Tracking Code: 200667

Surgical Scheduler

Location: The Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule

Full-time: 40hrs/week

Hours: 7am - 3:30pm

General Summary

Performs a variety of admissions, scheduling, reception and secretarial duties. May perform the duties of Nursing Assistant, as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Registers/admits urgent/emergency surgery patients. Enters surgical information into appropriate computer system.
  • Schedules patients for operative procedures. Schedules inservice room.
  • Coordinates with appropriate personnel to facilitate creation of the surgical schedule and to ensure that needed equipment, supplies, personnel and patient information is available for procedures. Prepares surgical schedule.
  • Creates medical records for new patients.
  • Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  • Keeps patient records current.
  • Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  • Types a variety of letters, memorandums, reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, forms and other documentation from written copy, dictaphone or transcription as appropriate. Proofs materials for errors.
  • Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.

Common Expectations:

  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Transports patients to and from Operating room suite. Assists with positioning of patients according to type of surgery, as needed.
  • Assists with the transport of blood products to/from the Operating Rooms and specimens to our Laboratory, as needed.
  • Orders and stocks supplies on an ongoing basis, as needed.
  • Attends meetings as required.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Occasionally
  • Walking - Occasionally
  • Sitting - Frequently
  • Reaching - Rarely
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required

Courses and Training:

  • Medical terminology within 1 year Required and
  • Medical secretarial training, previous experience with EHR, and Microsoft Office Suite. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of word processing techniques.

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At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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