Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Surgery Coordinator Job Description

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Surgery coordinator provides staff on-the-job training in registration and appointment computer systems, billing, managed care, customer service, telephone skills, etc.

Surgery Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Supervises and responsible for onsite business including front desk procedures, patient billing, collections, and insurance
Provide professional nursing care in collaboration with the cardiac surgery team
Develop and implement patient, family and care partner educational programs
Identify patient, family and care partner individualized learning needs and implements measures to meet these needs
Participate in the professional development of staff members in the care of the cardiac surgery patient
Participate in the development of policies and procedures related to the care of the cardiac surgery patient
Participate and coordinate the data collection process for key quality indicators and databases
Plan, organize and coordinate clinical activities associated with the cardiac surgery program
Report on activities and outcomes
Identifies services out of insurance plan or requiring referrals

Surgery Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Surgery Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, CPC, CNOR, PALS, NIHSS, ENPC, MA, ONC

Education for Surgery Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the surgery coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Education, Associates, Health Care, Management, Social Science, Medical, Business, Health, Business/Administration

Skills for Surgery Coordinator

Desired skills for surgery coordinator include:

Insurance processing
Patient billing
Medical terminology
Scheduling systems
Appointment/
CPT/ICD coding
Computerized appointment/
Medical terminology that includes patient registration
Microsoft Word and Excel applications
PC based systems and software

Desired experience for surgery coordinator includes:

Maintains provider schedules for designated unit
Acts as a resource to all department personnel (surgeons, medical secretaries, nurses, residents, ) on daily activity
On-call 2 days per week with call every third weekend
Must have legible handwriting, knowledge of spelling, grammar and basic arithmetic
Demonstrated skills in dealing with the public and telephone courtesy
Proficient computer skills with Outlook, Lawson, Access and Excel Statistics

