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Surgery Scheduler

  • Job ID: 177153707
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Cardiovascular Institute
  • Department: UPMC Pulm Crit Care HBG
  • Location: 2005 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.19 to $22.65 / hour

Description

Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, an excellent work-life balance, or passionate about patient care, our Surgery Scheduler opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved! This is a Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. position. Apply today!

Purpose:

Coordinate and schedule patients for in-patient and outpatient surgical procedures. Assist the surgeon and the administrator in promoting, developing and monitoring all aspects of operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the operating room, physicians, and their offices to troubleshoot procedural and operations issues.
  • Coordinate cases and communicates with hospital personnel to assure cases are scheduled appropriately.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Answer and respond to all incoming telephone inquiries regarding surgery.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Completion of a medical assisting program or 2-4 years experience in a medical field. 
  • Proficiency in medical terminology preferred. 
  • General knowledge of computer software and practice management databases is essential. 
  • Knowledge of the Epic practice management programs preferred. 
  • Strong organization, time management and interpersonal skills. 
  • Tact and diplomacy are necessary in dealing with physicians, patients and their families and other employees. 
  • Ability to deal compassionately and professionally with patients is essential. 
  • Work independently and possess sound decision-making skills.  
  • Knowledge of insurance regulations, specifically Medicare, BC/BS, managed care plans and workers compensation carriers regarding scheduling and approval of surgical procedures. 
  • Ability to prioritize work demands. 
  • Ability to consistently maintain confidentiality with regards to all job assignments and related information.
  • Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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