The OR Coordinator works collaboratively with surgical staff coordinate perioperative care of surgical patients and communicate with patients/families.
The OR Coordinator checks in and admits patients as they arrive for surgery, including but not limited to: demographics and insurance verification and documenting receipt of consent for payment and Medicare forms. This position serves as a liaison between operating room, pre/post-operative staff and patient families and provides regular updates to inform families of perioperative patient status as well as escorts families to surgery consult rooms and phase II recovery rooms.
The OR Coordinator dispatches housekeeping and transport of inpatient surgery patients to the surgical transitional care unit via computer and patient tracking software, coordinates the scheduling of interpreter services appointments and prepares same day and next day intra-departmental surgery schedules along iwth preparing next day post-op call sheets for nursing staff.
This role requires a high level of competence in utilizing complex specialized OR and other computer systems, telephone etiquette and strong communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
At Regions Hospital you’ll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients – and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We’re also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen!
High school diploma or equivalent
Three (3) years of computer/data entry experience
Medical or surgical background/experience preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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