Catholic Health Initiatives SCHEDULER - SURGICAL ADMIN - FULL TIME in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

SCHEDULER - SURGICAL ADMIN - FULL TIME

Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Surgery Scheduler is responsible for scheduling the surgical procedures accurately and efficiently using the computer network and consistent with block schedule guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. COMMUNICATION

Answers all calls in a timely manner with courtesy and politeness. Uses good listening skills to determine the callers full needs.

Established good rapport with the physician and/or office personnel.

Demonstrates sound knowledge in medical terminology as evidenced by accurately spelling medical terms when entering data into computer system.

Follows appropriate lines of communication.

Listens to and follows directives accurately

  1. SCHEDULING

Collects all Surgical information correctly and accurately.

Maintains information and documentation in support of departmental operations

Has the ability to find scheduling options for the physician and patients needs

Updates patient demographics including insurance information at the time the appointment is made.

Does not release restricted information that compromises patient and staff confidentiality.

  1. COORDINATION

Effectively coordinates activities in support of departmental operations

Consistently seeks ways to improve work process and methods to increase effectiveness and efficiency in the department.

Reports problems, potential problems, or areas of concern to the department manager.

Performs other clerical duties as may be assigned by management

Coordinate downtime with other users.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High School Diploma, GED , Metropolitan test or equivalent.

Experience: Prefer one to two years of hospital (medical field) experience with knowledge of medical and surgical terminology. Ability to speak concisely and clearly and communicate effectively with the public and co-workers.

Physical Requirements: Performs tasks that require hand/eye coordination. Must be able to hear normal sounds with some background noises. Individuals in this position will perform tasks that require grasping, lifting, pulling reaching, sitting for long periods of time, answering phone calls, stooping and performing tasks requiring repetitive movements. Must be able to lift objects weighing 35-50 pounds and occasionally push/pull objects in excess of 100 pounds. This position is at low risk for blood born pathogens, respiratory hazards as well as chemical, radiological and laser hazards.

Skills: Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Accurate typing; ability to perform multiple tasks; ability to work independently with close supervision; Decision making skills.

Job Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-ST VINCENT INFIRMARY

Daily Schedule FULL TIME

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0161896

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.