Cedars-Sinai Surgery/Procedure Scheduler-Santa Monica GI in Santa Monica, California

Summary Of Essential Job Duties:

-Coordinates surgery/procedure time between patient, hospital/outpatient surgery center, and physician

-Maintains calendar of surgery and procedure times; follows up with physician to resolve conflicts of schedule in a timely manner

-Pre-certifies procedures with insurance company

-Obtains necessary special equipment requested by physician for specific procedures

-Serves as a primary contact for the patient, provides pre- and post-procedure instructions and assists with patient inquires

-Works proactively to ensure that all arrangements have been made to ensure a timely and orderly environment for each surgical procedure

-Follows up with all parties involved to communicate changes in schedule or place of surgery; works proactively to ensure that all changes are handled in an orderly fashion

Educational Requirements:

One or more years of surgery scheduling experience. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially in the areas of patient and physician relations. Ability to work independently as well as within a group in a multi-tasked, fast paced environment. Well developed organizational and prioritization skills is essential. Strong computer skills; experience with Microsoft Windows is essential; IDX, EIS-OR, or other computerized scheduling systems preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Russian skills is a plus.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.