• Scheduling Specialist (Outpatient Surgery) & Certified Medical Assistant (Preadmission Clinic)

    Central Scheduling- 65701
    Req #
    Job Type
    Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
    Job Locations
    # of Openings
    Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
    80 (40 hours in Outpatient Surgery, and 40 hours in the Preadmission Clinic)
  • Summary of Duties

    This is a full time position that has dual job codes (Scheduling Specialist and Certified Medical Assistant), and splits hour evenly between two seperate departments (Central Scheduling-65701 and the Preadmission Clinic-65801).


    Scheduling Specialist

    Performs clerical, data entry and receptionist duties to facilitate the smooth running of the unit. Schedules routine and complex surgical procedures, maintains departmental records and generates daily/ specialty reports. Excels in effective and positive communications and displays a high degree of tact and diplomacy.


    Certified Medical Assistant


    Responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality care to the patients in accordance with individual needs, physician orders and standards of care, as represented through patient care policies.

    Hiring Competencies

    Scheduling Specialist

    a.   Education: Certificate of Completion from a Unit Secretary or Ward Clerk or Medical Terminology program preferred. 

    b.   Certification: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire. If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider. ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire.

    c.   Two years relevant hospital experience required.

    d.   Excellent customer service skills.

    e.   Strong Computer skills essential.

    f.    Bilingual skills, English and Spanish preferred.

    g.   Demonstrates professional appearance and personal conduct for the employee’s particular job.

    h.   Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, and questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. 


    Certified Medical Assistant

    a)     Certification:   Required - Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) or certification as a Registered Medical Assist (RMA) by American Medical Technologies or certification as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association or certification as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA/NCCT) by National Center for Competency Testing.

    b)     License:  Current Healthcare provider BLS certification or within 90-days of hire.  Limited X-Ray license preferred.

    c)     Bilingual:  Spanish and English preferred.

    d)     Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job.

    e)     Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing and questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

    f)      Demonstrates interest of knowledge of Information Technology and general computer operational techniques.

    g)     Demonstrates organizational skills.

    h)     Demonstrates good customer service skills.

    i)      Demonstrates grammar and spelling abilities.


    At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 


    Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


    Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

    Additional Posting Information

    Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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