O.R. Booking Coordinator

Compensation

: $57,205.00 - $91,730.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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Schedule includes Monday - Friday, 24-hpw, 8-hr shifts, 7 a.m - 3:30 p.m. Start time may vary by up to 2 hours.

Duties/Responsibilities

* Demonstrates and models the Core Values with all communications and telephone etiquette
* Accurately schedules Surgical, Anesthesia, PAT and MSTA procedures into the ORM and CWS scheduling systems upon receipt of booking requests
* Ensures all booking forms are complete prior to booking or returns to surgical offices for further clarification
* Demonstrates excellent understanding of medical terminology and surgical procedures
* Schedules only one procedure/patient at a time in order to minimize errors
* Allows adequate surgical time according to surgeon request and prior history, as well as anesthesia, equipment and nursing parameters
* Schedules all cases within allotted block time. Any procedures which exceed allotted block time require additional approval from anesthesia and nursing leadership.
* Collaborates with OR Charge RN, specialty team leaders, nursing and anesthesia leadership on a regular basis
* Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills with OR Charge Nurse, Anesthesia and Nursing Leadership as well as physician offices
* Schedules emergent add on procedures as needed
* Follows established guidelines for number of rooms and available OR time.
* Demonstrates prioritization in scheduling with regard to equipment and Imaging Department needs.
* Prepares and distributes the final OR schedule and the patient call list in a timely manner.
* Prepares on call schedule for OR and PACU in the absence of the Surgical Services Secretary
* Enters diagnostic imaging orders in the absence of the Surgical Services Secretary
* Performs, various clerical duties, including order entry, lab/radiology requisitions, making patient charts, data entry, charges, data collection and statistics as needed
* Runs errands to other areas of the hospital as requested
* Updates surgeon vacation schedule/communications to ensure accurate block scheduling, analysis and reporting
* Maintains a clean and orderly work area
* Participates in unit based management performance improvement activities
* Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge in problem identification and solving activities

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/skills Required

* Accurate typing skills of 50 WPM (successful testing required)
* Possess excellent computer and organizational skills
* Capable of self-directed responsibilities and able to establish priorities
* Ability to concentrate and prioritize in a distracting environment
* Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision
* Extensive knowledge of medical terminology and OR booking processes
* Professional image
* Collaborative relationships with all members of the healthcare team

Education Required

* Medical and Surgical Procedure Terminology
* Computer Skills with Meditech, ORM, CWS, Word, Excel, Outlook
* Math and English - 12th grade level

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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