Sample Job Description for Surgical Coordinator

This sample job description template for the position of Surgical Coordinator will help you prepare a real JD for this opening in your organization:

Job Title: Surgical Coordinator

Location of the job: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44221

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Premier Retina practice seeks a Surgical Coordinator/​Medical Administrative Assistant for its Manhattan office.​ Skilled applicant will provide confidential administrative and secretarial support exercising judgment to maximize efficiency and accuracy of schedules, meetings, and data gathering analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May coordinates transfer of patients from other hospitals as necessary.
  • Schedules patient appointments to assigned service or department. Verifies patient demographics for presentation to insurance carriers.
  • Provides physicians and support staff with up-to-date practice schedules as requested.
  • Under direction of supervisor and/or clinical support staff, makes adjustments to schedules to reflect provider’s time away from practice or changes in treatment protocols.
  • Schedules or registers all patient appointments based on established protocols, including insurance verification.
  • Arranges patient pre-testing with appropriate department.
  • Records hospital reservation and pre-admit data in prevailing institutional system (currently CERNER).
  • Documents all requests for assigned service and forwards the request to the appropriate staff or physician for follow up.
  • Performs other related duties.

Position Requirements:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent customer relations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of third party billing required.
  • Medical office experience required.