Posted in Health Care 2 days ago.
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Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin! We are seeking a Patient Scheduling Specialist to: Perform duties to facilitate and coordinate scheduling of non-surgical procedures. Be responsible for highly variable scheduling work typically due to scheduling in a Specialty Care Environment. Complete multi-disciplinary scheduling – comprehensive clinics with more than one billing provider in which multiple providers across multiple disciplines require scheduling for the same date of service for a patient. Education: Minimum - High school diploma or equivalent. Preferred - Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare, or other related field. Work Experience: Minimum – One (1) year of previous experience working in an office or customer service environment. Preferred – Previous experience working in healthcare,experience scheduling patients, and experience coordinating multiple activities in an office setting. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Excellent customer service skills. Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills. Ability to operate a computer. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred. Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to think independently and demonstrate good problem-solving skills. Ability to work in a team environment and to collaborate with a variety of individuals in a positive manner. Scheduling at UW Health is undergoing a redesign to better serve our patients. As part of this redesign our scheduling positions are changing as well! Scheduling positions at UW Health will eventually fall into 3 types of positions: Appointment Center positions – these schedulers help patients over the phone and will be able to help patients with multiple types of appointments On-site check-in/check-out staff – these schedulers help patients in person in the clinics, and also place outbound phone calls between helping patients in-clinic On-site Appointment Center positions – these schedulers are located on site at the clinic, but primarily do phone-based work. While doing phone-based work they will sit at a desk that is not patient-facing, but will come to the check-in/check-out desks to help patients in person when the check-in/check-out scheduler is away from desk (i.e. breaks, lunches, etc.) If you are hired into a department that has already gone through the redesign process you will be hired into one of these positions. However, if you are hired into a department that has not yet undergone the redesign process, it is likely that the scope of your role and/or the location you report to may change once your area goes through redesign. Physical Requirements: Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met. W ork Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond. Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.