Surgery Coordinator Resume Samples

A Surgery Coordinator is responsible for performing administrative tasks at surgical hospitals and clinics. The job description entails taking responsibility for processing incoming patients, filling paperwork; scheduling all aspects of surgical procedures, and answering telephones. A well-written Surgery Coordinator Resume indicates the following – putting medical charts together, verifying insurance information, answering phone calls, preparing patients bills, assisting patients with their documents; scheduling patient’s appointments and surgeries; understanding surgical procedures, and providing patients with their pre and post-op instructions, and ensuring the surgical room is well-equipped with needed supplies.

Job assets that can highlight a resume include – experience in administrative, clerical, and secretarial work; good computer, telephone and typing knowledge; strong customer service skills, strong organizational skills; and familiarity with medical terminologies, medical records, and coding. A high school diploma or GED is a common requirement. Work experience in a relevant area will be useful.

Surgery Coordinator Resume example

Surgery Coordinator Resume

Summary : Results-driven achiever with significant experience in insurance billing, accounts receivable, and customer relations. Highly flexible and adaptable performer with good oral and written communication skills.

Skills : Knowledge of pre-authorizaton and pre-determination.

Description :

    1. Scheduled patient surgical procedures based on authorized referral in accordance with established standards and procedures; verified and reviewed physician privilege status prior to scheduling.
    2. Gathered and documented insurance eligibility data, conducted routine verifications, and entered data in patient's electronic medical record as appropriate.
    3. Scheduled or coordinated pre-surgery clearance requirements prior to procedure.
    4. Reviewed applicable work queue to identify patients requiring contact to confirm an existing appointment, and/or scheduled a periodic future visit; contacted patient in accordance with established procedures.
    5. Contacted and followed up with patients to reschedule a missed/cancelled appointment; documents reason(s) for no-show in accordance with established procedures.
    6. Made arrangements for addressing special/ancillary patient requirements, including transportation, interpreters and other needs relating to patient care and satisfaction.
    7. Interacted with referring clinic to ensure successful coordination of patient care.
    8. Assisted in the scheduling of specialty care visits; worked closely with the specialty clinic to ensure that referrals were scheduled to meet the needs of the patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.A. In Healthcare


Sr. Surgery Coordinator Resume

Headline : Seeking a position in the Medical Field /Healthcare to apply skills in a an environment and provide professional, quality care to the patient .

Skills : Customer service, Marketing and sales, communication, Multi tasker.

Description :

    1. Receives instructions from physicians about which surgery is recommended.
    2. Obtains precertification/preauthorization from insurance companies prior to surgery for each procedure and test, using an online application or by contacting insurer on the telephone.
    3. Verifies patient eligibility and coverage for the procedure using an online application or the telephone, if the patient is not eligible on date of service, or procedure is not a covered benefit, explains this to patients.
    4. Counsels patients pre-operatively regarding their potential financial obligations, and provides information about patient insurance coverage.
    5. Discusses pre-operative instructions with the patient, as directed by physicians.
    6. Assists patients with setting up payment plans, and collects pre-surgical deposits.
    7. Schedules operating room time, according to physician scheduling protocols; faxes H&P to hospital admitting department and OR Posting Schedules all appropriate pre-operative tests and blood work.
    8. Coordinates all business and clinical paperwork prior to surgery, using physician-approved forms and checklists; has paperwork ready for surgeon prior to the day of surgery.
    9. Coordinates all Post-op Home Health, Physical Therapy, and DME.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Technology


Jr. Surgery Coordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a Surgery Scheduling Coordinator position in an Ambulatory Surgery Center or Hospital setting where can prove scheduling capabilities and offer support to the team.

Skills : Medical Billing, Patient Scheduling, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Able to notice conflicts in the O.R.
    2. Scheduled for a quick turn over to include room flipping for staff utilization.
    3. Understood cost-effective scheduling.
    4. Communicated with all departments scheduling changes and add-on procedures.
    5. Able to work independently, on average scheduling 500-600 surgical cases per month.
    6. Managed heavy phone volume and multi-task as needed.
    7. Coordinated and scheduled emergency surgeries with the appropriate surgery teams.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Surgery Coordinator Resume

Summary : Dedicated Surgery Coordinator skilled with technical, clerical and patient support. Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively to patients and staff. Productive and responsible, willing and capable of handling a variety of tasks. Detail oriented, record keeping and organizational skills.

Skills : Surgery Coordinator / Scheduling, Medical Front Desk.

Description :

    1. Responsible for scheduling all procedures.
    2. Ensured all correct paperwork was faxed from the surgeon's office.
    3. Researched any issues with referrals when needed.
    4. Tracked down all required information for all surgeries which included where patients had their pre-op tests done to retrieve a copy for the chart.
    5. Provided administrative support for three physicians which involved contacting patients to make appointments for colonoscopies, EGD, cataract and ESI's.
    6. Checked in patients and confirmed patient information, collected copays and verified insurance.
    7. Completed registration quickly and cordially for all new patients.
    8. Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for physicians.
    9. Maintained all medical records, followed HIPPA /Privacy rules and regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Medical Assisting

Surgery Coordinator Resume

Objective : Highly enthusiastic and meticulous administrative assistant with over 8 years' experience in operations management, billing, and quality control. Expertise in Worker's Compensation regulations. Highly skilled in analyzing and validating pertinent information, medical diagnoses, and billing data.

