Scheduler (Surgery)

Webster, TX

JOB SUMMARY

Coordinates the scheduling of procedures, following Facility policy and procedures, to meet the needs of the patient and physician. May perform responsibilities of  pre-certifying for admissions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma required
  • Experience in a surgical Facility preferred
  • Computer experience preferred
  • Requires language skills adequate for written and interpersonal communication in American English. 
  • Require visual and auditory acuity adequate for frequent use of computers and occasional use of other business office equipment. 
  • Ability to sit for long periods and to perform desk and office activities

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

Category III exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may encounter chemical hazards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Considers priorities and special needs when scheduling preoperative appointments and surgical procedures.
  • Schedules appointments and procedures according to policies on nursing and anesthesia staff availability, patient needs and physician's block time.
  • Coordinates surgical preoperative appointment schedule with clinical preoperative activities.
  • Maintains schedule according to procedure and physician's time and staffing requirements.
  • Coordinates schedule assessing time and equipment availability; identifies conflicts and adjusts schedule as needed.
  • Prepares appointment schedule and Surgery Schedule for review by the Operating Room Supervisor so that adjustments may be made as required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, converse, and listen; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis and be able to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.
  • The employee must be able to stand and/or walk at least five hours per day.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



JOB CODE: 1000418