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Scheduling Coordinator

Company: HCA
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:


Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Scheduling Coordinator with St. David's Georgetown Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


St. David's Georgetown Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

* Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
* Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

* Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

* Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

* Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

* 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

* Employee Stock Purchase Plan

* Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

* Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

* Colleague recognition program

* Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's Georgetown Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Scheduling Coordinator to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Responsible for the secretarial functions in the appropriate department. Interacts with patients, visitors, physicians and their office staff, and other hospital personnel in a professional manner. Enters patient orders electronically. Keeps patient information confidential. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains demeanor complementary of medical ethics.

* Performs clerical functions in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
* Responsible for courteous, accurate and timely communication of information.
* Take messages accurately and relays them immediately
* Responsible for supervision of nursing unit's physical needs.
* Answer telephone in a courteous and professional manner stating name, title and unit.
* Responsible for ordering supplies on a regular schedule.
* Responsible for maintaining chart organization.
* Responsible for keeping files/forms in orderly, organized fashion.
* Obtain equipment such as beds, pumps, etc as needed by nurses.
* Print off patient instructions as needed.
* Prepare charts for new patients; and organize charts for discharged patients.
* Discharge patients immediately from computer upon patient leaving the unit.
* Notify housekeeping of rooms to be cleaned promptly after patient discharge.
* Handles patient orders and information appropriately
* Enters all physician orders including medication orders.
* Notifies nurse of new electronic patient orders.
* Enters information into Meditech accurately.
* Provides assistance, guidance, and direction to patients, visitors, nurses and physicians in a professional manner.
* Interacts with family members as needed, in a customer-friendly atmosphere.
* Answer call lights and refers to licensed nurse, as needed.
* Assist with sending specimens to lab as needed.
* Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration.
* Interview patients at workstation or at bedside to obtain all necessary account information. Bed-side registration performed utilizing carts/computers on wheels.
* Ensure charts are completed and accurate.
* Verify all insurance and obtain pre-certification/authorization.

What qualifications you will need:

Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Good grammar, spelling and math skill to perform related clerical and secretarial duties. Ability to interact with others in a diplomatic and courteous manner on the telephone and in person.

Preferred: Previous clerical experience in the hospital field. Medical terminology knowledge. Computer skills.

St. David's Georgetown Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare facility located north of Austin, Texas. This medical center features more than 100 patient beds and is known for its Level IV trauma center, Certified Primary Stroke Center, and Certified Chest Pain Center. The hospital's range of services include 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, maternity and newborn care, rehabilitation, and more.

St. David's Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local nonprofits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Scheduling Coordinator opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Keywords: HCA, Georgetown , Scheduling Coordinator, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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