Surgical Scheduler PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/10/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Surgical Scheduler PRN AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

Per Diem, Day Shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Operates computer terminal with multiple screens.
  • Answers phone calls and retrieves faxes to schedule surgical procedures efficiently and accurately. 
  • Schedules pre-op appointments for patients having surgery via surgeon’s office or by contacting patient.
  • Retrieves correct CPT codes from surgeons’ offices to schedule surgical procedure.  Inputs this data into system before issuing FIN. 
  • Uses “Medicare Inpatient Only” CPT coding book to determine if inpatient surgeries are registered correctly. 
  • Screen Medicare patients, total joint and spine surgeries in conjunction with Medical Records prior to scheduling to make sure all documentation is complete. 
  • Schedules procedure for Surgery, Endoscopy, Heart, Interventional Radiology and PICC line insertions. 
  • Communicates with registration via email regarding “add-on” and “rescheduled” surgeries.  Notifies registration of We Care and Workers Comp patients.  Notifies Patient Financial Services of any Self Pay patients scheduled for surgery. 
  • Notifies Pre-Admit Testing of any add-on cases, rescheduled cases, case time changes and cancellations. 
  • Assists Centralized Scheduling by blocking Anesthesia time as needed for Radiology procedures.
  • Notifies vendors of surgery cases requiring special equipment and/or implants as well as time changes and cancellations of surgeries. 
  • Audits surgery schedule daily, checking for errors, conflicts, and notifications of vendors. Monitors block time and the release of block time not used. 
  • Compiles statistical reports for surgical services and surgeon’s office on a monthly basis or when requested. 

What You Will Need:


  • Must be proficient in the English language.   
  • In-depth knowledge of medical terminology required, including CPT codes.
  • Knowledge and developed computer skills.
  • Good communication skills including ability to comprehend verbal instructions. 
  • Good telephone skills and phone etiquette.
  • Ability to work under stress. Ability to multi-task.
  • Attention to detail.


  • High School graduate or equivalent. 
  • Prior Medical office experience.
  • Surgical Technician or operating room training/experience preferred.
  • Medical Assistant or Medical Office Training preferred.   
  • Prior Hospital Experience preferred.
  • Medical coding/Medical Transcription/Medical Records experience preferred.

Job Summary:

Performs the duties of scheduling surgical services cases, working with the surgeons, surgeons’ offices and the surgical services leadership. 

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

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