Scheduling Clerk , Surgery - OR - Full Time
Full Time, Days shift supporting Main OR and GI Lab
Day shift position with the need for flexibility. Schedules patients for surgery and appointments for Pre-procedural Screening/Preadmission Testing.
Coordinates operating rooms, schedules of surgeons, and assistants needed for the procedure. Gathers and records financial and insurance information.
Distributes pre- and post-operative information to patients.
Preferred candidate will have knowledge of Medical Terminology and Anatomy.
Prior experience with scheduling , medical office highly preferred.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
High School diploma/GED preferred or equivalent experience required.
Two (2) years medical office or department experience, one (1) year surgery office or OR scheduling experience preferred.
Two (2) years in scheduling role in physician office or one (1) year OR experience preferred.
Answer telephones, establish filing systems, input data into computer programs maintain filing systems, research information, schedule appointments, telephone courtesy, calculator, fax, personal computer, photocopier, type 45 WPM, generate correspondence and place outbound calls. Medical Terminology and Anatomy preferred.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.