Job Description

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Req # 24440

Surgery Clinic · Comprehensive Healthcare Center (CHC)


Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week, Days

(16) $13.91 - $22.25

Reporting to the Director of Nursing, the Surgical Coordinator ensures appropriateness of referrals and facilitates the process of placement into the correct clinic appointment based on patient's needs. This position will be tasked with handling incoming referrals to the surgery clinic by reviewing, authorizing and coordinating all aspects of surgical specialty referral alignment to correct services by following criteria and guidelines discerned as the appropriate protocol for the referral. This position is responsible for obtaining referral request documentation, compiling all pertinent medical data and supporting documentation and verifying referral appropriateness to surgical specialty or aligning to appropriate specialty.


Requires a high school diploma or GED. Prefer an Associate's degree in Healthcare Management or related degree. Must have a minimum of one (1) year of patient medical referral processing or related experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer experience in a surgery center, medical office or other healthcare organization. Must successfully complete a Bilingual Assistant course within 12 months of hire. Prefer certification as Medical Assistant, RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician), RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or similar healthcare certification. Must have knowledge in navigating through Epic and EHR systems to pull relevant data. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Must have knowledge of medical terminology. Must have the ability to maintain confidential patient information, accuracy of documentation and attention to detail. Requires basic math, data entry, and keyboarding skills. Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Bi-lingual in Spanish required, including fluent oral and written. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling & punctuation. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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