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Trinity Health Surgery Scheduler Coordinator in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Key Responsibilities (list 5-8)

· Maintain the surgery schedule, providing necessary information to patients and physicians.

· Coordinate, register and schedule appointments for patients according to availability.

· Conduct patient pre-certification on proper insurance approval for appointments and medical


· Ensure all pre-operative required tests needed prior to surgery, are scheduled and completed.

· Coordinate and ensure necessary equipment is ordered, room availability/scheduled, pre-surgery

medication, etc. is arranged prior to scheduled procedure.

· Communicate detailed information and answer patients' questions regarding surgery preparation

instructions, arrival / departure instructions relative to procedure.

· Schedule any necessary follow-up appointments, as directed by physicians.

· Receive and screen calls relating to problems that may arise due to date changes and any

reasons for cancellation.

· Escalate non-routine issues to the practice manager or physician.

· Prepares patients chart with all necessary paperwork; ensures all related work is completed and

delivered to the appropriate areas by the designated time.

· Perform other duties as assigned by the practice manager or physician.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

a. Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· Knowledge of medical computerized scheduling systems and surgery scheduling procedures


b. Experience (required and preferred):

· 2 years related experience in a healthcare environment required.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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.

EOE including disability/veteran