Date Posted: 8/22/2023Apply Now
The role you'll contribute: Surgical Scheduler
Schedules patients for surgery and preoperative testing as indicated. Reviews patient medications and health histories, as needed.
The value you'll bring to the team:
Schedules patients for surgery and completes facility paperwork
Obtains necessary scheduling, demographic, insurance, and clinical information to schedule, cancel, or reschedule events by calling the physician office, department, or a scheduling supervisor with a minimum of call transfers or callbacks
Schedules surgeries with physicians and physician office staff by method used at that facility. Maintains each hospital schedules by different methods i.e. calls, faxes, etc.
Consistently maintains and improves skills such as telephone etiquette, typing accuracy/speed, and communications
Calls designated departments with information for add-on cases if patients are not yet admitted to the hospital. Prepares and sends reservations for each case scheduled to designated departments within established timeframes
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to document accurately and concisely
High School Education or equivalent
One year of technical experience
One year of Cerner scheduling experience
Surgical technician certification
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