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Surgical Support Coordinator

San Antonio, TX 78240

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Temp To Full-Time Job Category: None Job Number: 53830

Job Description

Branch: 38

JO: 53830

Now HIRING Surgical Support Coordinator in San Antonio, TX.  Temp-to-Hire.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of care consistent with established standards and practices.
  • Review with patient, their medications and health history; may impact surgical clearance from other care providers.
  • Coordinate tasks associated with case scheduling to include completion of all required pre-surgery/procedure tasks, based on
  • type of case:
  • Coordinate pre-operative appointments with/for the patient.
  • Notify any needed representatives of surgery case (e.g., Vendors, First Assists etc.)
  • Confirm/verify if a special product needs to be ordered for the case.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and authorize pre-operative clearance testing and any diagnostic imaging, (e.g., CT,MRI, US, X-Ray)
  • Complete & send all required scheduling documentation to surgical facility (include authorization/pending authorization info)
  • Complete and send History and Physical, surgical order, and any required documentation to physician for review/signature.
  • Complete & send surgical facility consent form with patient & physician signature.
  • May manage “Global Period” alerts in EMR and/or Practice Management System for applicable surgeries.
  • Scan any surgery documents into EMR as applicable (e.g., signed surgery orders, consents, cardiac
  • Review with patient name of procedure/surgery to be performed.
  • Review with patient any embedded protocols, notifications and/or tasks to be completed.
  • Discuss with patient any/all preparations including bowel preps.
  • Confirm surgery scheduled date with the patient, facility and anesthesia.
  • Requests and ensures appropriate authorizations are obtained in a timely/effective manner for all scheduled.
  • procedures/surgeries.

    - For insured patients, determines necessary authorization and pre-certification for surgery and other necessary surgical services with the proper Procedure (CPT) and Diagnosis codes (ICD-10}

    - Reviews, audits, and adheres to medical policy as outlined by payors to ensure accurate authorization and ensure no delay in reimbursement

    - Serve as a patient advocate and serves as a liaison between the patient, payor, office, and facility to answer questions and escalate issues.

   -  Maintains working knowledge of surgical authorization requirements to prevent delays and denials.


Must have High School Diploma or GED.

Must have 3 yrs. current of experience working with a surgeon in a full-service capacity for the patient from financial coordination to surgical procedure.

Shift: Monday-Friday office hours

Pay: $22 an hour


TMD Staffing is a trusted provider of staffing and recruiting services in Texas and Maryland for over 30 years. Our team works closely with job seekers to help them identify and land the right jobs for them. With TMD Staffing, you can get your foot in the door at top employers and choose from temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire jobs. Whether your goal is immediate income or a long-term career strategy, our experts are here to assist. 

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