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As a per diem Imaging Scheduler, you will be responsible for all aspects of scheduling Imaging patients and supporting our Interventional Radiology (IR) clinic. The scheduler will work closely with physicians, techs and NPs. He/she will be expected to organize, prioritize and perform work in a timely and efficient manner, within established guides, practices and procedures. The scheduler obtains clinical information and screens for exam appropriateness. Using critical thinking skills, they make judgment calls and involve the radiologist, nurse or technologist when necessary. The scheduler interacts with office staff and patients, in a courteous and professional manner, with a focus on keeping waits and delays at a minimum. They schedule, reschedule, and cancel appointments; coordinate anesthesia; verify orders; provide preparation information; obtain lab results, history and physicals, and written orders. These daily functions are performed with a continual emphasis on workflow process improvement, increased productivity, and regulatory compliance.
Days: Monday - Friday (as needed basis to cover vacation/sick)
High School diploma required
Two years of college or comparable level of education and experience
Baccalaureate degree in psycho/social, marketing disciplines preferred
What else are we looking for?
At least 2 years experience in a fast paced and complex environment where critical thinking skills are necessary
Previous experience in a medical environment is desirable
Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with physicians, nurses, technologists, patients and other customers and personnel of the Medical Center
Experience demonstrating the ability to handle multiple tasks, ability to prioritize and organize work, and complete assignments timely and accurately
Windows based PC experience
Ability to type 35 to 40 WPM
Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
Frequent sitting; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds.
Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, and all alarms. Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties of this position.
Frequent use of computer keyboards, monitors, document scanners and telephones.
Sufficient mobility to access equipment, customers and other personnel.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.