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Steward Health Care System O.R. Scheduler - 32hrs/Days in Taunton, Massachusetts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under supervision of O.R. Management and following established procedures, assists with the care of the patient in the Operating Room by transporting and lifting/positioning for surgery. Cleaning and assisting in operating room turnovers and by performing general errands as required by the nursing staff. Maintains general cleanliness and maintenance of the department.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Arrange for the efficient and orderly scheduling of elective, urgent and emergent surgical procedures following protocol accepted by Hospital Administration, Surgical Department, Anesthesia Department and the Operating Room Nursing Management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately schedules procedures.

  • Runs schedules/reports as requested

  • Obtains approval to schedule cases outside of approved hours.

  • Arranges the OR schedule in an efficient sequence, taking into consideration special needs or conflicts.

  • Inputs case record data accurately, obtains validation form from offices and validates cases are scheduled correctly.

  • Communicates changes in the schedule to appropriate individuals.

  • Maintains and files case scheduling date as a back-up for the computer system.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.

  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.

  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.

  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.

  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: inservices, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and inservices and/or reviews documentation as required.

  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.

  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.

  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.

  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

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