Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Surgical Coordinator Job

Job Number: LPG15882

Job Title: Surgical Coordinator

Department: Plastic Surgery MD Hand - 8054225

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Providence

Location: Providence, RI

High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree preferred in Secretarial Sciences or related field. Proficient personal computer skills.

Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills as well as effective prioritization and organizational skills.

Knowledge of medical terminology.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Minimum of 3 years experience as a surgical scheduler in a physician’s office. Familiarity with medical office procedures, terminology and surgical scheduling preferred. Experience should demonstrate effective organizational, leadership and communications skills and willingness to function as resource to the practice staff.

The Surgical Scheduling Coordinator reports to the Ambulatory Clinical Manager and/or Practice Manager and performs a variety of surgical scheduling duties with multiple hospital operating rooms, medical admissions and pre-admission testing (PAT).