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Diagnostic Scheduler-Cancer Care Institute
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Part time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours


Department: CCI Cancer Care Institute
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

This position involves working with patients in the outpatient setting who are receiving oncology treatment or infusion therapy. Will work in close coordination with our clinical staff and providers to schedule appointments; this includes office visits, diagnostic/ancillary services, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and infusion. Responsible for the coordination and completion of all scheduling and admission functions associated with oncology and infusion services. Must have excellent customer service skills with patients, co-workers, nurses, and providers.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Schedules appointments in the computer per testing guidelines, and makes all attempts to meet the customer`s expectations.
  • Reviews pre-authorizations, re-authorizations or insurance verifications with clients as indicated.
  • Reviews patient records, physician orders, protocols, and patient data to demonstrate ability for interpretation of subjective and objective information for patient assessment and order validation. Seeks guidance from management team as needs are identified.
  • Accurately and efficiently assigns ICD-9 diagnosis codes, reviews medical necessity for designated tests/procedures and works with Healthcare providers to ensure accurate reimbursement according to Medicare guidelines.
  • Prioritizes incoming phone calls and faxes from patients/families and other medical personnel and walk-in visitors.
  • Coordinates immediate processing of any stat needs.
  • Completes and submits charge tickets per protocol.
  • Participates in orientation of new staff. Assists and supports staff/students as evidenced by observation and feedback. Takes on extended job functions. Involved with staff development or program development.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

    Experience - 1+ years of Healthcare Experience; 1+ years of Scheduling Experience
    Education - Associates degree in HealthcarePhysical Requirements:
    Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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