UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

  • Clinic Surgical Scheduler- Vascular Surgery

    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/15/2018 5:01 PM)
    ID
    2018-7916
    Type
    Full Time
    Department
    7613 Surgical Specialties NWH
    FTE
    1.00
    Shift
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    New Grads?
    Yes
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

     

    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

     

    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

    Responsibilities

    The Clinic Surgical Scheduler is responsible for managing physician daily schedules for in-house, OR and ASC surgeons, in addition provides surgical facility with all information needed to schedule surgeries.   

    Qualifications

    Education Background

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Typing skills (at least 30 wpm) required.  Data entry skills required.
    • Skills in MS Word and Excel required. 
    • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
    • Knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding. 
    • Knowledge of insurance rules and procedures.
    • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on assigned unit/department.

    Work Experience 

    • Requires at least two years of relevant healthcare experience (in a hospital or clinic setting) including 1 year scheduling experience preferred.

    Physical Abilities 

    • Ability to sit for up to four hours at a time.  Able to operate a computer.
    • This job requires ability to communicate clearly in English (verbal and written) with
    • all stakeholders (providers, caregivers, patients, family members) for the effective treatment of patients.

    Physical Demand Level:  Sedentary

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

     

    Lift / Carry 10 pounds occasionally

     

    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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