Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 109193
RECRUITER: Melisa Perry; MelisaPerry@Centura.org
CLINIC: Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) Women's Health - Littleton, CO
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday days.
SHIFT: This is a full time position requiring about 40 hours per week.
Occasional travel to other sites to meet the needs of the clinic may be required.
Schedules surgical and anesthesia care provider procedures within established guidelines. Coordinates resources available for maximum utilization. Obtains patient and procedural information, prints, distributes, and updates schedules. Keeps statistical information. Performs computer data entry and retrieval. Demonstrates strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Requirements
Three years of experience in a healthcare setting Previous surgical scheduling experience preferred Knowledge of medical terminology Strong computer skills
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Obtains pertinent information needed to properly schedule surgical procedures, preventing delays and equipment conflicts.*
Obtains correct information including all pertinent patient data to include but not limited to insurance verification, precertification numbers, birth date etc. *
Coordinates surgical and pre-admissions testing case schedule for the perioperative surgery department. Assign anesthesia in accordance with patient, surgeon and insurance needs. Prints and distributes schedules. *
Cross check all information to avoid conflicts in the schedule. *
Makes sound judgment when scheduling complex, highly technical and/or exploratory procedures that may require extra time, staff, equipment or be a potential for medical complications and create delays in the schedule if not properly scheduled. *
Manages the issues encountered when daily operational changes take place (add-ons, delays, emergencies, etc.). Able to multi-task and work under pressure. *
Communicates in a timely fashion and functions as liaison with patients, physicians, physician office staff, anesthesia, surgery departments, Health Information Management and other departments within the system in a professional manner. Keeps receiving units, surgery and anesthesia informed of patient needs. *
Assures phones are answered promptly in a pleasant and professional manner with the ability to answer/schedule caller's needs or concerns quickly and efficiently. *
Effectively schedules procedures in an effective manner utilizing resources available and keeping delays to a minimum. *
Adheres to department procedures and acceptable protocols. *
Reports any life safety issues, environmental concerns or process deviation to immediate supervisor.
Participates in quality improvement initiatives. *
Participates in professional and program development by attending department in-services, and meetings.
Assists with the education and training of staff. *
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements. *
Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility. *
Prepares and distributes data information and the schedule to the appropriate areas in a timely manner. *
Collect, maintain and analyzes data and provide required and requested reports. *
Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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