Central Scheduler (Full Time)

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)3.3

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider. With more than 600 healthcare professionals strong, our facility offers complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care. In addition to an onsite Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we are a Level IV Trauma designated facility and are a Bariatric Center of Excellence.

Position Overview
We have a position available for a Central Scheduler to join our team! This is a full time position working Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Central Scheduler’s primary responsibility is to schedule patients for tests and procedures. The Central Scheduler works with physicians, physician office staff, and hospital staff to ensure that tests and procedures are scheduled timely, accurately, and appropriately. The Central Scheduler pre-registers patients in the hospital’s registration system timely so that pre-certification and verification of insurance benefits can be obtained.

  • Schedules appointments accurately
  • Obtains accurate information from physician office
  • Obtains accurate demographic and financial information for patient registration
  • Accurately informs caller of correct prep for the test being scheduled
  • Coordinates scheduling of special testing requiring anesthesia services, radiologist, pre-admission or other specialty area
  • Provides ease of access to patients and visitors by having knowledge of hospital layout and identifying them to guests
  • Assures patient safety by determining if testing is appropriate due to patient’s allergies, implants, claustrophobia, weight or other contraindications
  • Communicate with patients, family, or representative, hospital departments, and physician offices to obtain necessary patient information to ensure accuracy
  • Refers patient or representative to the Financial Counselor as appropriate
  • Schedules testing as ordered -asking clinical staff if question regarding order
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized and function well under stressful conditions
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma required, Associate's Degree preferred
  • 2+ years of scheduling experience in a radiology, cath lab or operating room strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with patient registration/ access functions
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Computer knowledge, skills and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent telephone and customer service skills

What We Offer
  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Additional perks and discounts

Job Imaging - Radiology
Primary LocationTX-Cedar Park (Austin region)
Organization Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Working Location Radiology

Shift Day Shift
Forecasted paid hours per shift 8
Forecasted hours per pay week 40
Employee Status Full-time