University of Utah Health Care

  • Scheduling Coordinator - Perioperative Services Surgery Scheduler

    Requisition Number
    31149
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Days
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    COR ISC 22A SURGERY SRVCS ADM
    Category
    Surgical Services
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position is responsible for coordinating department/program schedules, may perform other related duties pertaining to staffing, surgery, equipment purchasing, and expenditure.

    Responsibilities

    • Schedules diagnostic tests, procedures and surgeries and may provide patient with necessary preparation instructions. Prepares, processes, and manages patient documentation to department database.
    • Acts as a liaison between the patient, and billing department, and to enhance account receivables, resolve outstanding issues and/or patient concerns.
    • Daily monitoring and working of the schedule queues.
    • Coordinates schedules for staffing.
    • Maintains schedule by revising and updating them as necessary depending on circumstances.
    • Coordinates services with other departments.
    • Provides statistical reports and participates in quality improvement projects by developing data collection tools, analyzing, compiling and reporting data, and providing input to the QI process.
    • May assist in routine clerical functions, including ordering supplies, surgical instruments and equipment.
    • Prepares training material and coordinates training of staff.
    • May obtain insurance pre-authorization and other related appropriate documentation.
    • Compiles and maintains accurate departmental records to include but not limited to payroll and employee information.
    • May monitor staffing requirements and assures compliance with accreditation body.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to coordinate, revise and maintain the department schedules.
    • Demonstrated the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patients status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
    • Ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
    • Ability to display active listening and verbalize empathy.
    • Ability to quickly learn new procedures and process.
    • Able to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to develop relationships with patients, guest and coworkers.
    • Have knowledge of HIPPA regulations to insure patient information is guarded and respected.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Three years of experience working in a medical office or clinic, with an emphasis in scheduling in a related area, or equivalency.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Certificate in Medical Terminology.
    • Certification related to specific area, and/or additional years of related experience.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Listening, Non Indicated, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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