Central Appointment Scheduler
Central Appointment Scheduler
Las Vegas Nevada 89169
Nevada Kidney Disease and Hypertension Center (NKDHC) is rapidly becoming Nevada’s largest premier group of private practice physicians specializing in the field of Nephrology. We provide superior care to individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease. For over 30 years, we have enjoyed the trust of patients and the respect of the local communities in Las Vegas and the surrounding areas. Please visit us at http://www.nkdhc.net.
Central Appointment Scheduler (CAS)
The Central Appointment Scheduler (CAS) provides support and service to the administrative offices. Services patients by scheduling appointments, making effective use of physician’s time and communicating information between patients and referring physician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned):
· Schedule appointments for new and established patients.
· Request medical records from referring physicians.
· Scan medical records received from referring physicians into AthenaNet.
· Monitor referrals and communicate scheduled appointments with referring physician.
· Mail designated packets to new patients prior to initial appointment.
· Input new patient accounts into AthenaNet data base.
· Serve as liaison between referring physician and patient.
· Perform general clerical tasks including answering and transferring phones, retrieving voicemail, email, and supplying the fax machine with toner and paper.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
· Math Ability:
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
· Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
· Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheets, E-Mail and Internet Software would be helpful; requires a minimum typing speed of 35 wpm.
· Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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