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Imaging Scheduler - Per DiemRequisition # 19003377 Apply Now
Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 3,000 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates.
As a per diem Imaging Scheduler, you will be responsible for all aspects of scheduling Imaging patients and supporting our Interventional Radiology (IR) clinic. The scheduler will work closely with physicians, techs and NPs. He/she will be expected to organize, prioritize and perform work in a timely and efficient manner, within established guides, practices and procedures. The scheduler obtains clinical information and screens for exam appropriateness. Using critical thinking skills, they make judgment calls and involve the radiologist, nurse or technologist when necessary. The scheduler interacts with office staff and patients, in a courteous and professional manner, with a focus on keeping waits and delays at a minimum. They schedule, reschedule, and cancel appointments; coordinate anesthesia; verify orders; provide preparation information; obtain lab results, history and physicals, and written orders. These daily functions are performed with a continual emphasis on workflow process improvement, increased productivity, and regulatory compliance.
Days: Monday - Friday (as needed basis to cover vacation/sick)
High School Diploma required. Two (2) years of college or comparable level of education and experience
Baccalaureate degree in psycho/social, marketing disciplines preferred
At least two (2) years experience in a fast paced and complex environment where critical thinking skills are necessary
Previous experience in a medical environment desirable
Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with physicians, nurses, technologists, patients and other customers and personnel of the Medical Center
Experience demonstrating the ability to handle multiple tasks, ability to prioritize and organize work, and complete assignments timely and accurately
Windows based PC experience
Ability to type 35 to 40 WPM
Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
Frequent sitting; occasional walking and bending' occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds
Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including telephones, beepers and all alarms. Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties of this position
Frequent use of computer keyboards, monitors, document scanners and telephones
Sufficient mobility to access equipment, customers and other personnel
- Working Title: Imaging Scheduler - Per Diem
- Department: Imag Pt Support
- Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Imaging
- Job Specialty: Diagnostic Imaging
- Position Type: Per Diem
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.
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