Works independently under general supervision and in accordance with the established policies and procedures, schedules all procedures / bookings for one or several campuses and with other healthcare institutions throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Generates and creates schedules and reports for multiple departments and campuses. May be required to obtain insurance precertification and/or authorization from multiple insurance carriers. May be required to perform other job functions within the department as needed.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High School diploma or GED preferred. Completion of medical terminology course or evidence of strong background in medical terminology from previous work experience.
Experience: Knowledge of specific department (OR, Radiology, Radiation Therapy) practices and procedures usually acquired through two years of previous related experience.
Knowledge of business English, spelling grammar and punctuation.
Completion of medical terminology course or evidence of strong background in medical terminology from previous work experience.
Ability to maintain confidentiality in the performance of duties.
Independent worker with strong problem solving skills. Ability to multi task.
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
Ability to handle customer service issues in a courteous, tactful manner.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft windows applications. Familiarity with other applications preferred.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, physicians, co-workers and other hospital and physicians' office personnel.
Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.
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At MaineHealth, exceptional people using the latest in advanced innovations help ensure that our northern New England communities are the healthiest they can be. From a full array of telehealth programs to the most sophisticated electronic medical records system, our clinical technology is second to none. But it’s our people who bring these medical advancements to life as they change the lives of the people in the communities we’re proud to serve.
As a non-profit family of high-quality healthcare providers, we’re working together to create strong, vibrant and healthy partnerships. We are an integrated healthcare delivery system made up of the state’s only academic medical center (and largest hospital), a large bio-medical research center, community hospitals, home care agencies, physician practices, an outpatient lab, and diagnostic and surgery centers. In addition to our clinical opportunities, MaineHealth also offers a variety of fulfilling careers in finance, human resources, information services, marketing, support services, and more!
The MaineHealth family of hospitals and healthcare organizations offers outstanding opportunities to work and live in one of the most spectacular areas of our nation. Our ongoing growth and focus on compassionate care mean a choice of challenging and rewarding career opportunities throughout our system – from mid-sized cities and small towns in the mountains to beautiful coastal communities.
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