Surgical Scheduler

City of Hope

Palmdale, CA

Job posting number: #7233991 (Ref:10024890)

Posted: April 2, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $20.81 - $30.49 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Surgical Scheduler

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Oversees daily operation, schedules patients for surgery, and coordinates operating room schedules of multi-disciplinary, multi-site surgeons. Assists Practice Administrator or Director in managing day to day operations of all medical departments at times.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • "Opens" or “Closes” the surgical department each day, according to office policy
  • Assists Practice Administrator and/or Director of Practice Management with daily operational duties, if needed, at times when the Director is off premises, such as: Oversees front office staff for all other departments, processes invoices and daily deposits
  • Schedules and completes any active work list items (including: all pre-op orders, laboratory and diagnostic studies) as ordered by the surgeon in the EMR
  • Counsels patients concerning scheduled surgery, financial obligation and gives preoperative instructions
  • Requests authorization and/or pre-certification from health plans prior to scheduled surgery for surgical procedure and hospital days
  • Arranges for assistant surgeon coverage and proctorship coverage as needed
  • Schedules surgeries within established surgical block times with affiliated hospitals as requested by surgeons

Your qualifications should include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
    Two years of work experience in a medical environment.
  • Two years medical office experience; Preferred
  • Medical terminology

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.81 - $30.49 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7233991 (Ref:10024890)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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