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Surgical Scheduler - Float

Company: Spectrum Healthcare Partners
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview Spectrum Healthcare Partners is Maine?s largest multi-specialty, physician-owned and directed professional organization and is comprised of over 200 physicians practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, orthopedics, pain management, pathology, radiation oncology, radiology, and vascular & interventional services. Spectrum provides services at many of Maine?s hospitals throughout the state and in eastern New Hampshire. POSITION SUMMARY Acts as a liaison between patients, provider practices, and the PAT team in the multi-specialty Surgery Center, by facilitating communication with physicians, mid-level practitioners, and other clinical staff; while interactively coordinating surgical schedules, performing designated clinical functions, and providing general clerical support. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Coordinates and schedules surgeries per physician order2. Works with nurse manager to manage surgical block time3. Coordinates, assists and gathers all information needed for surgery and ensures that pre-operative preparation is complete4. Coordinates and communicates information regarding specialty equipment for individual cases5. Coordinates and schedules specialty equipment, specifically, laser and radiology needs. Notifies O.R. manager of conflicts6. Coordinates and schedules order for labs7. Communicates, via schedule, information regarding requests for pain management blocks8. Coordinates and schedules CRNA staffing for pediatric cases9. Calls patients a day prior to surgery to confirm instructions for day of surgery10. Forwards billing information to the finance team11. Works closely with administrative assistant and nurse manager to calculate statistics related to O.R. metrics, including utilization PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES ? Communicate effectively with patients, families, providers, staff and others? Attend meetings, as assigned, and participate in educational activities to keep skills up to date? Works on special projects as requested? Demonstrate professionalism at all times? Displays cooperative behavior and interacts positively and effectively with others to promote a team environment? Is proactive in identifying, reporting and participating in the resolution of any potential or actual patient safetyissues? Performs other duties necessary to maintain the overall efficiency and continuity of the clinic QUALIFICATIONS ? High School diploma or equivalent? Knowledge of medical terminology? Experience in a hospital or medical office setting with scheduling experience helpful? Strong customer service skills, with pleasant/professional telephone voice? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail? Ability to work independently and as a member of a team? Proficient computer skills? Ability to maintain confidentiality PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT ? Daily use of computer operating instruments; stationary PC, Laptop PC, keyboard and mouse? Light lifting of paperwork, folders or other general record-keeping materials? Operation of various office equipment: fax machine, telephone & voice mail system, stationary/laptop computer, emailsystem, scanner, and copier? Lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds frequently? Walks frequently? May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time? Occasional reaching, twisting, bending? Travel between ASC sites Benefits and Perks Health Insurance (80% company-paid) Dental & Vision Insurance Plans 401(k) Match and Profit-Sharing Plan Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long-term Disability Insurance Short-term Disability Insurance Generous paid time off Voluntary, Employee-Paid Benefits Medical Reimbursement Plan Dependent Care Plan

Keywords: Spectrum Healthcare Partners, Portland , Surgical Scheduler - Float, Other , Portland, Maine

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