Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 155689-1A
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Admissions Supervisor/Admissions director, performs duties relative to the Operating Room booking process of patients requiring a surgical procedure. Coordinates the various components of the O.R. scheduling process including: interviewing patients to obtain their procedure preference date, special considerations/requests from the patient; entering this information into the O.R. Scheduling data base; scheduling procedures for the pre-op center, checking patients in on the reservation list, preparing admission/registration forms, and performing other clerical duties related to scheduling patients to the O.R.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Junior college or equivalent work experience in a hospital or physician office setting. Completion of Medical Terminology Course or relevant experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Strong communication skills and exceptional patient relation and customer service skills are critical.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.