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Surgical Scheduler - Orthopedics Department

Apply Job ID 13679013 Date posted 10/09/2019
  • Responsible for scheduling hospital and ambulatory admissions.
  • Verbalizes procedure for collection of pre-admission testing data. Coordinates required testing prior to admission and ensures all information and consents are on site for patient's admission/procedure.
  • Schedules and enters diagnostic tests and procedures into orders management system, following all appropriate workflows.
  • Arranges types and distributes surgery schedule.
  • Communicates problems to Nurse/Physician/Clinical Manager.
  • Employs appropriate and timely use of tasking.
  • Accurately completes any/all necessary forms for the patient
  • Performs various clerical duties including faxing, photocopying, scanning, filing and mailing's
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with physicians and nursing staff

Requirements:

  • High School/GED required. Vocational / Technical School / Diploma Program preferred.
  • Heart Saver certification within 90 days of hire required.
  • 0 -- 1 years experience. 2-4 years experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform diverse work assignments with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills.
  • Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.
  • Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred.
  • Experience with patient care equipment preferred.
  • Experience with EHR, Practice Management System and Departmental/Ancillary Systems preferred.
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