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Internal Scheduler

Company: Pace of Southwest Michigan
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:We are seeking an experienced full-time Internal Scheduler - to join our team! Apply today with PACE of Southwest Michigan!We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, that includes medical, dental, 403B, PTO, holidays off (w/pay) and a M-F work schedule. PACE, which stands for Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, is a unique option for older adults who wish to remain in their home as they age. Our goal is to provide senior community members with the care, medical treatment and support they need to achieve the highest quality of life.This position requires a dynamic individual, who enjoys working in an environment that encourages developing relationships with our participants and their caregivers, where a team focused approach to care is the cornerstone of our organization.Job SummaryProviding customer service and performing scheduling support in an efficient manner in accordance with established procedures as directed by the Scheduling Transportation Supervisor. SpecificationsKey Responsibilities-- Responsible for scheduling participant appointments, coordinating transportation and authorizations for services-- Reports to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) appointment schedules. Works with staff to ensure that authorization for services have been obtained-- Serves as a liaison between Clinic Operations Manager, Clinic Staff and Transportation Coordinator on appointments and communication with family and caregivers of participants-- Ensures that all participant information is documented, and all compliance paperwork guidelines are being met-- Communicates with contracted providers as appropriate-- Produces schedule for in-house dental and audiology appointments-- Maintain monthly calendar for participant appointments-- Abides by all established PACE of Southwest Michigan policies, rules and regulations-- All other duties as assignedPM20Requirements:Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Related Associates degree preferred. Experience: High-level computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Experience in a clerical scheduling position preferred.Number/Type of Employees Supervised: NoneLicensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Valid MI driver's license preferredSpecial Training: Only acts within scope of practice. Meet a standardized set of orientation and/or individual competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Southwest Michigan, and approved by CMS before working independently. Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.Specific Requirements and Considerations: May be subject to exposure and handling of infectious waste, diseases, conditions or hazardous chemicals, etc., including potential exposure to TB, AIDS, and/or Hepatitis B. Ages of Patients Rendered Care: Adult, Geriatric Skills and Knowledge-- Functions as a member of the team-- Works with co-workers to achieve shared goals-- Accepts directions and constructive feedback from supervisor and clinic providers-- Excellent attention to organizational details-- Communication skills must be excellent when communicating to clinic staff-- Ability to multi-task-- Advanced ability in the use of computer software, correspondence skills, report writing and telecommunications Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently move up to 50 pounds and perform physical demands expected while providing medical care for an elderly population. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to focus. Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position. PI201775366

Keywords: Pace of Southwest Michigan, South Bend , Internal Scheduler, Other , Saint Joseph, Indiana

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