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Surgical Support Clerk/Surgery/Sharp Grossmont Hospital/Variable Shift/Per Diem

Job ID JR133666 Date Posted 01/19/2023
La Mesa, California
  • Grossmont Hospital
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Shift Start Time:


Shift End Time:


Additional Shift Information:

AM (600-1430), MIDs (1030-1900), PMs (1430-2300)

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$24.587 - $30.733 - $36.880

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Responsible for advance scheduling of surgical procedures and coordinating essential equipment, supplies and/or personnel requirements for the procedures. Responsible for patient billing of LDR/OR/PACU department. Responsible for the coordination, completion and accuracy of the statistics for LDR/OR/PACU and the data entry related to the statistics/database items.

Required Qualifications

  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1 Year In a hospital and/or medical setting.

Essential Functions

  • Accurately processes patient charges
    Identifies and corrects missed charges; identifies and refers incomplete charges; locates missing charge sheets.
    Completes daily self-audit of entered charges.
    Notifies Supervisor of issues or problems with the charging practice.
    Participate in the updating of Charge Sheets.
  • Communication
    Employee exhibits effective communication strategies in an effort to create positive first impression. Employee demonstrates customer service by conducting self on the job in a professional manner, extending courtesy, consideration and cooperation to all. Answers phone calls timely, returns pages timely, and remains at desk/work area during normal business hours unless on breaks or is cleared by supervisor.
    Ensures positive activities/interactions with other departments and coworkers by providing appropriate, adequate and accurate information. Listens to ideas, thoughts and feelings of others and responds with appropriate information to ensure customer satisfaction.
    Identifies patient and department relation problems and utilizes professional steps of problem solving to resolve identified issues. Focuses on problem resolution priorities and makes recommendations to resolve.
    Demonstrates teamwork, cooperation, and responsiveness. Perceived by other health care workers as approachable in participating (e.g. assisting, guiding and talking initiative) in the completion of duties.
  • Data entry
    Compiles monthly statistics for LDR/OR/PACU and reports them to appropriate parties in Women's Center and Finance.
    Notifies supervisor of problems with data collecting as needed.
  • Scheduling
    Consistently books surgical cases accurately and completely. Checks availability of necessary supplies, equipment and personnel. Utilizes/borrows from the Main OR when necessary. Works closely with Material Specialist to assure correct supplies.
    Consistently follows through with all components of case scheduling. Prints copy of patient data sheet to Main Admitting, PAES and gives a copy to the Women's Center Admitting Clerk. Notifies appropriate personnel (Charge RN and Material Specialist of case needs; notifies other departments as indicated; prints and routes schedules per procedure. Faxes next day's schedule to Transcription in order to receive H&P's for next day's patients.
    Consistently monitors surgery schedule to assure maximum efficient use of O.R. time, staff and equipment. Places cases in appropriate rooms. Assures there are no conflicts with shared resources. Assures rooms are closed appropriately. Asks assistance from Charge RN for extraordinary room utilization.
    Notifies Anesthesiologist assigned to the Women's Center when a case is cancelled or added after the final schedule is printed and distributed to Anesthesia for review.
    Utilizes O.R. Quick Record to look up and print any H&P's that are needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to perform duties according to specific written and or verbal instructions and to accurately maintain written records.
  • Effective and professional communication both written and verbal on all levels.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills with a typing speed of (55-60 wpm).
  • Knowledge of common data base, spreadsheet, graphic and word processing.
  • Be able to deal with highly technical and sensitive information with confidentiality.
  • Must possess decision-making abilities and work independently.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work responsibilities. Ability to multi-task.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
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