Skills : My many years in the medical field has given me the.

Description :

    1. Stepped in and created a new position.
    2. Created all forms and processes to track and obtain approval from insurance companies for proposed patient surgeries.
    3. Responsible for obtaining and returning models, x-rays, and MRIs for surgery patients.
    4. Tracked progress of surgery patients.
    5. Obtained authorization for x-rays, MRIs, physical therapy, and surgery.
    6. Assisted patients with scheduling MRIs, Xrays, lab work, physical therapy, and surgery.
    7. Scheduled hospital, aesthetic, and Austin Surgical Arts O.R.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Surgery Coordinator/Specialist Resume

Headline : Effective Medical Assistant who adapts easily to changing environments and demands. Customer service oriented Medical Assistant skilled with greeting patients, scheduling appointments and preparing patient charts.

Skills : MS Office, Excel, MS Word.

Description :

    1. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress, and concerns.
    2. Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
    3. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of patients.
    4. Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
    5. Changed sterile dressings.
    6. Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints, and allergies.
    7. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    8. Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones, and filing.
    9. Answered patient calls for care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical Assistant

Surgery Coordinator/Technician Resume

Summary : To utilize professional knowledge in the Administrative area, provide exceptional service, seeking an administration position with a company where can use skill set.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Managed Provider template and daily schedule.
    2. Confirmed patient eligibility for treatment/surgery.
    3. Educated patients about the surgery scheduling process to include ENT clinic and Anesthesia Unit Educate patient on Pre and Post- Operative Instructions.
    4. Maintained a surgical patient tracking system to ensure rescheduled/waitlist patients.
    5. Entered information into S3, the surgery scheduling system accurately.
    6. Maintained an accurate running list of patients who have been scheduled and who need to be scheduled.
    7. Entered surgery request in S3 database.
    8. Returned phone calls, emails, messages made to residents/staff or scheduler within a 24 hour period.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Medical

Asst. Surgery Coordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a Surgery Coordinator position in which data entry, customer skills, ability to organize and willingness to assume responsibility can be employed.

Skills : Knowledge of pre-authorizaton and pre-determination.

Description :

    1. Met with Patients to schedule and discuss surgical fees.
    2. Prepared surgical data for each patient scheduled.
    3. Ran lenses according to the proper formula designed specifically for each lens manufacturer.
    4. Verified insurance Eligibility/Benefits for each scheduled patient.
    5. Maintained surgical calendars/schedules.
    6. Scheduled patients for all Post-Operative appointments as needed.
    7. Created surgical reports for the Doctors.
    8. Scheduled Lasik surgery for qualified patients through TLC using Pharos.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Surgery Coordinator/Scheduler Resume

Summary : Well-rounded, patient focused professional backed by cross-functional administrative and medical industry experience. Provides customer service experience, patient account administration, data entry, and database management to ensure effective patient services and optimal levels of patient volume and flow.

Skills : Word Processer, Excel, Powerpoint, Data Entry, Ten Key.

Description :

    1. Coordinated physician surgery schedule for providers and medical staff.
    2. Performed prior authorization procedures as directed by the patient's health plan.
    3. Scheduled all outpatient tests and procedures as ordered by a physician.
    4. Documented appointment information in the medical record.
    5. Developed and distributed the surgical schedule to the physicians.
    6. Monitored the schedule looking for inefficiencies and attempts to organize the surgery schedule by filling vacant holes, phoning, and documenting reminder calls to patients and also rescheduling patients as directed.
    7. Explained the procedure process to patients answered any questions, as well as giving support to patients.
    8. Able to be a team player by helping out with special or private events for the companies venues at either Tao day club/nightclub, Lavo nightclub, and marquee day club/nightclub.
    9. Assisted security and security door managers with Spanish translations for our customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Surgery Coordinator Resume

Summary : Looking to secure a position in the field of materials management, attributes Thorough in decision making. Strong researcher.

Skills : Team work mind set, Quick and eager learner.

Description :

    1. Scheduled all patient radiology and surgery procedures.
    2. Updated schedules in coordination with insurance companies, patients, and physicians.
    3. Obtained surgery authorizations after insurance company verification.
    4. Maintained and updated the surgery schedule several times per day.
    5. Monitored and updated medical charts on a regular basis.
    6. Submitted medical transcription and order reports.
    7. Responded to patient and staff queries by telephone and e-mail.
    8. Communicated with patients regarding pre-operative procedures as needed.
    9. Assisted with front desk clerical tasks as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Studies