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Surgery Scheduler

A Surgical Scheduler is responsible for scheduling patients for not only surgery, but tests, referrals, medical and cardiac clearance, pre-op tests, and reviews prescribes medicines and health history as required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Schedules patients for surgery and completes associated facility paperwork
  • Schedules patients for any required diagnostic work such as MRI, CT, EMG/NCS, ESI, or bone scans
  • Reviews patient medical records and health history to help determine any pre-admission necessary pre-admission tests
  • Schedules any required medical and cardiac clearances
  • Schedules patients for follow-up appointments and any additional testing required
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • High school diploma or other equivalent education required
  • At least one year of previous surgical scheduling experience in a healthcare facility is preferred
  • Working knowledge of practice management and word processing software
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented mentality
  • Demonstrated flexibility by being able to adapt to new and changing situations in order to most effectively address patient needs

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