Scheduling Coordinator-PN

Lexington Urology
Full Time
Day Shift
Mon-Thurs 8am - 5pm, Friday 8am - 12pm

Sign On Bonus: 0 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice providers at nearly 80 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer. From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Job Summary

Performs advanced scheduling functions in the appointment scheduling system applications. Ensures that all provider schedules are accurately loaded in a timely manner. Works very closely with the office manager/medical office supervisor, business office staff, clinical staff and all providers to enhance the workflow of the entire department. Greets patients and visitors, answers telephone and performs a variety of routine duties. Performs advanced scheduling functions including the loading of new appointment schedules, loading changes to previously loaded schedules, and coordinating provider schedules. Provides daily oversight for appointment scheduling team operations and coordinates appointment scheduling team activities.

Some offices/departments may require the Scheduling Coordinator-PN to perform order-entry tasks with second sign-off by provider, as needed or assigned by the Manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Years of work experience in a related area that demonstrates professionalism, inclusive of the ability to work well with others, provide outstanding customer service to patients and handle stressful situations in a constructive manner. 
  • Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
  • Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
  • Required Training: Prior experience utilizing  medical terminology and CRT in a physician practice setting;  Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel.);  6 Month training/probationary period to demonstrate proficiency.

Essential Functions

  • Oversight of appointment scheduling for one or more providers.
  • Manage work-flow of all appointment scheduling procedures including, but not limited to:   
    • Ensuring the proper pre-registration of new patients into the system    
    • Follow up on reports to ensure accuracy of patient schedules and call-backs to  patients as needed             
    • Loading new schedule templates          
    • Rescheduling patients due to provider absences (planned and unplanned)   
    • Notifying key departments of call changes        
    • Apply clerical and clinical knowledge for the purposes of scheduling patient appointments
  • May be responsible for order entry duties associated with scheduling.  May enter in accordance with Epic based order entry capabilities. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answer telephone, schedule appointments, provide call transfers to appropriate area as needed, and generally assist patients with questions.
  • Serve as the designated trainer to coworkers for all activities related to the appointment schedule.
  • Provide trouble-shooting and problem resolution for hard-to-find and/or work-in appointments.
  • Perform schedule accuracy audits as necessary.
  • Exhibit proficiency in other front office clerical areas of the physician practice.
  • Must fill-in when needed at other clerical areas as requested by management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina