Surgery Scheduler - Marshall County Surgery Medical Office
Saint Joseph Health System

Plymouth, Indiana

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time
Day Shift

Why Saint Joseph Health System?
Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North Central Indiana.

Our system includes:
• 254-bed acute-care hospital at the Mishawaka Medical Center
• 58-bed acute-care hospital at the Plymouth Medical Center
• More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph Physician Network

What we offer:
• Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental and vision coverage
• Retirement savings account with employer match
• Generous paid time off programs
• Employee referral incentive program
• Tuition/professional development reimbursement
• Nursing Scholarship opportunities
**Health Benefits available starting day one of employment!**

Full Time Days

Job Summary
Responsible for the clerical duties related to scheduling, preparation of documentation and charging of surgical
procedures where applicable. Responsible for efficient coordination and communication related to these tasks. Functions in dependently in multiple roles within the resource.


1. Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner

consistent with these values.

2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

3. Maintains accurate surgery schedules and continually monitors them for errors.

4. Coordinates schedule with physician offices to accommodate the surgeons schedule whenever possible.

5. Develops and maintains positive collaborative working relationships with ancillary departments, staff, physicians and office staff.

6. Communicates with other departments regarding future surgical schedules to coordinate patient care.

7. Coordinates surgical schedule with clinical staff to ensure staffing, equipment and supplies are not in conflict.

8. Informs patient care coordinator of any special procedures, supplies or equipment needs requested by the surgeon.

9. Demonstrates critical thinking skills, organization of work and sets priorities.

10. Organizes and coordinates effective use of supplies, equipment and time.

11. Demonstrates professional and positive customer service interpersonal skills.

12. Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.


Education: High School graduate level required.

Licensure: None.

Experience: 2 years experience. Knowledge in medical terminology and computer skills. For SJPN: Three to five years experience in a medical or physician office with experience in scheduling preferred.

Other Job Requirements:

Requires accuracy, organizational skills and ability to establish priorities. Typical responsibilities include facilitating day to-day activities that involve multiple departments, safeguarding confidential patient information, data collection,

contributing to overall results of department through accurate performance of tasks. Often involved institutions that

require on the spot problem solving and creativity. Must be well versed in workings of other departments as decisions

may affect them. Communication is constant and vital to unit operations.

Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or

organizational needs.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of principle responsibilities and duties performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job-related responsibilities and duties that incumbents may perform. Incumbents will be required to perform any other job related duties required by their supervisor.

All responsibilities and duties listed in this description are essential functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job, incumbents will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Additional unit and/or age-specific knowledge, skills or abilities will need to be demonstrated based on specific competencies maintained in each department.

This organization s an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, creed, or qualified individuals with disabilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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