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Central Scheduling Representative

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Staffing / Scheduling Job ID: JR35819 Date posted: 11/15/2023
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

40 hpw; Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Job Description:


Responsible for verification of complete orders, selection of the correct procedure / test to be done based on the physician order, verifying insurance eligibility, checking medical necessity of test against diagnosis, referral and/or authorization verification and co-payment identification.   Responsibilities also include taking patient phone calls to schedule or reschedule appointments, verifying and obtaining accurate patient demographic information, providing exam preparation instructions, and informing patients of any co-payment responsibilities.  This is all done as efficiently and quickly as possible while maintaining a pleasant and helpful demeanor and ensuring that all procedures are followed in a manner that is consistent. This position works closely with the departments it schedules for as well as with physician offices.  Performs clerical duties as assigned by and under the direct supervision of the Central Scheduling Supervisor. 

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required

A minimum of 2 years Patient Access /Patient Registration, Scheduling, Patient Accounts, or Physician Office experience required, in which there was direct hands on of verification of eligibility, obtaining referrals and authorizations, and/or registration of demographic and insurance information.  Medical terminology is required.  Problem solving, customer service with strong interpersonal skills.  Must type accurately 30 WPM. Meditech experience a plus.  Ability to work quickly and interact in a helpful, pleasant and courteous manner.  A majority of the position is working in a call center like atmosphere taking calls from patients one after another.  The ability to stay seated without interruption or distraction is required.



Physical/Environmental Requirements

This job requires mostly sitting, with periodically walking to fax if needed, some bending, reaching, standing, and lifting not more than 10 lbs. Constant use of hearing, sight speech and touch.  Frequent keyboard and telephone use. Constant concentration and problem solving.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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