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Scheduling Specialist I, Bilingual - Spanish

Job Title Scheduling Specialist I, Bilingual - Spanish Location Work from Home Job Category Customer Services Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Patient Access Services Team Date posted 05/15/2024 Job ID R-56627

Job Summary

Answer incoming calls and make outgoing calls with the intent of scheduling patients, ensuring a match of physician-specific scheduling guidelines with patient appointment preferences. Collects and maintains accurate, basic patient information relating to registration and insurance. Answers all non-scheduling related questions and directs non-scheduling calls to the appropriate department.

Job Duties

Patient Contact Center hours of operation are Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm

Experience Preferred:

Medical terminology

Computer Knowledge including - Ability to toggle among programs / navigating multiple monitors/screens

  • Completes all appointment scheduling, cancellation and confirmation requests by matching patient preferences with documented, physician or diagnostic specific scheduling guidelines to provide the first available appointment in conjunction with patient preferences for time, date and location of each appointment.
  • Coordinates and completes accurate basic registration, demographic and insurance information to ensure timely and accurate payment for services while scheduling appointments.
  • Provides one-call resolution whenever possible.
  • Processes multi-channel messages related to patient and physician requests such as appointments, referrals, prescriptions and complaints.
  • Achieves and maintains quality and service goals related to contact center metrics.
  • Functions as a team member to organize and prioritize responsibilities to complete daily work assignments.
  • Assists with training initiatives for new hires.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Position Details

Internet requirements:

Employee required to have/supply: Cable modem, (high speed, only - No DSL or Wireless Cellular Service or Satellite Service) The minimum requirement is:

  • •25 MBPS UP
  • •75 MBPS DOWN
  • •<150 ms Ping Required
  • •<30ms Jitter Required

Computer must be connected to the internet via Ethernet cable; wifi is not permitted unless a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is used for the wifi connection


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)


Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)


Customer Service; Computer Literacy; Communication

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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