Patient Scheduler | Schwartz Wiekamp | Beacon Medical Group at Beacon Health Systems in Mishawaka, Indiana

Posted in General Business 2 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Supervisor, Centralized Scheduling. Under general supervision of the Supervisor or Office Coordinator and according established policies and procedures, performs various clerical and patient related duties. Responsibilities include answering all incoming calls for physician offices of various specialties, accurately taking and relaying patient messages regarding patient care utilizing electronic medical records software, providing assistance in scheduling patient appointments, maintaining the facility's scheduling system and patient demographics, and performing daily routine clerical functions (typing, computer entry, etc).

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired though the successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of two years of related experience (i.e., in a responsible position requiring well-developed customer service and organizational skills) in a healthcare or customer service setting is required. The ability to speak and write Spanish is required for interpreter. Medical Terminology preferred.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Requires moderate medical knowledge and demonstrates the ability to quickly assess a patient's symptoms to appropriately assist the patient in receiving suitable care to match their needs.

      • Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with a wide range of internal and external contacts in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner.

      • Understands and follows HIPAA regulations.

      • Requires knowledge of Allscripts ProPM practice management system and demonstrates proficiency in other basic computer systems (i.e., electronic medical records, database applications, word processing, data entry, etc.)

      • Requires good organizational skills and the ability to work effectively under general supervision, pay close attention to details accuracy, prioritize workload, perform multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines and requirements of the position.

      • Must be able to be effective in a fast paced, quality focused, noisy, multi-priority environment.

      • Requires knowledge of office procedures and proficient typing and computer skills to complete tasks in an accurate and efficient manner.

      • Requires analytical skills necessary to solve patient problems and interpret data.

      • Demonstrates the interpersonal skills to interact positively and effectively in a professional, enthusiastic, courteous, friendly, caring and sincere manner.

      • Demonstrates the ability to gain the support of and maintain effective working relationships with other departments, physicians, and their office staff.

      • Requires proficient telephone and listening skills. Sensitivity to individuals who do not speak English as their first language.

      • Demonstrates the verbal and written communication skills necessary to prepare correspondence and take messages in an accurate and understandable manner.

    • Working Conditions

      • Works in an office environment.

      • Must be willing to work flexible hours and required work schedule.

      • May experience some mental/visual fatigue due to continued use of computer equipment.

      • Must be willing to sit for long periods of time.

      • Must be effective in a quality-focused, fast paced multi-priority environment that frequently deals with stressful situations and important deadlines and schedules.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position.