Ophthal Surgical Scheduler - Full time - Days

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Location: Peabody, MA
Job ID: 160151-1A
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2020
Category: Specialist

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the leadership of the Lead Team Coordinator and Lead Ophthalmic Coordinator, schedule surgeries, arrange pre-operative testing, meet patients and discuss surgical requirements. Discuss procedures and answer pertinent questions. Interact with surgical schedulers, Am-surg personnel and primary care physicians assuring conformance to departmental and Lahey Clinic standards. Independently monitor ophthalmic operations at practice sites outside Lahey North. Assist in training new hires in all aspects of clinical operations. Provide ophthalmic practice assistant duties. Greet patients, arrive encounters, prepare charts, assist patients, physicians and technicians. Register patients, schedule appointments. Provide miscellaneous duties assuring efficient ophthalmic practices and standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Minimum high school graduate or equivalent education or experience.

Skills: Above-average ability to plan and organize coupled with excellent flexibility and adaptability skills.

Experience: Minimum one year administrative experience in healthcare, preferrably Ophthalmology.