Surgical Coordinator, Neurosurgery
GWU Medical Faculty Associates

Washington, District of Columbia

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Position Summary

Under supervision, schedule and post surgeries, and obtain pre-certification for various medical services performed within the Neurosurgery department. Knowledgeable in all participating third-party carrier policies and procedures regarding pre-certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's mission and MFA's iCare values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.

  • Schedules and post surgeries for physicians in the department in a timely fashion.

  • Ensures the timely scheduling of surgeries, pre-op testing, and post-op testing.

  • Meet or call prospective surgery patients to determine date, time frame, and facility for procedure. Initial contact will be made within 2 business days.

  • Sets, date and location for procedure; arrange preoperative testing and/or exam.

  • Prepares and provide pre-op patient packet either in person, mail, or e-mail.

  • Answer telephone lines; make, reschedule, or cancel appointments forward or take messages as needed.

  • Schedules post-op appointments at the point of scheduling the surgery.

  • Maintains updated and accurate notes in electronic medical record concerning all billing and insurance information.

  • Contacts third party carriers to verify insurance benefits and obtains pre-authorization for all procedures.



  • College degree required or equivalent training and work experience.


  • At least one year of responsible health care accounting/financial analysis or pre-certification is needed.
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry, physician billing practices, and third-party reimbursement.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of federal and state regulations, insurance policies, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with automated accounts receivable software.
  • MS Word and Excel proficient.
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills are required.
  • Clinical background is preferred.


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