Job Description

This Surgery Scheduler is full time days working for Houghton MOB.


  1. Schedules department procedures and arranges for required services as needed.                                
  2. Assists in developing and maintaining department records and reports and collecting statistical data. Files documents following standard procedures.
  3. Enters accurate pre-registration information into computer and makes corrections when necessary.
  4. Answers telephone, receives phone requests, checks phone messages and replies, takes messages and provides information to callers in a timely and efficient manner. Greets all customers promptly and courteously.
  5. Establishes and maintains collaborative relationship with physician office staff and/or schedulers keeping these offices informed about new programs, scheduling availability and upcoming activities.
  6. Prioritizes and enters faxed surgery requests in a timely manner.
  7. Maintains an accurate/detailed log of incoming calls/requests that allows for recollection of occurrence.
  8. Maintains the physician vacation calendar. Informs directors of pertinent changes.                                
  9. Updates and maintains the block drop calendar.
  10. 10. Visualizes the daily surgical schedule for potential issues with anesthesia, equipment, special requests, gaps in the schedule and makes appropriate adjustment to the schedule.          

Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations.  With three (soon to be four) hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, four urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work.  Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth.  It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role.  NWHC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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