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Providence Operating Room Scheduler - Surgical Services *1.0 FTE, Days* in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling an Operating Room Scheduler (Surgical Services, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our MODERN HIRE screening and interview system.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Present in-services or other educational offerings as assigned

  • Train new employees as asked to do by supervisor

  • Check incoming faxes/printer output regularly and distributes as needed

  • Distributes mail if asked to do so

  • Clean workplace and logs off computers at end of shift

  • Contact vendors when needed

  • Copy and distribute schedule at the end of the day

  • Create orientation packets for new surgeons

  • Create pivot table in Excel to calculate requested statistics

  • Create spreadsheets for data collection as requested by surgery staff

  • Demonstrate efficiency when handling telephone requests and messages

  • Download data from Meditech database using programs developed by decision support

  • Edit call schedule as needed

  • Effectively schedules OR procedures and prepares and prints next-day schedule

  • Format data into Excel database program

  • Input anesthesiology information

  • Input data from nursing records

  • Input lab orders

  • Merge databases to link staffing with case information

  • Monitor daily schedule including location of patients and case flow

  • Print Endo and OR two-week schedule each morning. Prints OR, Endo, Call, Day Surgery, and Volunteer schedule in the evening

  • Print labels and creates patient packets

  • Produce monthly reports including: case totals by inpatient and outpatient, annual month by month comparison, turnover time, delays, case total comparisons, 7:30 start times, block utilization report, orthopedic utilization reports, pre-op antibiotic utilization, and other special reports as requested

  • Schedule cases for endoscopy

  • Schedule cases for the OR

  • Update all dictionaries for Meditech surgery module as necessary

  • Update block list and surgeon list as needed

  • Verify daily cases using nursing records


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies:

  • American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider),

  • American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), -or-

  • Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Scheduling

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has 253 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 346981