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Medical Scheduler- CT/ Diagnostic Coordinator

Company: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

It may sound clich, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role, each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for every one of our patients. If this sounds like you, please reach out to us. We can't wait to hear your story.

Compass Oncology strives to provide the best care possible for our community. By offering a multitude of services, our patients don't have to worry about navigating their care with multiple practices. One such service is CT Imaging for patients To help support this department, we are looking for a CT/Diagnostic Imaging Scheduler to join our patient care team. Working out of our Rose Quarter Cancer Center, this person will help to coordinate CT appointments for our West Cancer Center, Rose Quarter Clinic, as well as our Mobile CT Unit. Medical office experience, especially with radiologic or diagnostic imaging experience, would be incredibly helpful for this person to find success. More importantly, though, this person needs to be a quick learner, highly organized, and maintain high levels of customer service even in the most chaotic of situations.

Employment Type: Full-Time, 40 hr/week
Location: Rose Quarter Cancer Center

Salary: $17.85-$25.81 Per Hour

JOB SCOPE:

Under general supervision, performs all clerical, secretarial and data management functions of the CT/Diagnostic Imaging department. Assists with all duties in regard to authorization, reimbursement and maintains relationships with other specialty providers involved in patient care. Initiates and/or maintains accurate logs of all patients referred for scans. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports CT scheduling and coordination for all clinical sites.
  • Obtains authorization from insurance carrier for all required/special services.
  • Works with CT Technologists, referring physicians, and multiple sites to ensure that information is received on a timely basis.
  • Gathers and verifies all specialty billings. Maintains expense logs up to date for each case. Monitors accounts closely for correct billing and proper account setup for start and stop dates for case rate, including account follow up on all unpaid and incorrect paid claims.
  • Monitors and updates changes made by insurance carriers to ensure correct billing and timely payments.
  • Works collaboratively with finance, administration, and program staff to refine billing tracking and collections systems.
  • Maintains patient data files for easy retrieval and review. Prepares weekly patient tracking forms and submits electronically; distributes appropriately.
  • Provides initial triage of incoming phone calls to the CT program.
  • Accurate ordering of department materials and supplies.
    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Prefer one to three (1-3) years in one or more of the following areas:
      • Medical Office Scheduling
      • Diagnostic Scheduling
      • Medical transcription
      • Medical assistance

        More About The Company
        Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!

        As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 89 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.

        To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at https://compassoncology.com/

        Our Benefits:

        When you feel supported, both from a health and financial wellness perspective, you have the energy and motivation to make good things happen - whether it is caring for patients, caring for yourself and your family, or giving back to your community. That's why Compass Oncology offers a full suite of competitive benefits that support your physical, mental and financial well-being. From health and wellness programs, to retirement education and plans, we give you the tools to make great choices for your health and financial wellbeing now and in the future.

        For benefit-eligible employees who work 20 hours or greater, we proudly offer the following:

        • Medical , Dental, Vision, Life and Disability
        • HSA and Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Critical Illness, Hospital, and Legal Plans
        • PTO and Holiday Plans
        • Retirement Savings Plans
        • Robust Wellness Program and Incentives
        • EAP
        • Perks
        • Jeans Fridays!
          For more details: Compass Employee Benefits

          The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

          PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time; also stooping, bending and stretching for files and supplies. Occasionally lifting files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, operate a calculator, telephone, copier and other such office equipment. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. It is necessary to view and type on computer screens for prolonged periods of time.

          WORK ENVIRONMENT:

          The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment. Involves contact with patients and public.

Keywords: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Portland , Medical Scheduler- CT/ Diagnostic Coordinator, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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