Cedars-Sinai Surgery/Procedure Scheduler-Santa Monica GI in Santa Monica, California
Summary Of Essential Job Duties:
-Coordinates surgery/procedure time between patient, hospital/outpatient surgery center, and physician
-Maintains calendar of surgery and procedure times; follows up with physician to resolve conflicts of schedule in a timely manner
-Pre-certifies procedures with insurance company
-Obtains necessary special equipment requested by physician for specific procedures
-Serves as a primary contact for the patient, provides pre- and post-procedure instructions and assists with patient inquires
-Works proactively to ensure that all arrangements have been made to ensure a timely and orderly environment for each surgical procedure
-Follows up with all parties involved to communicate changes in schedule or place of surgery; works proactively to ensure that all changes are handled in an orderly fashion
One or more years of surgery scheduling experience. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially in the areas of patient and physician relations. Ability to work independently as well as within a group in a multi-tasked, fast paced environment. Well developed organizational and prioritization skills is essential. Strong computer skills; experience with Microsoft Windows is essential; IDX, EIS-OR, or other computerized scheduling systems preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Russian skills is a plus.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.