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Surgery Scheduler

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgery Scheduler for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 178371

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting physician offices in the scheduling of surgical procedures for patients while providing the Surgical Services division, PFS, Anesthesiology and other required departments with required information.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Completes the scheduling process by coordinating surgery department (hospital or ambulatory surgery center) and physician offices’ needs.  This includes:  communicating with physician offices to assure scheduling system is accurate: ensuring the schedule is completed in a timely manner ahead of surgery date; documenting block release times for block utilization reports.
  2. Schedules surgery visits as required.
  3. Arranges cases to assure maximum effectiveness of schedule.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:    

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Medical terminology required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:             

  • Minimum of three years related experience in a healthcare setting or three years progressive secretarial experience in healthcare required. 
  • Previous experience in a surgical ambulatory care or acute care setting and/or a scheduling position preferred.
  • Experience in Care Cast/Flow Cast preferred.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • None.

             

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.  Experience with scheduling programs preferred.
  • Detail oriented and good problem-solving skills.

 

PHMG PHYSICAL / COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift object weighing up to 10 lbs occasionally
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Work may require exposure to minor cold or environmental conditions on infrequent occasion.
  • Work requires intense concentration and attention to detail 80-100% of the time.  Work may require rotating shifts and hours per day.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: none

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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