Surgical Scheduler Part Time Days North Pinellas at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2020
  • Job ID:
    20017713
  • Job Family
    Administrative
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Surgical Scheduler AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas
  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico
Work Hours/Shift:
Part Time Days 24 hours per week
You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

•       Schedules surgeries with physicians and physician office staff by phone and fax method. Maintains and records usage of surgeon block time.

•       Prepares the advance surgical schedule. Scrutinizes the tentative schedules and contacts Team Leader, Charge Nurse, Admissions, surgeons, etc. and reviews other information that affects administration of schedule.

•       Appropriately consults with Nurse Manager, Lead RN, Charge Nurse, and anesthesia staff regarding schedule conflicts, concerns or requests that fall outside of established policy. Seeks input from Team Leaders regarding scheduling constraints and preferences of equipment, instruments and implants, etc. Flags all special needs.

•       Calls designated departments with information for add-on cases if patients are not yet admitted to the hospital.  Prepares and sends reservations for each case scheduled to designated departments within established timeframes.

•       Consistently maintains and improves skills such as telephone etiquette, typing accuracy/speed, and communications.

•       Responds to multiple inquiries from telephone, intercom and direct communication regarding scheduling of surgery and the main operating room suite. Occasionally communicates with the patients and/or patient’s families by phone.

•       Determines the case time and balances the surgical schedule as to times anesthesia and rooms are available.  Generates user-defined reports daily for effective management of tool conflicts. 

•       Maintains surgeons’ credentials file. 

•       Maintain profession, open and timely communication with case management to ensure all authorizations obtained.

•       Fulfills Unit Secretary role at front desk in Main OR.

•       Assists with orientation of staff members as needed.

•       Performs other duties as assigned. 


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
 

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

 

1. Knowledge in Microsoft Word and Internet skills.

2. Ability to deal effectively with the public.

3. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

4. Ability to work and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays etc.        

5. Ability and willingness to adapt to change.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 

•    High School Diploma or Equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•    5 years’ experience preferred

•    Proficiency in computer usage, medical terminology, basic anatomy and surgical procedure knowledge

•    College courses in accounting, computer operations, and communications are helpful

•    Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

•    Demonstrated customer service and telephone skills

•    Previous experience in a medical setting, i.e. physician office, hospital, etc.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

 
•    None
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LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

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FACILITY SPECIFIC SECTION

         FUNDAMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL EXPECTATIONS

Corporate Compliance Program:

•    Complies with the Employee Code of Ethics, Employee Guidelines/Policies

•    Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government.

•    Verbalizes understanding of reporting process of any actual or perceived violation.

Risk Management:

•    Recognizes incidents as defined and described in the Hospital’s Institutional Policies and Procedures

•    Understands the method and reasoning for reporting incidents.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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