Surgical Scheduler Resume Samples

The role of a Surgical Scheduler is to work at various healthcare facilities and undertake all tasks pertaining to scheduling surgeries and other related duties. Usual tasks seen on a Surgical Scheduler Resume include the following – doing paperwork, managing surgery logistics, managing all incoming calls, gathering information from insurance companies, obtaining authorizations for surgery; maintaining surgery schedules; monitoring medical charts, preparing reports for medical transcriptions and orders; and coordinating with materials manager to complete all surgeon requests;

Some of the qualifications that can highlight a resume include the following – experience in scheduling surgery in medical office atmosphere; immense knowledge of medical terminologies and nursing process; outstanding knowledge of electronic medical records; solid understanding of HCPCS, and CPT coding and ability to monitor all medical operations. A postsecondary education with relevant work experience is commonplace among job applicants. However, a nursing degree will be advantageous.

Surgical Scheduler Resume example

Surgical Scheduler Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position within a growing organization that offers a challenge and career advancement opportunities.

Skills : McKesson, Epic, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Completed 160 hours of performing clinical and administrative tasks under the direct supervision of a physician.
    2. Prepared patients for physical exams and assisted physicians with exams and minor office surgery.
    3. Took patients' temperatures, monitoring blood sugar, recorded pulse, and respiration levels.
    4. Performed Capillary punctures, Venipuncture, and urinalysis.
    5. Coordinated with physicians, residents, doctor's offices, anesthesia and patients to schedule invasive procedures.
    6. Ensured the availability of equipment, instruments, staff, and other items necessary to perform surgical procedures.
    7. Evaluated documentation to ensure appropriate, accurate and complete information is maintained Informs management, staff, doctor's office of issues and concerns. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification


Surgical Scheduler I Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position in a professional business environment where one can utilize and expand customer service skills, possibly learning other beneficial skills to assist in future career growth.

Skills : Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology, MS Office, Reporting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for gathering and faxing all documentation needed to patient insurance co.
    2. Constantly in contact with insurance co. submitting information or inquiring about the patient status for approval.
    3. Performed secretarial duties such as registration, scheduling, answering and screening phone calls.
    4. Obtained pre-authorization, medical and financial clearance for surgeries, insurance verification.
    5. Maintained and organized patient charts, collect payments, Insurance verification.
    6. Coordinated surgery dates with patients.
    7. Obtained surgical benefits and authorizations for scheduled procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS


Jr. Surgical Scheduler Resume

Summary : An experienced professional is now looking to obtain a part-time position of responsibility and challenge that will allow growth in the medical field.

Skills : EKG, Wound Care, Small Surgical Procedures, Injections, Cystoscopies, Labs Testing For PT/INR.

Description :

    1. Responsible for scheduling surgeries at the ambulatory surgery center and local hospitals.
    2. Coordinates scheduling of the surgical sites and appointments for all physicians while facilitating surgical dates with patients, relatives, and/or other support systems.
    3. Assures surgeon preferences with the available resources.
    4. Serves as liaison between patient and surgeon, facility, pre-op staff, etc.
    5. Communicates with patients about: scheduling, pre-op testing, and visits, Insurance requirements, surgical consents, facility ownership disclosures, financial requirements.
    6. Forward patient information packets and promptly responds to any patient questions prior to and after surgery.
    7. Collects all pre-operative patient information and verifies the patient's clearance before proceeding with the scheduled procedure.
    8. Contributes to the updating and creation of policies, procedures, and guidelines for the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Surgical Scheduler II Resume

Summary : Seeking for a position that will utilize the knowledge, and experience in the medical field. Detail-orientated troubleshooter who gets to the root of the problem quickly. Highly motivated team player with leadership capabilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Billing, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Communicate with the hospital(s) regarding physician schedule, requirements, and patient information.
    2. Maintain all documents for hospital surgeries and in-office anesthesia procedures.
    3. Communicate with the anesthesia company regarding schedule and physician needs.
    4. Ensure that all instructions are clear and reviewed with the patients.
    5. Schedule pre-operative, post-operative appointments, pre-admission testing, and necessary medical clearance visits.
    6. Check-in and outpatients Scheduling, rescheduling and canceling surgeries for multiple doctors.
    7. Contribute to the updating and creation of policies, procedures, and guidelines for the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

Surgical Scheduler-Part Time Resume

Objective : An experienced Surgical Scheduler with more than 4 years of experience in specialty surgical practices. Proven loyalty and dedicated to providing the highest quality of patient care. Seeking to obtain a position that utilizes current skills while challenging to learn new ones.

Skills : Surgery OSHA, HIPAA Certified.

