Surgery Scheduler - Surgery (Ashby Campus)
Sutter Health - San Francisco, CA

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay's largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has 24-hour emergency, obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you'll find an environment that reflects the values and mission to support healthy living.

The Surgery Scheduler provides service to the Surgery, GI Endoscopy, Surgery Day Care, Preoperative Testing Center, Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Central Processing. Under the direction of the Surgical Support Charge Nurse, the primary functions of this position are to accurately schedule patients for procedures and to assist in Data Information Management. Scheduling requests are presented in a variety of avenues, requiring the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Scheduling is done following written guidelines, as determined by department leadership, but guidelines cannot encompass every scheduling scenario. While some aspects of these guidelines are quite specific, the person in this position must be able to use critical thinking skills to manage the scheduling process.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum 1 year recent experience in hospital or ambulatory surgery scheduling using computerized scheduling systems. Knowledge of Medical terminology. Thorough understanding of surgical and procedural terminology. Windows-based computer applications.

Special Skills and/or Equipment Used: Keyboard skills - typing with 95% accuracy at 60 wpm. 10-key. Computerized scheduling systems (thorough knowledge of navigating with Windows-based systems) Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette. Ability to spell accurately. Ability to work cooperatively with others and adjust to changing work situations. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing, in English.

Primary Location

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California-San Francisco East Bay and Solano-Berkeley

Organization

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Employee Status

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Regular

Accepted Applications

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Internal Candidate Applications Accepted

Employee Referral Bonus

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No

Benefits

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Yes

Position Status

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Non-Exempt

Union

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No

Job Shift

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Day

Shift Hours

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8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled

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Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements

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Other

Schedule

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Full Time

Hours Per 2wk Pay Period

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80

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