The Procedural Scheduler is responsible for scheduling patients for a specific department(s).
The position has significant communication requirements with practice offices.
The job requires excellent communication skills to build collegial relationships with surgeons physicians, patients and staff.
The position may also require assisting with other areas key to the continuity of patient care.
- Schedules clinical procedures to promote consistent high-quality clinical care, including scheduling the correct procedure, site and supplies
- Schedules and registers patients via phone interaction to organize, arrange and coordinate patient and facility needs by considering variables as diagnosis, personal resources, equipment needs, patient availability, patient need, duration of treatment, insurance eligibility, safety needs and physician orders
- Communicates with physician offices to proactively manage dedicated time (such as block time), including anticipating scheduling changes such as additional open time (from block time releases, as applicable) or future availability. Promptly informs physician offices of hospital changes
Required: High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Required: 1 year of scheduling experience (or related)