Cath Lab Expeditor

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Expedites admission process for Cardiac Cath Lab patients. Schedules cath patients efficiently to allow lab to accommodate maximum number of cases per day.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                            

    1.     Screens staff, visitors and patients; determines their needs and directs them to appropriate area

    2.     Answers telephone according to Division Protocol (Identifying them and area), directs calls, takes messages and responds to inquiries regarding department procedures, programs and activities

    3.     Uses computer database programs to collect and manipulate data

    4.     Uses word-processing and spreadsheet software

    5.     Prepares required documents and materials for departmental use

    6.     Uses initiative and good judgment to coordinate and handle special projects

    7.     Responsible for scheduling all cath procedures

    8.     Schedules all diagnostic caths, angioplasty, pacemaker insertions, EPS and valvuloplasty procedures

    9.     Responsible for admitting all walk-in patients, monitors the admission of patients transferred from other institutions

    10.  Contacts reservations, admitting with all necessary information to ensure bed availability and proper billing to the patient

    11.  Confirms appointments with all ambulatory cath and angioplasty patients

    12.  Advises patients of proper pre-procedure instructions, time date and location

    13.  Generates daily schedule of all ambulatory and in-patients scheduled for procedures and distributes to appropriate cath lab personnel

    14.  Generates weekend list of all in-patients

    15.  Distributes attending physician, fellow on-call schedule

    16.  Prints and processes all superbills, encounters forms to ensure proper Professional Billing for all the cath lab attending, this includes proper coding of all superbills

    17.  Enters all Cath Lab procedures into the Ancillary Log on a 24-hour basis to ensure proper hospital billing

    18.  Schedules all Cath Lab patient appointments into the IDX and Eagle 2000 scheduling system

    19.  Prepares patient charts the night before the scheduled appointment, which includes that all proper ancillary tests are included in chart (pathology labs, ECG)

    20.  Calls the patient the night before to confirm their scheduled appointment

    21.  Obtains appropriate referrals and pre-authorization numbers to ensure proper billing

    22.  Arrives patients in the IDX billing System on a daily basis

     

    Education Requirements                                                                                                                

    High school diploma or equivalent

     

    Experience  Requirements                                                                                                              

    Three to four years secretarial and office experience.  Formal secretarial training preferred.  Knowledge of medical terminology 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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