Operations Coordinator

US, US, MI - Ann Arbor

Minimum Level of Education Required: High School/Equivalent

Percentage of Travel: No travel required

Location: MI - Ann Arbor

Ref#: 16362

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Job Description
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Schedules cases for and maintains relationships with, the scheduling offices of our client surgeons and hospitals.

Responsibilities:
* Handle incoming calls on the scheduling line, email requests coming into the scheduling mailbox and faxed requests coming into the Scheduling fax, taking detailed information from those requests required for scheduling our services following the scheduling form to collect all required details
* Accurately enters cases where IONM coverage is requested into the scheduler application
* Handle shifts managing the scheduling email inbox and the scheduling fax, entering or making designated changes to those cases as the emails and faxes dictate
* Follows Scheduling Procedures and check offs (see Impulse Monitoring Scheduling and Customer Service Policy and Procedure.doc) responsible for, neurophysiologist notifications of next day and emergent cases, confirmation of all next day cases and making sure regularly scheduled ‘check-in’ calls are made with special clients
* Develops and maintains relationships with our surgeon and hospital schedulers, customizing case scheduling routines to their needs and wants
* Makes sure any client issues are addressed to the clients satisfaction and that those issues are documented
* Coordinates with after-hours answering service on call schedule, regional configurations and dispatch policy

We are looking for a professional and personable individual to handle the scheduling of intraoperative nueromonitoring for surgical cases. Scheduling requests are taken via phone, email and fax. This person will fulfill scheduling requests from the Ann Arbor, MI office and provide assistance to our billing department by gathering ICD9 coding and insurance coverage information for our patients. Strong communication and customer service skills are very important as this person will be speaking constantly with our hospital and surgeon clients. Attention to detail is also a must; this person will be obtaining clinical information required for patient care and entering that information in our scheduling system. Familiarity with medical terminology and/or experience in the medical field is a plus. Candidates must have a quiet home office and a broadband internet connection.
Basic Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
  • Two to five years progressively responsible office experience, including a minimum of six months previous data entry responsibilities.
  • Work requires the demonstrated ability to read and write well enough to proof business correspondence for typographical errors and spelling as typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma plus two years of college or business school or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required in order to communicate effectively with sales and technical support staff, and with customers.
  • Typing and proofing requires the demonstrated ability to read and concentrate for up to fifty percent of work time.
  • Ability to move about for up to fifteen percent of work time in order to file information, photocopy materials, and so forth.
  • Analytical skills and systematic work habits necessary in order to perform clerical and typing tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, communicate and work effectively with others in order to clarify decisions for data entry.
  • Demonstrated ability to be versatile, to be flexible and to plan when performing work and meeting deadlines.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment where there is little physical discomfort due to such causes as temperature, dust, or noise.
  • Typing and proofing requires the demonstrated ability to read and concentrate for up to fifty percent of work time.
  • Includes moving about for up to fifteen percent of work time in order to file information, photocopy materials, and so forth.

Preferred Qualifications

NuVasive Clinical Services is a leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services to surgeons and healthcare facilities, through the acquisitions of Impulse Monitoring and Biotronic NeuroNetwork. Surgeons have enhanced surgical monitoring and oversight capabilities through neurophysiological data gathered via broadband transmission. IONM technology gives those in the operating room real-time insight into the nervous system, which can help surgeons reduce surgical risk by providing critical information and alerts throughout the procedure. This neural function monitoring helps decrease the chance of nerve damage to the patient and promotes patient safety during surgery. NuVasive Clinical Services is expected to serve more than 90,000+ cases annually in the U.S. From over 450 highly trained neurophysiologists in the operating room, to technicians and scheduling staff available 24/7, NuVasive Clinical Services can help support improved clinical outcomes.

NuVasive Clinical Services is a division within NuVasive, Inc., a world leader in minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated spine solutions. From complex spinal deformity to degenerative spinal conditions, NuVasive is transforming spine surgery with innovative technologies designed to deliver reproducible and clinically proven surgical outcomes. NuVasive's highly differentiated, procedurally-integrated solutions include access instruments, implantable hardware and software systems for surgical planning and reconciliation technology that centers on achieving the global alignment of the spine. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries around the world. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.

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NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.
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