Job: Test Scheduler (Imaging)

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Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Breast Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement:  To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview:  We are looking for experienced healthcare workers to join our imaging/hospital procedure Test Scheduling team.  Our Test Schedulers coordinate imaging tests for patients and work directly with patients, physicians, and insurance companies on a daily basis.  This is a full-time, day position working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule CT's, PETs Scans, Mammograms, Bone Scans, MRI's and other tests with contracted facilities.
  • Schedule Biopsies, Port Placements, Surgeries, and procedures with contracted hospitals and surgery centers.
  • Schedule patient appointments at other physician offices.
  • Schedule CTs at our facilities and maintain the CT schedule.
  • Obtain prior authorizations from patient's insurance.
  • Obtain necessary laboratory tests associated with procedures.
  • Utilize phone and internet to schedule tests and obtain authorizations.
  • Communicate with patients, facilities and co-workers in a professional, courteous and friendly manner.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good rapport with patients and co-workers.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and multitask.
  • Ability to remain accurate.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to show initiative.
  • Stable work history.
  • Must have a professional appearance and promote confidence and friendliness.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision but has the ability to follow defined protocol.

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 years' documented experience with imaging and/or hospital procedure scheduling.
  • Prior insurance authorization for such tests.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; additional education preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, 401K and a caring work environment. We are an E.O.E.

Please visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"