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Surgery Department Scheduler

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Aspen Valley Hospital

Colorado Springs, CO 80924
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Status: Full Time Eligible for Benefits: Yes # The Perioperative Services Scheduler schedules Surgical Inpatients and Outpatients, as well as Endoscopy procedures as they are requested using the scheduling module. The Perioperative Services Scheduler coordinates issues as appropriate with the Charge RN, Perioperative Services Director and Perioperative Services nurses specific to scheduling. The Perioperative Services Scheduler answers phone and assists with the daily operations of the unit. The Perioperative Services Scheduler function maintains confidentiality with patients, staff and guests. The Perioperative Services Scheduler practices exceptional customer service and professionalism, performs data entry as assigned.# # The Perioperative Services Scheduler will be an active member of the entire department, with the ability to help in roles outside of surgically specific job duties if needed. The Perioperative Services Scheduler will work collaboratively with others within the department to ensure an efficient, professional and respectful environment. The Perioperative Services Scheduler will work with other departments as well in regards to patient safety and communication. Minimum Qualifications: 1-2 years of clinical scheduling experience preferred Knowledge of medical terminology preferred Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail Relatively high degree of analytical abilities Strong interpersonal skills required Ability to work independently Computer skill experience preferred Medical terminology preferred Ability to read and communicate effectively in English Spanish preferred # Education/Certification Requirements: High school diploma preferred # Working Conditions: Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices May be exposed to stressful situations #

Status: Full Time

Eligible for Benefits: Yes

The Perioperative Services Scheduler schedules Surgical Inpatients and Outpatients, as well as Endoscopy procedures as they are requested using the scheduling module. The Perioperative Services Scheduler coordinates issues as appropriate with the Charge RN, Perioperative Services Director and Perioperative Services nurses specific to scheduling. The Perioperative Services Scheduler answers phone and assists with the daily operations of the unit. The Perioperative Services Scheduler function maintains confidentiality with patients, staff and guests. The Perioperative Services Scheduler practices exceptional customer service and professionalism, performs data entry as assigned.

The Perioperative Services Scheduler will be an active member of the entire department, with the ability to help in roles outside of surgically specific job duties if needed. The Perioperative Services Scheduler will work collaboratively with others within the department to ensure an efficient, professional and respectful environment. The Perioperative Services Scheduler will work with other departments as well in regards to patient safety and communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of clinical scheduling experience preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
  • Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer skill experience preferred
  • Medical terminology preferred
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
  • Spanish preferred

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities
  • May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices
  • May be exposed to stressful situations

Reference: 707998057