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Appointment Coordinator - Inpatient Operating Room - Full Time Days

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack, New Jersey
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  • Requisition # 2022-117504
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusFull Time with Benefits

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are
team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of
positive change.

The Appointment Coordinator is responsible for the management and scheduling of all patients for surgical and/or anesthesia related procedures in the Medical Center.

Responsibilities

1. Avoids conflict when scheduling patients.
2. Provides input to assure that booking guides, physicians’ times, and other data elements are
accurate.
3. Assures accuracy of data input by checking and correcting data validity and statistical reports.
4. Assures effective utilization of OR Room and time.
5. Reports errors and omissions to appropriate personnel for correction/clarification.
6. Consults with Medical Records to assure accuracy of statistics/demographic data.
7. Prepares and delivers Daily reports to appropriate interdepartmental personnel.
8. 1. The Appointment Coordinator is responsible for the processing of all surgery related bills, as
well as, all perioperative.
9. 2. Assures that special equipment, supplies, and room are available.
10. 3. Assures availability of supplies and initiates requests for special supplies for individual
surgical procedures.
11. 4. Assures that all charges are entered and verified before processing charges.
12. 5. Assures accuracy of charges and patient information.
13. 6. Reports accuracy of charges and patient information (e.g. billing number).
14. 7. Lifts a minimum of 15 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 15 lbs. and stands a minimum of
length of shift.
15. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is
specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This
process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their
level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
16. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Computer literate.
3. 4-6 months hospital experience with medical and operating room terminology.

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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WE KEEP GETTING BETTER

At Hackensack Meridian Health, we help our patients live better, healthier lives – and we help one another succeed. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how our team members support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we’re ready to transform health care and advance our mission to serve as a leader of positive change.

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