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The Surgery Unit Coordinator (U) provides support to an assigned perioperative or surgical unit by maintaining and updating patients’ records and performing administrative activities in compliance with all regulations.
Reviews patient charts daily and request medical records from outside facilities as requested by the provider.
Coordinates patient appointments with satellite locations.
Coordinates and schedules in-house referral appointments when needed for clearance.
Coordinates the operating room schedule with various clinical areas 72 hours prior to surgery.
Cleans the surgical charts upon receiving them.
Ensures that all patients have completed all their labs, tests, and pre-op by the time of their appointment.
Distribute surgical chart to appropriate provider for review and optimization.
Scans available outside data from patient charts into media.
Answers telephone calls and routes or takes messages appropriately.
Greets visitors and medical staff to include providing directions when needed.
Preserves a clean, safe, and functional work area in the assigned unit.
Maintains unit inventory and orders supplies when appropriate.
Maintains equipment in good working order at all times.
Prepares reports and enters data and information into applicable systems.
Keeps leadership and managing staff informed on unit issues.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office)
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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