Clinical Scheduler

Yale University
Full Time
New Haven, CT 06519 (Hill area)+1 location
Posted 1 day ago
Job description

Clinical Scheduler

Dermatology - Administration 73660BR

University Job Title

Clinical Receptionist 2

Bargaining Unit

L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)

Time Type

Full time

Duration Type

Regular

Compensation Grade

Labor Grade C

Wage Ranges

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Work Location

Medical School Campus

Worksite Address

789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Work Week

Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Searchable Job Family

Secretarial

Total # of hours to be worked:

37.5

Position Focus:

Dermatology Call Center scheduler receives high volume of incoming calls for multiple locations. Schedules appointments for multiple providers at different locations.

Essential Duties

1. Answers telephone calls and assess urgency of call. Provides assistance or directs caller to appropriate person, contacting physician/nurse directly for urgent needs. Provides assistance to other receptionists in screening patient calls. 2. Provides specialized information related to section, policies, procedures, insurance and services. Assists patients with the completion of forms. 3. Builds monthly provider master schedules and clinic calendars from established sources and verifies provider sessions worked. Modifies master schedules to accommodate time off, extra patients, hospital emergencies, etc. Creates patient bump lists as necessary due to last minute provider call outs. 4. Schedules patient appointments and resolves scheduling conflicts. Notifies patients of changes/cancellations and prioritizes urgency of appointments for rescheduling. May schedule patients into clinical research studies. 5. Receives patients and visitors. Secures names and needs and directs accordingly. Updates patient information and verifies insurance information, level of services and tracks referrals when necessary. Initiates billing process by completing patient encounter forms and accepts and processes fee for service payments. 6. Books diagnostic tests and specialized appointments for patients at hospitals and other medical facilities and ensures patients are provided with necessary paperwork and specialized instructions for procedures. 7. Schedules surgical procedures for patients. Coordinates available dates for surgery and scheduling of pre and post operative exams and lab work. Obtains and distributes necessary paperwork and maintains system to track completion. Coordinates surgery schedule changes as necessary. 8. Schedules and coordinates departmental meetings, classes, clinics, conferences, etc. 9. Utilizes computer input and retrieve data. Merges and manipulates data to generates complex reports. Compiles and maintains clinical and patient statistical data and produces summaries and reports. 10. Keyboards correspondence, clinical information, reports, publicity material, educational handouts etc. Composes general written material. 11. Obtains patient charts, medical records and lab reports and verifies for completeness. 12. Sorts, screens and distributes incoming mail. Prioritizes and ensures completion of medical forms by clinical staff. Coordinates interdepartmental communication including distribution of medical records and reports. 13. Establishes and maintains filing systems. 14. Maintains inventory of office supplies and educational material. 15. May oversee and instruct support staff. Ensures adequate coverage of reception desk. 16. Performs additional functions incidental to office activities.

Required Education and Experience

Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Strong computer skills. Flexibility to come in early/stay late according to practice needs. Demonstrated proficiency in a medical/clinical environment handling phones or front desk. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with faculty and staff at all levels.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Proven strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work productively and independently under pressure with constant and varied interruptions and manage a broad variety of tasks and shifting priorities in a changing environment. Demonstrated strong communication skills both written and oral, to effectively inform and understand patient needs.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Strong attention to accuracy and timeliness. Excellent attendance. References indicating an excellent record of attendance.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated resourceful team player. Proven ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Highly motivated team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills with an excellence on customer service in dealing with patient, physicians, and staff.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Epic preferred, not required.

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

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Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

EEO Statement:

University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.

Inquiries concerning Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA).



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