependable
  • Computer and typing skills

Key Words

Medical assistant, ortho, CMA, RMA, CCMA
 
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