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Plastic Surgery Coordinator - FLOAT - Paramus, West Orange (Full Time)

Schweiger Dermatology

Schweiger Dermatology

Paramus, NJ USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Schweiger Dermatology Group is one of the leading dermatology practices in the country with over 380 healthcare providers and over 110 offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, and Minnesota. Schweiger Dermatology Group provides medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology services with over 1.5 million patient visits in 2023.

Our mission is to create the Ultimate Patient Experience and a great working environment for our providers, support staff and all team members.

Schweiger Dermatology Group has been included in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list for seven consecutive years. Schweiger Dermatology Group has also received Great Place to Work certification. To learn more, click here.

Schweiger Dermatology Group's Ultimate Employee Experience:

  • Multiple office locations, find an opportunity near your home
  • Positive work environment with the tools to need to do your job and grow
  • Full time employees (30+ hours per week) are eligible for:
    • Medical (TeleHeath included), HSA/FSA, Dental, Vision by 1st of the month after hire date
    • Company HSA contribution
    • Eligible for 401K
    • Your birthday is an additional personal holiday
    • Company Sponsored Short Term Disability
    • Pre-tax savings available for public transit commuters
  • Part-time employees (less than 30 hours)
    • Eligible for Dental, Vision, and 401K on 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Employee discounts on Schweiger Dermatology Group skin care products & cosmetic services

Job Summary: Full-Time Plastic Surgery Coordinator at our Paramus and West Orange Office. Previous healthcare experience is required.

Schedule: Full time, 30+ hours per week. Monday: 11am-7pm, Tuesday: 11am-7pm, Wednesday: 8am-4pm, Thursday: 8am-4pm, Friday: 7am-3pm.

Plastic Surgery Coordinator:

  • Patient Coordination: Scheduling surgeries, consultations, and follow-up appointments for patients. This involves liaising with patients to ensure they understand pre-operative instructions and have all necessary information for their procedure.
  • Preoperative Preparation: Assisting patients with pre-operative paperwork, obtaining medical histories, explaining administrative procedures, and providing instructions for pre-operative care. This may also include doing exam room medical intakes and scribing.
  • Administrative Duties: Managing patient records, maintaining electronic medical records (EMRs), billing, and insurance prior authorization processing. This may also involve handling phone calls, EMR task boxes, emails, and other forms of communication with patients and other medical professionals.
  • Surgical Assistance: Assisting the surgeon during procedures by preparing the examination room, sterilizing instruments, and ensuring that all necessary equipment and supplies are available. They may also be responsible for aiding as needed during in-office procedures.
  • Postoperative Care: Providing post-operative instructions to patients, scheduling follow-up appointments, and assisting with post-operative wound care and dressing changes. They may also be responsible for monitoring patients for signs of complications and communicating with the surgeon as needed.
  • Medical Support: Taking patient vital signs, assisting with minor medical procedures such as wound care or suture removal.
  • Maintaining Sterility and Safety: Ensuring that all surgical instruments and equipment are properly sterilized and maintaining a clean and safe surgical environment in accordance with medical standards and protocols.
  • Coordination with Other Healthcare Professionals: Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team, such as nurses, anesthesiologists, and surgical technicians, to coordinate patient care and ensure that all aspects of the surgical process run smoothly.
  • Continuing Education: Staying informed about advancements in plastic surgery techniques, medical technologies, and regulations pertaining to patient care to provide the highest quality of service to patients and support to the surgeon.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years' experience in healthcare in an administrative support or medical assisting role or education substitution required. Experience in Plastic Surgery or Dermatology preferred.
  • Medical office certification or Certified Medical Assistant Preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA & OSHA compliance

Schweiger Dermatology Group, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring process with applicants, whether internal or external, because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class per local, state or federal law.

Schweiger Dermatology Group does not require vaccination for COVID-19 in order to be considered for employment; however, some state guidelines may require that we keep record of your vaccination status on file.