Surgical Coordinator

PMG General Surgery

8:00am-5:00pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:


General Description:
Under the direction of the NBMS/PMG Site Manager, this position is responsible for scheduling and coordination of surgical procedures, obtaining insurance authorizations, tracking pre-operative labs and clearances, submitting all hospital and wound care charges, assisting front office staff with referrals and/or authorizations, and all other duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Schedules and coordinates all inpatient and outpatient procedures with the PMC OR Scheduler and in the practice EMR system.
  • Schedules any equipment and/or representatives necessary based on procedure scheduled. Maintains consistent communication with patients before and after surgical dates to answer any questions and provide excellent patient care.
  • Obtains all insurance authorizations required for procedures done at the hospital and in the physician's office.
  • Tracks all pre-operative labs, along with medical, cardiac, and dental clearances prior to surgery date while meeting the required deadlines of the Operating Room.
  • Submits all hospital and wound care charges for proper billing. Works with billing team to assist with any required information from physicians to ensure correct and timely filing.
  • Assists front office staff with new patient referrals, scheduling and obtaining authorizations for office visits.
  • Verifies all patients are scheduled for post op visits, home health and/or Physical Therapy as necessary.
  • If Medical Assistant Certified, may assist with Medical Assistant responsibilities as needed.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Formal Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:
  • 1 year to < 2 years related experience required.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred.

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