Scheduling Assistant - Full Time, Days - OR

RWJBarnabas Health

Job Description
Position Opening Scheduling Assistant, Operating Room Located in Belleville, Clara Maass Medical Center is a facility of RWJBarnabas Health and provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. With over 700 physicians and 2,100 employees, we offer advanced treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions. Our facility includes centers for advanced wound care, sleep disorders, bariatrics, orthopedics cardiac services, cancer care, emergency services, and more. In 2017, the Medical Center completed a state-of-the-art campus expansion featuring a new four-story 87,000 square foot building with a private, 32-bed Intensive Care Unit, new Main Entrance and Lobby, Retail Pharmacy, Patient Registration Area and newly expanded Emergency Department. Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized nationally for its quality and patient safety by Healthgrades and by the Leapfrog Group, having earned its twelfth Grade A in 2019. The Medical Center has received Disease Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Congestive Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Advanced Certification in Palliative Care and is listed by the American Hospital Association as one of Healthcare's Most Wired hospitals. In 2018, the Medical Center earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. We are currently looking for a Scheduling Assistant to work in the Operating RoomThe Operating Room Scheduling Assistant is responsible for the daily scheduling of surgical cases according to the policies of the department. You Will Be Responsible For: Accurately schedules the surgical procedures as indicated by surgeons indicating date, procedure, diagnosis, time, equipment, and supplies needed as well as type of admission and amount of time needed. Forwards information to OR management staff.Demonstrates ability to rearrange cases when there is a cancellation or rebooking to always provide "First come, First Serve" philosophy of the OR booking office.Accurately documents surgical procedures on Admitting log sheet and delivers to appropriate departments at the end of shift.Demonstrates an awareness of the Booking Clerk's importance in contributing to an efficient coordination of surgical schedule.Always communicates booking problems to the Coordinator or Nurse Manager promptly; ask questions to clarify misunderstandings; requests assistance from appropriate personnel in the event of an unusual or difficult situation.Demonstrates competence in functioning as a booking clerk in the operating room and communicating with physicians, ancillary departments and visitors.Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail at all times.Demonstrates the 4'C's of Commitment, Compassion, Competence and Communication. Your Strengths Are: Employees of Clara Maass Medical Center are committed to providing EXCEPTIONAL services and QUALITY to its community through our passion for Excellence and Perfection.We are committed to ZERO incidents of preventable harm for our patients, families, visitors and each other and commit to our SAFETY TOGETHER behaviors and tools:S - Speak up for SafetyA - Accurately communicateF - Focus on the taskE - Exercise and accept a questioning attitudeT - Thoughtfully interactY - You and Me Together Your Qualifications Are: High school diploma required; college degree preferred.Previous scheduling background, computer literacy, knowledge of medical terminology.Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and demonstrated writing skills.Proven track record of compassionate care & superior service and a commitment to providing healthcare excellence...always.