Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator Salary
Women account for the majority of Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $17.73 per hour. Most Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and over a third earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Bonus||$204.26 - $7,955|
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|$26,998 - $48,459|
|Hourly Rate||$12.38 - $22.18|
|Overtime||$17.97 - $31.83|
|Bonus||$204.26 - $7,955|
|Total Pay (||$26,998 - $48,459|
Job Description for Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator
Ophthalmic surgery coordinators are responsible for establishing and coordinating schedules and other activities within a clinic, as well as coordinating between the clinic, surgeon, and surgery center to inform each of changes and requirements as they occur. These coordinators implement programs such as AdvancedMD or EyeDoc Software to keep accurate records and schedules, so intermediate computer skills are often required for this position. In addition to creating surgery schedules, ophthalmic surgery coordinators are also required to change and optimize schedules based on staff requests or requirements, which requires strong verbal and written communication skills. They may also be required to scan and categorize patients' history and medical paperwork, as well as any paperwork created for surgery.Read More...
Ophthalmic surgery coordinators should maintain a positive attitude at all times when interacting with coworkers or patients both on and off the job, and creative skills and the ability to think on their feet are also beneficial for this position. A detail-oriented mindset and the ability to remained organized and focused are essential in this work, as is the ability to multitask while maintaining organizational standards. A bachelor’s degree and two years of medical support service with a focus in ophthalmic surgery scheduling are generally required for this position, and applicants should also be familiar with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator Tasks
- Schedule, confirm and maintain patient ophthalmic 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.
- Interview patients to complete documents, case histories, intake and insurance forms.
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Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator
Pay by Experience for an Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ophthalmic 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 $39,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmic Surgery Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 29 salaries. An Ophthalmic 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 14 salaries.
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