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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA AA53 - Peds OR/Procedural Scheduler in North Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: M-F Days

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose : The Pediatric OR/Procedural scheduler, under general supervision of the Pediatric Cath Lab/Procedure Area Nurse Manager coordinates the activities related to patient surgery /procedural scheduling within the pediatric surgical specialties and procedural areas. Interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired outcome.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent education and two-three years related work experience; or Associate Degree with one to two years related experience; or Bachelors degree with one year related work experience required. Considerable knowledge and skill in the application of the techniques and practices of OR Scheduling required. Considerable knowledge of complex medical terminology and advanced disease processes preferred. Must have excellent communication skills and must be able to utilize computers and scheduling software. Excellent verbal and communication skills. Typing speed of 35 cwpm and computer experience required.

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Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) *Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)