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Lead Specialist- Surgical Scheduler

Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 18, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time
Extended Job Title

Lead Specialist- Surgical Scheduler

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

514101 - Otolaryngology Lbk

Position Description

Performs advanced, specialized work to assist in the organization and implementation of various projects and programs. Work is performed under minimal supervision within established policies with latitude for independent judgment. Works on special projects as assigned. May substitute for supervisor during his/her absence.

Requisition ID


Travel Required


Pay Grade Maximum

Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Major/Essential Functions

-Supports the service plus philosophy of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
-Respond to patient inquiries.
-Verify patient benefits and follow up.
-Obtain referrals/Verify insurance and schedules.
-Corresponds with patients on status of pre-certification process. Obtain pre-certification for procedures and surgeries for all ENT patients Neuro/Radiology Document information accurately in Centricity.
-Schedule patients for surgical procedures to include picking a surgery date, scheduling an anesthesia assessment,
educating the patient/family on preop and postop care and scheduling a clinic apt for follow up.
-Posting surgeries to the hospital website and insuring orders and consent are faxed to Outpatient Surgery, and managed care.
-Obtaining surgery clearances for patients.
-Ability to work in a busy environment and provide exceptional customer service and attention to detail.

Grant Funded?


Pay Grade Minimum

Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Basis


Work Location


Preferred Qualifications

-Familiarity with medical procedures.
-Experience with the referral/managed care process.


HSC - Lubbock


Otolaryngology Lbk

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website .

Job Group

Office and Admn Wkrs All Other

Occasional Duties

-Perform other related duties as required.



EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

High school plus six years experience in related field. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website .

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