Baton Rouge General Schedule Coordinator - Operating Room in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Schedule Coordinator - Operating Room
Day / Evening
JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Performs responsible, diversified assignments in the Operating Room. Serves as the primary scheduler of all surgical, Same Day Surgery, and Post Anesthesia procedures. Assures the accurate and efficient processing of all information pertaining to the posting of surgery patients. Performs job for the age population served, as defined in the department's scope of service. Duties will include but are not limited to the following, schedule all surgical procedures via telephone and accurately enter information into scheduling system. Prepare and distribute surgery schedule. Greet and receive guests and appropriately direct guests and/or callers. Assist in monitoring and coordinating daily Operation Room schedule. Enter and maintain computer-based scheduling information and records. Receive patient charges and enters charges daily. Monitor and maintain office supplies and standardized forms. Performs all other duites as assigned. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSOne year of clerical/office work experience, preferably in a medical or health care environment.Previous medical scheduling experience preferred. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Business College desirable. SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Computer literate, with the ability to quickly learn new software applications. Good planning, organizational, prioritization and coordination skills. Ability to multi-task. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both in person and over the telephone) and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of customers. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.