Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Physician Office Liaison (POL

    Job Location US-CA-Encinitas
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit



    Facility Description: We are a four operating room facility. Close to the beach located in the heart of Encinitas. Not currently open on the weekends. Fast pace fun facility.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Physician Office Liaison (POL) manages this constrained resource and is expected to proactively fill the schedule with appropriate procedures.  The POL is the key point of contact with our physician offices and their relationships help ensure the success of our centers 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Be an active member of the center’s growth team in developing and maintaining a program that encompasses physicians, patients, medical groups, and third party payers.
    • Develop an ongoing communication plan with physician office schedulers to assess satisfaction, and identify opportunities for improvement and growth
    • Obtain and accurately enter accurate patient demographic, insurance authorization and workup from physician offices at time of scheduling.
    • Perform a cost analysis for new procedures and implants identified by the clinical team.
    • Review block utilization weekly and monthly to release block times not being used and actively backfill with other cases
    • Coordinates schedule with physician time, staffing, procedure complexity, patient age/needs and equipment availability in mind.
    • Work with business office in identifying and costing high dollar implants to ensure reimbursement
    • Market the center through daily outgoing calls and face-to- face visits to physician offices to develop solid and long-lasting relationships



    • High school diploma or equivalent;
    • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school preferred;
    • Three – five years’ experience in a medical office, hospital, outpatient surgery center or related field;
    • Computer experience, Excel, Word, Medical Billing Software and Applications;
    • Working knowledge of  Medical Terminology; Marketing experience

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