JOB SUMMARY The Scheduling Specialist under general supervision and in accordance with established procedures, schedules outpatient diagnostic procedures including but not limited to radiology and imaging procedures, validates outpatient orders, and captures patient demographic and insurance information.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Contacts patients or providers for outpatient diagnostic procedures.
Contacts patients to schedule outpatient diagnostic procedures.
Collects patient demographic and insurance information during scheduling phone call with provider or patient.
Validates insurance is in network with the provider.
Compiles patient information such as diagnosis, reason for procedure, medications, allergies and other applicable information prior to scheduled procedure.
Monitors inbound orders process to ensure orders are validated and routed appropriately to ensure patients are contacted timely to schedule procedure.
Contacts department affected by schedule adjustments to ensure patient is prepared and necessary personnel and equipment are available.
Responsible for meeting telephone system metrics and any other productivity standards set by the department to include length of call, length of answer time, and number of calls taken within a specific period.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Must consistently meets performance standards of production, accuracy, completeness and quality.
Requires good listening, interpersonal and communication skills, and professional, pleasant and respectful telephone etiquette.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a highly stressful and emotional environment, behavioral health and suffering patients in addition to life/death situations.
Must be able to exhibit a high level of empathy with the ability to effectively communicate with patients and family members during traumatic events, while demonstrating exceptional customer service skills.
Demonstrates ability to manage multiple, changing priorities in an effective and organized manner.
Excellent data entry, numeric, typing and computer navigational skills.
Basic computer skills and Microsoft Office.
BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!