Position SummaryTexas Oncology is searching for an Imaging Scheduler. The Imaging Scheduler, under minimal supervision, dedicated to diagnostic imaging schedule from physicians orders as directed by the physician. Obtain necessary insurance authorization from insurance company with the proper Procedure (CPT) and Diagnosis codes (ICD 9/10). Communicate to the patient imaging information, all necessary prep instructions and the date/time/location of the appointment. May help orient, train and assign work of lower level employees. Serves as a liaison between physician, patients, and all medical professionals involved. Follows standard procedures and pre-established guidelines to complete tasks. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.”® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
ESENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONIBILITIES: - Is fully versed in image scheduling
-Demonstrates an understanding of medical terminology, procedures and diagnosis necessary to perform appropriate scheduling.
-Knowledgeable in coding, able to look up codes specific to diagnosis and schedule procedure.
-Knowledgeable of patient’s medical history, i.e. allergies, current medications
-Obtains insurance pre-authorization
-Obtains and enters all authorization and correspondence relating to schedule imaging in EMR/Physicians calendar.
-Communicates to patient the necessary prep prior to imaging.
-Demonstrates an understanding of the patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/corporation
-Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the imaging scheduling position
-May provide direction and assistance to lower level employees
-Researches and responds to routine, non-routine, and complex situations in a timely and professional manner
-Other duties as requested or assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent required. Position requires at least 5 years medical office work experience. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Proficiency with computer systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) required.
The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.
The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.
We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.
Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.