Department Assistant - Surgery Scheduler in Philadelphia at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 11/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3551 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2020

Job Description

The department assistant/surgery scheduler coordinates scheduling of surgical patients in conjunction with input from Medical Staff, Director of Surgical Services, Care Management and Anesthesia. The surgery schedule will be created to meet the needs of the patients, following the format, physician calendar and in collaboration with the surgical services designee. Schedulers will have the basic scheduling competencies to follow established Best Practice and be able to perform specific duties to an assigned area in collaboration with the Centralized Scheduling Coordinator. Appointment scheduling, computer skills, and medical terminology required. Interact effectively in person and by phone with patients and families, staff and physicians. Self-motivation, courtesy, and confidentiality are fundamental to the position.

Job Requirements

  • Highschool diploma/GED, preferred
  • 3 years Scheduling, registration and insurance verification, preferred
  • Accurate typing / key boarding skills, required.
  • Basic clerical skills, required
    • to include filing, typing, answering telephones, provide reception functions and grasp basic medical terminology.
  • Basic computer skills including word processing and data entry, required