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Referral Coordinator

Decatur, GA 30033

Posted: 09/30/2022 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Clerical Job Number: 2043146 Pay Rate: $39520.00/year

Job Description

Full Time - Direct Hire w/ benefits
$16-19 hr.

High School Diploma or GED required; Certified Medical Assistant preferred. 2-3 years of specialty clinic experience, gastroenterology experience preferred. Bilingual preferred, but not required.
The staff member must be computer literate and able to operate healthcare systems and multiple Microsoft Office applications.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for all duties revolving around the office, scheduling of patient appointments for procedures, follow-up office visits and ancillary services. Responsible for obtaining accurate documentation of patient information, management of physician schedules, and coordination of referrals from Primary Care physicians and other specialists. Required to be cross-trained in all front office and patient service-related functions in order to provide coverage as needed in various duties at office locations across the practice.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Schedules reschedule and manages cancellations and no shows for patient office visits and procedures
Maintains and updates current information on physicians schedules and endoscopy block time; schedules patients according to physician availability and preference
Collects and records accurate patient information according to the Documentation Requirements
Ensures all applicable procedures are scheduled in endoscopy suites; coordinates scheduling of procedures in hospital if necessary
Ensures all applicable ancillary services are scheduled
Mails/Emails information packets to patients who are new to the practice
Answers incoming calls in a timely and efficient manner; addresses questions regarding patient appointments and requests for information from referring providers
Greets onsite patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner
Accurately provides or counsels patients and/ or relatives with pertinent information regarding medical treatment or procedures; distributes or mails preps to patients if necessary
Meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards as set by the Office Manager
Answers emails and voicemails and returns patient calls in a timely and efficient manner
Completes requests for information from other staff and ensures that they are handled promptly and effectively to guarantee payment on patient accounts
Abides by and promotes HIPAA compliance; maintains the strictest confidentiality with regards to patient information
Acts a liaison between the office and referring physician practices and hospitals
Participates in staff meetings as directed by the Office Manager
Participates in marketing activities as directed by the Office Manager
Cross trains and performs other office functions including phone triage, check-in/check-out, scheduling, pre-certification, or medical records as directed by the Office Manager
Travels to office locations within the Atlanta Metro area to provide coverage in various front office functions as directed by the Office Manager and/or Operations Manager
Any other duties and/or special projects as assigned

The Referral Coordinator must be able to:
Possesses the ability to deal with patients, visitors, co-workers, and physicians with courtesy and respect
Displays a professional outgoing warm and helpful attitude
Possesses compassion for dealing with people who are ill and need help
Plan, prioritize, and complete multiple tasks as delegated by the Office Manager
Work under pressure; assess, respond, and communicate issues in a timely manner
Communicate clearly with patients and coworkers through the telephone, email, and in-person
Interpret and apply clinical and non-clinical policies and procedures
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