Responsible for coordinating and scheduling surgical cases in the Surgical Block Schedule. Serves as a liaison in managing the interaction with physician offices and physician staff related to surgical cases. Takes a lead role in establishing and enhancing the relationship with physicians and physician offices. Serves as the OR’s primary point of contact when issues arise related to OR scheduling and utilization. Performs various administrative functions within the department. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Two years of scheduling experience, preferably in OR scheduling.
College courses preferred.
Medical terminology preferred.
Ability to plan and schedule tasks and to maintain control of own workflow.
General PC skills.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills to effectively and cordially communicate with a range of highly skilled medical professionals, patients and visitors.
Requires attention to detail and ability to think through routine to moderately complex situations
Must maintain confidentiality of personal and sensitive data.
Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
Key Job Responsibilities
Effectively schedules surgical cases in the Surgical Block Schedule. Publishes the OR schedule daily and documents specific data related to surgical cases.
Serves as a liaison between the physician offices and physician staff related to surgical procedures.
Performs various administrative functions within the department.
Demonstrates professional work behavior and excellent customer service routinely in all interactions.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: light work – exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.
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