Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Diagnostic Scheduling Specialist in Eureka, California

We are looking for a Diagnostic Scheduler Specialist - National Union of Healthcare Workers with the Community Wide Scheduling at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka.

Location: Eureka, California

Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 Hour - Days

Job Summary:

The Scheduler is accountable for scheduling various types of patient appointments from simple office visits to very complex surgical and medical procedures. This may include coordinating schedules with multiple providers, specialized equipment, and other specialized resources. Complexity of this position is evidenced by the use of simple and complex medical terminology and enterprise scheduling protocols. The scheduling specialist; displays professional interpersonal skills and presence when communicating with physicians, staff and the public; as the front-line customer service representative, upholds and exhibits the core values in all communication. It is essential that this information be documented timely and accurately.

Skills :

  • Able to communicate effectively – written and oral.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Basic knowledge of Information Systems.

  • Effective skill in communication, problem solving, interpersonal relationships and prioritization.

  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: High School graduate or certified equivalent

Experience : 1 year clerical or secretary in medical setting

License / Certification : BLS required for patient care areas only.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education : Successful completion of medical terminology course

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Patient Services