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Surgery Coordinator - Otolaryngology Clinic

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Surgery Coordinator - Otolaryngology Clinic
    Talent Area: Clerical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Otolaryngology Clinic
    Shift: Monday - Friday; 9AM - 6PM
    Job ID: 407520

We are searching for a Surgery Coordinator with our Otolaryngology Clinic at our Medical Center location - someone who works well with others in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform surgery scheduling for multiple subspecialty surgical services as well as assist in the coordination of providers schedules in order to effectively manage patient care, while providing excellent customer care in the clinical setting.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 years healthcare experience (medical assistant, front desk specialist, administrative assistant) required
  • Prior work in a specialty clinic environment preferred
  • Availability to work until 6PM with schedule flexibility.


  • Schedules ancillary appointments, diagnostic tests and follow up appointments per provider orders/requisitions
  • Schedules follow up appointments for post-operative patients
  • Establishes and maintains an efficient system for filing and retrieval of documents on a weekly basis and in a timely manner
  • Ensures that all necessary patient forms are provided and filled out for their surgery
  • Refers all patients with insurance or funding concerns to the financial counselor or prior-authorization department
  • Advises the patient/parent of insurance responsibilities, such as the need to obtain primary care physician referrals if insurance requires them. Refers in-depth financial questions to the appropriate staff
  • Creates, changes and coordinates provider master surgery schedules/templates for new and existing providers
  • Responds to customer questions with prompt information and /or service related to appointment status, wait time, or unanticipated problems while being culturally sensitive

About Texas Children’s

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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