Surgery Booker

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The Surgery Booker is responsible for scheduling inpatient and ambulatory surgeries and procedures and follow-up appointments for patients.  Obtains pre-authorizations for procedures and diagnostic tests as requested by the physician. 

     

    Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                              

    1.      Responsible for the coordination of all OR surgeries and procedures.     

    2.      Verifies patient demographics and obtains pre-certification from insurance carriers for all O surgeries and procedures.           

    3.      Records hospital reservation and pre-admit data in prevailing institutional system.        

    4.      Arranges patient pre-testing with appropriate departments and is responsible for obtaining patient medical clearance.   

    5.      May place surgical confirmation calls in advance of scheduled surgery or procedure date.        

    6.      Serves as a liaison between referring physicians and surgeons for the communication of clinical data and to determine OR scheduling, etc.

    7.      Collects and distributes appropriate paperwork to internal and external parties to coordinate surgeries.     

    8.      Schedules post-operative follow-up visits with providers.

     


    Education Requirements                                                                                                                 

    High School diploma.  Associates Degree preferred

     


    Experience Requirements                                                                                                               


    2 years of surgical scheduling experience.

    Certificate in Medical Terminology preferred

    Certificate in ICD-9 and CPT Coding preferred

     

    Licensing and Certification Requirements                                                                                   

    Certificate in Medical Terminology preferred

    Certificate in ICD-9 and CPT Coding preferred

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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