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Children's Hospital Boston Surgical Scheduler I (Urology) in Boston, Massachusetts

60537BRTitle:Surgical Scheduler I (Urology)Department:UrologyAutoReqId:60537BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:AdministrationJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

The Surgical Scheduler I will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling inpatient and ambulatory surgical procedures for operating rooms according to predetermined block schedules and established policies and procedures. Preparing complete daily surgical schedules, including special equipment requirements and incorporating radiology and other non-surgical use of operating room facilities. Communicating with surgeons, administrative staff and admissions personnel to obtain needed information, coordinating and confirming schedules and identifying special requirements for procedures

  • Notifying all referring physicians of upcoming procedures and surgeries. Identifies additional OR time for surgeon separate and apart from block time as needed

  • Recording and compiling scheduling information on hospital and departmental computer systems. Reviewing and verifying accuracy of basic patient information

  • Printing and distributing schedules to designated areas of the program

  • Identifying and communicating critical information, such as surgeon and physician availability and special supply and equipment requests, to nursing and other appropriate staff, as necessary

  • Working with nursing, surgical and anesthesiology staff to monitor and evaluate scheduling procedures and developing strategies to promote efficient utilization of surgical suites

  • Responding to requests for routine information or assistance from patients/parents/guardians, visitors and hospital staff, referring inquiries requiring clinical or management judgement to appropriate personnel. Requesting clarification of assigned tasks or instructions from supervisor as necessary

  • Scheduling any consults needed prior to the surgery as requested, i.e. cardiac clearance

  • Bringing high priority issues to supervisor’s attention, and providing updates to supervisor in the follow up and/or resolution of these, and/or related issues

To qualify, you must have:

  • High School diploma/GED required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 1-year healthcare admin experience required

  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine

  • Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and providing empathy in difficult interpersonal situations

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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