Scheduler

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76730

APR Consulting, Inc. has been engaged to identify an Scheduler
 
Location: San Francisco, CA 94109
Position:  Scheduler
Pay Rate: $ 25.69/hr
Duration: 13 weeks
Expected Shift:  8AM-4:30PM M-F (no weekends/holidays, on-call)
 
JOB SUMMARY

  • Maintains scheduling for surgical and specialized procedures for assigned department(s). Coordinates surgical services with physicians' offices, and other related departments and may be required to verify room and equipment availability.
  • Responsible for documentation of patient's procedure and physician information; logs the completed procedures; and may generate a surgical procedure charge sheet.
  • Performs additional associated duties as requested by manager, while simultaneously ensuring the accuracy of the schedule. “These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job.
  • Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).JOB

 
ACCOUNTABILITIES:
SURGERY SCHEDULING:

  • Schedules surgeries and specialized procedures according to department protocols.
  • Confirms scheduled surgeries against surgeons allotted times and may need to verify room availability, equipment and supply requirements.
  • Schedules surgical procedures using organization’s protocols for scheduling block time or open availability and enters data into an established database.
  • Organizes, reschedules and updates changes made to schedules, may need to provide follow up calls to patients and provide rescheduled datestimes.
  • Coordinates open clinic times when physician does not have scheduled surgical cases.
  • Documents all procedures scheduled accurately and according to department protocols.
  • Ensures accurate coordination of authorizations prior to scheduled procedures.
  • Verifies and coordinates insurance eligibility and referrals for patients based on department requirements.
  • Facilitates transfer of patients for appropriate services when needed.
  • Provides ownership of specialized projects or reports based on assigned department.
  • Performs additional duties which may include floating to other related areas for support.
  • Orders appropriate supplies and stocks appropriate workstations.

 
COMMUNICATION:
• Collaborates with department staff and providers to ensure all necessary equipment and/or vendors are requested.
• Provides treatment instructions other related information, as needed.
•Participates with training of new hires within the department.
 
EDUCATION:

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent education/experience

 
TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:
2 years recent relevant experience.
 
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills to include keyboarding, mouse movement, data entry and scheduling programs.
  • Verbal/written communication skills for frequent and challenging contact with physicians, employees, patients and patient families; requires patience and compassion.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks in order to complete assignments within the time allotted and maintain standard workflow.
  • Ability to work with others in a flexible and cooperative manner.
  • Ability to maintain composure during challenging interpersonal interactions.
  • Active listening skills; including interpersonal skills and telephone communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple procedures and interruptions throughout the day.

 
 
This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.
 
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!
 

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.