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Northwell Health Scheduling Secretary in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 003BYR

Job Description

Schedules all elective surgical procedures, effectively using operating room resources.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedules surgical procedures and pre-admission testing appointments.

  • Communicates with surgical physicians and their offices regarding dates and times for surgical procedures. Offers earliest time available.

  • Accurately enters patient and scheduling information.

  • Reviews scheduling data for errors and seeks assistance, as needed.

  • Coordinates with management to finalize surgical and pre-admission testing schedules.

  • Reviews schedule with management prior to producing final schedule.

  • Ensures final schedule is complete and available by 4:00 PM.

  • Communicates actual and potential changes to the Admissions Office, Recovery Room and Operating Room areas.

  • Develops methods to track and present information. Generates reports and statistics, as requested.

  • Checks databases and reports for accuracy. Alerts supervisor to potential problems.

  • Troubleshoots software problems and communicates with suppliers, as required.

  • Types, photocopies, collates, faxes and files relevant correspondence, reports and other material.

  • Answers telephones, intercoms and pages in a timely, professional and friendly manner. Takes well documented messages and alerts nurse or supervisor when uncertain about a question or for problem resolution.

  • Directs and/or escorts patients, physicians and visitors to appropriate rooms or other hospital areas, as needed.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year clerical/secretarial experience. Experience in a healthcare environment, preferred.

  • Working knowledge of PC applications, required.