Medical Central Scheduler

Elgin, IL | Job ID: 62068

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Job Description


As the third-largest health system in Illinois, our client is ranked the largest regional medical groups- made up of more than 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners. Come join their growing team! Due to their expansive growth, they have an immediate need for talented Central Schedulers. The Central Scheduler is responsible for: outpatient and inpatient scheduling, registration and insurance verification functions such as updating computer patient demographic/insurance information and pre-registration and pre-authorization needs.  The Medical Central Scheduler will screen patients as well as provide accurate instructions to prepare patients for examination and procedures. If you are looking to work for an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care to more than 1.2 million residents in Chicago’s western and northwestern suburbs now is your chance!  


Medical Central Scheduler Responsibilities: 

  • Schedules all patients for outpatient procedures including radiology, special procedures, surgical procedures, cardiology, pulmonary and laboratory 

  • Recognizes and utilizes ICD-9 and CPT codes to identify correct procedure based on order 

  • Ensures the prevention of double-booking procedures by the identification of available time increments as defined by the clinical diagnostic area; reschedules and cancels patient appointments as required. 

  • Pre-registers outpatients for outpatient clinical, diagnostic and surgical encounters and pre-admits inpatients for inpatient stays. 

  • Completes pre-registration and pre-admission questionnaires. Verifies insurance requirements and performs cash collection functions 


Medical Central Scheduler Requirements: 

  • High school graduate or GED is required. 

  • 1-2 years of recent medical experience in hospital admissions, patient registration, business office and/or physician’s offices 

  • Strong patient service skills 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 

  • Ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm is preferred. 


If you are qualified and interested in this Central Scheduler position please apply today! 


Thank you,  
Madison Jones 
Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions 
LaSalle Network 


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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.  


LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, marketing, executive search, technology, administrative, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions.