Profession waiting list coordinator

Waiting list coordinators guarantee the day to day management of waiting list time. They plan when operation rooms are available and call patients in to be operated. Waiting list coordinators make sure to optimise the use of rescources.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Data protection

    The principles, ethical issues, regulations and protocols of data protection.

  • Medical terminology

    The meaning of medical terms and abbreviations, of medical prescriptions and various medical specialties and when to use it correctly.

  • Health records management

    The procedures and importance of record keeping in a healthcare system such as hospitals or clinics, the information systems used to keep and process records and how to achieve maximum accuracy of records.

Skills

  • Ensure proper appointment administration

    Set up a proper procedure to manage appointments, including policies related to cancellation and nonappearance.

  • Perform resource planning

    Estimate the expected input in terms of time, human and financial resources necessary to achieve the project objectives.

  • Answer patients' questions

    Respond in a friendly and professional manner to all inquiries from current or potential patients, and their families, of a healthcare establishment.

  • Monitor waiting list

    Monitor the list of patients waiting for an operation or consultation. Make sure it is accurate and complete.

  • Maintain healthcare user data confidentiality

    Comply with and maintain the confidentiality of healthcare users` illness and treatment information.

  • Communicate by telephone

    Liaise via telephone by making and answering calls in a timely, professional and polite manner.

  • Use electronic health records management system

    Use specific software for the management of health care records, following appropriate codes of practice.

  • Identify patients' medical records

    Locate, retrieve and present medical records, as requested by authorized medical personnel.

Optional knowledge and skills

manage administrative systems interact with healthcare users advise on efficiency improvements develop organisational policies customer service empathise with the healthcare user manage information in health care perform clerical duties collect statistics on medical records communicate effectively in healthcare maintain customer service archive healthcare users' records

Source: Sisyphus ODB