Surgery Coordinator Examples

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Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a surgery coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for surgery coordinator
  • Coordinates all regulatory aspects, such as preparing safety reports, adverse events, FDA compliance, drug company monitoring, laboratory standards
  • Coordinates aggregation and maintenance of local and national research data required to ascertain and identify research study outcomes
  • May develop and monitor budgets
  • Develops and prepares statistical research reports, charts, and graphs as required during research studies
  • Assists in design of research survey forms to capture required participant information
  • Develops procedures to determine subject eligibility
  • Coordinates collection and data management of national research studies from multiple projects by interacting with internal and external research data managers, patients, and physicians for coordination of tissue samples, lab data and protocols, and other statistical information concerning research study subjects
  • Serves as primary liaison and prepares annual reports for federal, state, and/or local agencies
  • May provide full supervision to personnel of lower grade
  • Work on outcomes analysis in collaboration with the Research Project Manager and physicians in the Head and Neck Disease Management Team (DMT)
Qualifications for surgery coordinator
  • Three (3) year minimum experience in a health related clerical position OR one year's experience in Perioperative scheduling setting
  • Able to read computer/monitor screens and computer printouts
  • Three years of experience in a health care setting including scheduling
  • Proven online scheduling skills
  • American Society of Anesthesia Technologist/Technician certification
  • Five+ years experience as an Anesthesia Technologist Technician in an acute care in facility preferred
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Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a surgery coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for surgery coordinator
  • Integrate existing and new systems and develop methods for review and improvement of the system
  • Understand data sources and relational technologies for database design and multi-platform data analysis that meet the informational needs of the institution
  • Conduct new referral intake, insurance authorization
  • Collect insurance co-pay
  • Manage clinic medical records
  • Coordinates clinic schedule to determine availability for appointments
  • Uses Swedish Medical Center computer systems efficiently and effectively
  • Schedules outside clinic appointments, diagnostic tests, non-invasive procedures, and surgical procedures
  • Coordinates with other departments involved in patient appointments and care, such as transportation and interpreter services
  • Contacts patients regarding appointments or changes in appointments, as needed
Qualifications for surgery coordinator
  • Demonstrated expertise in specialty area
  • Good customer service and attention to detail required
  • Bachelor's Degree desirable in nursing, respiratory care or perfusion technology from an accredited training program
  • MS in nursing or Master's Degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in providing ECMO support and demonstrating a progressive leadership background
  • Must possess exceptional critical thinking skills and deal with extreme pressure and stress
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Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a surgery coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for surgery coordinator
  • Resiliency and flexibility to deal with an ever changing health care environment
  • Capable of functioning efficiently in a stressful and changing environment
  • Flexible to work occasional Saturday Call (minimal) and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing
  • Exposure to body fluids, hazardous material, waste, chemicals, anesthetic gases, life threatening diseases and radiation
  • Aptitude to respond to patients in a timely manner and access all areas of the unit
  • Managing Clinical Collaborative Committee Member schedules and scheduling regular meetings with members
  • Assisting the Clinical Collaborative Chair in preparation for monthly meetings with the Value Analysis Steering Committee and with the Collaborative Team
  • Coordinate with the Medical Devices Sourcing Team to obtain and document the relevant analyses in supporting materials for Clinical Collaborative Meetings and Value Analysis Steering Committee meetings
  • Research information as requested by Clinical Collaborative Teams and the Value Analysis Steering Committee and provide assistance when needed
  • Coordinate activities of the Clinical Collaborative Committees
Qualifications for surgery coordinator
  • Ability to rotate shifts and/or work flexible hours to meet patient care needs
  • Minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible related experience, required
  • High School graduate, Associates degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training, certification, and experience resulting in a thorough knowledge of computers and data communications technologies
  • Four (4) years system experience in a responsible position demonstrating analytical, teaching, and interpersonal skills
  • Five (5) years experience in a health care environment
  • Surgical Services and Materials Management systems experience
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Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of surgery coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for surgery coordinator
  • Facilitates the daily O.R
  • Be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of new product/equipment introduction, equipment loan/borrow program and management of surgical supply item master file
  • Collaborate with materials management in ensuring appropriate PAR levels for all stock and non-stock items
  • Handles the daily operations of the Residency Office
  • Provides support for, and assists the Residency Program Director in the design, implementation and management of administrative/academic operations for the Residency Program
  • Coordinates the activities of the Residency Office
  • Acts as advisory/consultant to the Chief Resident, if applicable to program
  • Coordinates and monitors all aspects of the Residency Review Committee's re-accreditation for the Residency Training Program
  • Handles both internal and RRC program reviews
  • Oversees and coordinates annual orientation and graduation activities for the Program's Residents
Qualifications for surgery coordinator
  • 3 - 5 years Ambulatory and endoscopy experience required
  • Type minimum of 25 wpm with high level of accuracy
  • Computer literate with windows based program experience
  • Demonstrated ability to track several critical tasks simultaneously to meet inflexible deadlines
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with multiple tasks and various staff and members
  • Administers, proctors and tracks results of yearly in-training exams
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Surgery Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of surgery coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for surgery coordinator
  • Screens applications, organizes and actively participates in residency interviews and selection process
  • Submits final rank to NRMP (National Resident Matching Program)
  • Develops, implements and manages the writing and revision of recruitment materials
  • Coordinates and oversees all functions of data entry personnel, if applicable to office
  • Utilizes current technical information to ensure that the Residency Office is up to date and complies with computerized surveys generated by the ACGME, AMA, NRMP, Board, CAP and any other organizations which required technical documentation
  • Prepares and maintains the policy and procedure manuals for the Residency Program
  • Implement evaluation systems for program curriculum, resident performance and staff teaching performance and maintains database and tracking system
  • Assists and provides back up support for all resident and fellowship positions
  • Assists and provides back up support for all visiting physicians and medical students from various organizations
  • Provides general support for the Director, Graduate Medical Education as needed
Qualifications for surgery coordinator
  • Assists with planning and organizing the Graduation function and Research Week activities and the annual institutional orientation of incoming clinical residents/fellows
  • Handles pre-employment physicals, ACLS training and welcome reception
  • Assists with screening, interviewing and selection of individuals for open positions within the department of GME
  • Minimum two years working in Medical Education
  • Understand the strategic needs of the services and their respective faculty appointments
  • Understand the requirements for all promotion levels along the various tracks and reviews all incoming support material with a critical eye for completeness, overall consistency, and effectiveness

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