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Scheduling & Charge Entry Clerk-Operating Room

Company: Wyoming Medical Center
Location: Casper
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

As a member of the Wyoming Medical Center health care team, the Scheduling/Charging Clerk is responsible for accurate, timely and thorough charging of procedures and supplies in the Surgical Services departments. She/he is responsible for scheduling patients for Surgical Services and for communicating with other team members regarding schedules, to help maintain customer flow in a timely, courteous, and cost-effective manner. She/he also provides a variety of clerical support services including data collection, reporting, and documentation activities as needed.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The employee shall comply with all safety and health standards, and all rules, regulations, and orders which are applicable to the individual's own position, actions, and conduct.Enters charges into HSM and STAR systems, or other software and applications in use for Surgical Services.Works with manager and staff to assure accurate and timely capture of all patient charges.Completes audit of previous day's charges.Prepares statistical reports for Manager/Director and for Finance.Collects data for Surgical Services regarding (e.g. flash sterilization reports, lab specimen accession reports, case volumes, turnover data, etc.) and provides information to Manager/Director.Participates in Lean Methodology activities for Surgical Services.Supports data entry toHealth Streamfor department staff.Participates in Preference card builds and maintenance.Maintains working knowledge of basic computer systems in use in Surgical Services. Accurately enters information into computer systems. Coordinates activities and/or projects utilizing more complex computer applications.Assembles, files, and procures documents.Practices good customer service skills in person and on the telephone: courteous, greets customer upon entry, does whatever necessary to meet customer expectations.Practices quality management according to applicable regulatory standards and guidelines, e.g. The Joint Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), etc.Keeps current on WMC policies.Compiles and prepares reports.Prepares and distributes correspondence.Acts as a preceptor for new personnel during orientation.Demonstrates professional working relationship within and outside of Surgical Services.Practices optimal customer service skills with physician office staff.Demonstrates functional skills in daily routines for appropriate patient flow.Uses computerized scheduling program with ease and skill.Is responsible for scheduling of operative procedures accurately and completely.Demonstrates appropriate and timely communication of conflicts or problems related to procedural requirements, equipment, supplies, and operating suites.Assists in coordinating prehospitalization visits, diagnostic testing, and consultations or referrals as necessary.Provides the daily surgical schedule to patient care areas.Organizes and prioritizes to meet time lines of schedules.Practices high level of confidentiality in compliance with policy.Applies a working knowledge of all Surgical Services processes in order to ease patient flow.Performs full range of computer functions necessary for perioperative management.Performs duties and assignments as a Surgical Services team member.Performs all duties in awareness that (i) work is in a surgical setting with high stress periods due to continuous change in workload; (ii) employees frequently will be at risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens from blood, body fluids, and tissue; and (iii) employees occasionally may be exposed to communicable disease through wound, skin, and respiratory contact with patients.Performs other duties as requested.

Keywords: Wyoming Medical Center, Casper , Scheduling & Charge Entry Clerk-Operating Room, Other , Casper, Wyoming

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