Genesis Health System Patient Scheduler, LPN/MA in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: Patient Scheduler, LPN/MA
Department: Radiology Scheduling
Purpose: Schedules multi-facility ancillary tests/procedures accurately and efficiently according to Genesis Health System and departmental standards. Obtains acceptable diagnosis and preauthorization for optimal financial reimbursement, and completes order entry under the direction of the ordering provider.
Report To: Supervisor
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Vendors/Clients, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, Auditors/Review Agencies, Patients, Families, and Significant Others
Education: High school plus additional course work up to 2 years
Field Of Study: Health Care Studies
Training Preferred: ICD and CPT code knowledge
Licensure/Registration: LPN in Iowa or Illinois or Certified Medical Assistant within 6 months of hire.
Experience: More than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Working Conditions: There is very limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics may occur but the physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. The amount of time the employee may experience these minor adverse conditions would be limited to 10% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: