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Surgery Coordinator

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

Company Overview


Midwest Eye Center is affiliated with EyeSouth Partners, an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast.


 


Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, EyeSouth Partners (“EyeSouth”) is an eye care physician services organization committed to partnering with leading physicians to build a premier network of eye care services in throughout the Southeast. EyeSouth’s partner practices’ clinical mission is to provide high quality medical and surgical specialty eye care. EyeSouth supports its affiliated practices and physician partners with capital, administrative resources, operating expertise, and strategic guidance with an absolute focus on clinical quality and a patient-first culture.


 


EyeSouth’s affiliate network now consists of 22 practices with nearly 200 doctors providing medical and surgical eyecare services at over 100 locations, including 13 surgery centers due to favorable organic growth trends and an impressive track-record of successful affiliations (M&A).


Position Summary


We are actively recruiting for a Surgery Coordinator  to join our growing team at Midwest Eye Center.


 


Midwest Eye Center, an affiliate of EyeSouth Partners, is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Responsibilities


The Surgery Coordinator will be responsible for the following responsibilities: 



  • Arrange surgery date and time with patients.

  • Schedule pre-op and all post visits.

  • Assist patients with financing support by contacting the proper companies and/or giving patients the appropriate information.

  • Perform patient counseling and pre-surgery instructions by answering questions from patients or family members.

  • Discuss different lens options with patients.

  • Performs A-Scan and/or IOL master measurements and calculations.

  • Code and enter charges for surgery billing.

  • Verify insurance coverage with patients.

  • Discusses collection of fees that the patient is responsible for.

  • Call insurance companies to verify benefits and obtain the authorizations or referrals needed.

  • Schedule anesthesia.

  • Prepare orders, IOL powers and paperwork and send to surgical facilities.

  • Prepare patient charts with appropriate paperwork.

  • Prepare IOL worksheets for physicians.


 


Qualifications



  • QUALIFICATIONS:



    • Must have the ability to exercise a high degree of diplomacy and tact using excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills with patients and co-workers.

    • Intermediate to advance computer knowledge and skills.

    • Must be highly flexible; able to accommodate changing needs of the office.

    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

    • Knowledge of basic math and modern office procedures.

    • Intermediate to advanced phone skills.

    • Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision.

    • Proven flexibility and willingness to handle a variety of tasks.

    • Willingness to work longer hours if needed.

    • Knowledge and adherence to HIPAA, COMPLIANCE, OSHA.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:



    • High school graduate or equivalent.

    • 3 to 5 years of related experience and/or training.

    • Strong knowledge of billing and coding.

    • Knowledge of contracted insurance plans.

    • Knowledge of medical terminology.

    • Bilingual a plus.



Company Benefits


Midwest Eye Center offers a competitive benefits package to its employees:



  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401k w/ Match

  • HSA/FSA

  • Telemedicine

  • Generous PTO Package

  • 7.5 Paid Holidays


 


Midwest Eye Center also offers the following benefits for FREE:



  • Employee Discounts and Perks

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Group Life/AD&D

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance