Office Specialist

This position consists primarily of handling all coordination and communication at the OR Control Desk to support the charge nurse in managing the OR schedule. Involves understanding the roles of surgeons, anesthesia providers, nursing, pre- and post-op processes, along with the functions of ancillary departments such as pharmacy, environmental services, plant operations, and others. Excellent customer service is a must, including interpersonal and telephone skills. Good computer skills required in retrieving information related to clinical status of patients, and handling the patient tracking system for perioperative services; excel spreadhseet work required .   This position will take place in a high stress environment, multitasking between extensive phone and computer work with interruptions.  

Physical demands: sitting, lifting above shoulders

Talking in person, on the phone, with public. Hearing in person, on the phone, full hearing required. Vision near, far, color. Depth perception, accomodation, field of vision.

Mental demands: frequent people contact, detailed work, freq interruptions, work independently, decision making skills, concentration required. Multitask, freq deadlines, organizational skills, work w/others.    

1-3 years of office experience. Exceptional customer service skills are important. Computer skills: Microsoft office skills, scheduling and clinical software knowledge and completed Medical Terminology course preferred.  

About Fairview

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota???s largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.

We partner with one of the nation???s top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.

Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we???re committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.

We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.

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