The Special Procedures Coordinator/Physician Liaison manages the scheduling of Radiation Oncology special procedures (i.e., IORT, Brachytherapy,) performed by Radiation Oncologists as a team with physicians/surgeons in other departments; in addition, the Special Procedures Coordinator/Physician Liaison will perform the role of Physician Liaison, assisting the Attendings with their daily schedules.
Coordinates treatment procedures/dates/times with radiation oncologists/surgeons/ physician practices/ambulatory surgery/treatment machines and ensures procedures are completed and/or scheduled in a timely manner - 30%
Assembles documentation pertinent to patients' clinical information-i.e., referring physician notes, labs, consents, diagnostic imaging, pathology and other documents necessary for an office visit and/or medical treatment - 20%
Maintains ongoing tracking and appropriate documentation on referrals and procedures - 15%
Confirms/contacts insurance providers/billing manager to ensure prior approval requirements are met, ensuring complete and accurate patient demographic/intake - 15%
Manages physician/patient correspondence, MD schedules, phone communication, scanning and/or practice administrative support services - 10%
Provides medical documentation to financial services to maximize reimbursement to the hospital and physicians - 10%
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training, and experience, plus three years of related experience
Ability to communicate in Spanish with a large Hispanic patient population
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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