Schedules patient examinations, procedures, and enters patient information. May provide receptionist and administrative support to department or physicians.
Contacts other departments to assure coordination of appointments and information needed.
Enters information into the computer system, including patient information and requisitions. May enter or forward insurance information to the appropriate department.
May act as receptionist for department, answering phones, greeting visitors and responding to questions.
May maintain department statistics and procedural records.
May obtain or deliver medical items such as film, test results, prior files.
May perform special projects as assigned.
May provide administrative assistance such as typing, copying, filing, opening and distributing mail, scheduling for department staff. May order equipment and supplies.
Obtains from patient, rep or physician clinical and demographic information needed to accurately schedule based on type of procedure and appropriate pre-requisites. Explains general instructions to patient or rep regarding procedure's pre-requisites.
Schedules patients for examinations or procedures. Modifies or reschedules daily appointments based on time needed for procedures or for the accommodation of emergencies.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration
High school degree or equivalent. Computer, business or related vocational training preferred.
Knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology, chart preparation, ancillary orders preferred.
Maintenance of filing and office systems. Knowledge of healthcare setting is preferred. Knowledge of the English language and grammar is required.
Prior office and scheduling experience in a health care setting preferred.
Basic work routine with the complexity of responding to a constantly changing schedule, as work demands change, resulting in rearrangement of schedules.
Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Limited Term
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Part Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 40