Refractive Surgery Coordinator Salary
The average wage for a Refractive Surgery Coordinator is $18.63 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
|Total Pay (||$30,795 - $53,103|
|Hourly Rate||$12.50 - $24.19|
|Total Pay (||$30,795 - $53,103|
Job Description for Refractive Surgery Coordinator
A refractive surgery coordinator works in the office of an ophthalmologist offering surgery such as LASIK to improve patients' vision so that the need for glasses or contact lenses is minimized or eliminated. The coordinator may have specific sales goals, with commission potentially given based on the coordinator’s success. The refractive surgery coordinator follows up with leads and addresses any patient concerns, as well as performs front desk duties such as greeting customers, answering phone calls and scheduling appointments. The coordinator may also help people to obtain financing for the surgery or gain insurance authorization. Communication with various insurance companies may be performed by the coordinator.Read More...
A background in sales or marketing is usually preferred for refractive surgery coordinator positions, and a minimum of an associate's or bachelor’s degree may be needed as well. Refractive surgery coordinators must have strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, and they need to be able to use basic office equipment such as phones, computers and fax machines. It is usually preferable to have knowledge of medical terms and procedures, especially those related to vision.
Refractive surgery coordinators generally work during regular office hours, although weekend hours may be required depending on their practice's hours of operation.
Refractive Surgery Coordinator Tasks
- Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, intake and insurance forms.
- Schedule, confirm and maintain patient laser surgeries appointments.
- Handles administration duties of office; ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with insurance provider and financing options.
- Explain objectives and procedures to patients or forward questions to ophthalmologist if needed.
Pay by Experience Level for Refractive Surgery Coordinator
Pay by Experience for a Refractive Surgery Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Refractive Surgery Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Refractive Surgery Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Refractive Surgery Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 8 salaries. A Refractive Surgery Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 9 salaries.
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