Description :

    1. Scheduled surgeries, verifying insurances, obtaining authorizations and referrals, calculating and collecting copayments and deductibles.
    2. Responsible for clinical duties such as escorting patients, obtaining vitals, medication reconciliation, medical and surgical history.
    3. Prepared rooms and assisted the surgeon in exams and office procedures.
    4. Responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies.
    5. Completed and reviewed the file for billing submission.
    6. Scheduled OB/GYN surgeries as well as primary physician appointments for pre & post-operative patients.
    7. Reviewed all pre-operative instructions with patients.
    8. Responsible for the submission of accurate operative reports and billing to out-sourced billing service. 
    9. Responsible for updating patient demographics and insurance plan coverage.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Surgical Scheduler Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a long-term position where multifaceted skills and knowledge can be utilized for the growth of the company.

Skills : Organizational Skills, MS Office, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Placed, answered and referred phone calls appropriately.
    2. Processed nursing notes and/or physician orders manually or through the computer or fax machine.
    3. Maintained current logbooks and monthly statistics.
    4. Kept continuous contact with Surgeons and their office personnel, to ensure the daily OR schedule, is accurate, and all needed supplies are readily available.
    5. Computerized scheduling of medical procedures including general, cosmetic, bariatric, cardiac, thoracic and minor surgeries with various doctors, surgeons, and office personnel.
    6. Confirmed procedures and procedure changes with doctor's offices, equipment vendors, materials management, sterile processing, Short Stay Unit, and Anesthesia department.
    7. Responsible for updating patient demographics and insurance plan coverage.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AS

Sr. Surgical Scheduler Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in the administration or clerical field that offers advancement within the company and that will allow expanding knowledge and skills.

Skills : Word, Medical Terminology, Data Entry, Customer Service, Typing.

Description :

    1. Maintaining communication with anesthesia and OR nursing supervisor regarding late add-on cases and assuring that the necessary equipment and implants were available.
    2. Updating and maintaining the surgery block time grid on the computer.
    3. Notifying patients of their arrival time at the center.
    4. Assuring that cases for the next day we're in the order requested by the surgeon.
    5. Communicating with the surgeon's schedulers recently available block time.
    6. Visiting surgeon's offices providing breakfast or lunch for the purpose of getting together and resolving any concerns and finding ways to improve the system.
    7. Scheduling surgical procedures, registration, entering procedures and codes into the system.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BBM

Surgical Scheduler-Technologist Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, fast learning, great problem solving, self-starter with a reputation for honesty and integrity. Proven ability to exercise good judgment in the application of communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Data Entry, EHR, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Evaluate, organize and schedule physician requests for continuing patient care including consults, diagnostic testing, and surgical procedures.
    2. Independently work to secure appropriate documentation including patient consent, insurance, and medical necessity verification.
    3. Act as liaison between patient, physician, insurance carriers and other providers as needed.
    4. Effectively communicates with staff, physicians and the public.
    5. Demonstrates tact and diplomacy in communications and assures patient confidentiality with the appropriate release of medical records information.
    6. Provide information to patients regarding preparation for tests, examinations, and procedures as necessary.
    7. Scheduling surgical procedures, registration, entering procedures and codes into the system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Assistant Surgical Scheduler Resume

Objective : Seeking a position where extensive computer skills will be utilized. Also, to grow along with the company and develop better strategies toward a more efficient way of analytics.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, Multi-Line Phone System, Insurance Verification, Patient Scheduling, Patient Care, Surgery Scheduling, Insurance Authorizations.

Description :

    1. Coordinated schedules with surgeons and the equipment representatives to ensure that the proper equipment was available in the operating room.
    2. Obtained authorizations for surgical procedures.
    3. Scheduled pre-admission testing appointments and post-operative appointments.
    4. Managed pre-admission test results and clearances for surgery.
    5. Helped develop the Joint Education Class (brochures, packets, visual presentation and regularly participated in the presentation of the class).
    6. Schedule a variety of surgeries from biopsies to mastectomies to bariatric surgeries.
    7. Verified all insurance benefits for PPO/ HMO insurances scheduled surgeries for two major hospitals and two extremely busy surgery centers.
    8. Monitored and updated all patient scheduling in coordination with the physician.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Lead Surgical Scheduler Resume

Summary : Seeking a clerical position offering advancement opportunities while using planning, organizational, and follow-through skills.

Skills : MS Office, Medical Billing, Data Management.

Description :

    1. Coordinate and schedule surgeries, follow-up appointments as designated by physicians.
    2. Perform administrative duties involving highly confidential and sensitive information, including phone, and emails.
    3. Process and route all paperwork as required to meet physician and facility requirements.
    4. Performed administrative support duties, filing, directing phone and in-person requests for information, mail processing, and departmental meetings.
    5. Schedule mutually acceptable appointment times for patients and physicians using a computerized scheduling system.
    6. Assist in administering various human resources programs.
    7. Maintenance of database for current and new employees.
    8. Assemble orientation packets for new hires, and perform employment verifications, background checks, drug screens for all new employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Surgical Scheduler Resume

Summary : Looking forward to work in the medical field in a position where one can utilize current skills in medical billing, coding, and/or scheduling, along with medical receptionist.

Skills : Secretary, Customer Service, Phones, Computers.

Description :

    1. Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
    2. Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
    3. Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
    4. Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
    5. Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
    6. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians' instructions to patients.
    7. Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures.
    8. Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBM