Surgery Scheduler Resume Sample

Updated on: July 20, 2016

Right from your computer to the employer’s desk – this is the roadmap that a surgery scheduler resume follows. Since there isn’t anyone in between who will take a look at your resume and return it providing suggestions, your resume becomes all alone during the journey.

Make sure it is well-equipped to deal with the adversaries that it will encounter during its journey, and at the destination.

Here is a “well-equipped” resume sample that you can look through for reference:


Surgery Scheduler Resume Sample


Jeremy Forsyth

65 Northwood Driver ● Plainfield, VT 85640 ● (000) 142-4141 ● jeremfor @email .com


Performance Summary: Energetic and competent Surgery Scheduler with 8 years’ hands-on experience in scheduling patients for surgeries, medical and cardiac clearance and pre-surgery tests, to ensure that the process is running smoothly. A people-oriented person who has friendly manners aimed at making patients comfortable before scheduled surgeries.

• Hands-on experience in scheduling patients for surgeries and tests by actively completing facility paperwork and documentation
• Demonstrated expertise in scheduling appropriate medical and cardiac clearances by creating and maintaining effective liaison with concerned departments
• Deeply familiar with coordinating follow up appointments to ensure that patients are kept under observation
• Competent in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with patients, staff, management and doctors, with a view to minimize limitations


• Paperwork Processing • Scheduling • Patient Registrations
• Pre-operative Testing • Equipment Assurance • Follow-up with Patients
• Issues Escalation • Surgery Room Preparation • Medical Clearance
• Patient Education • Referral Creation • Departmental Liaison

• Introduced the facility to a novel surgery scheduling system which obtained patient data dynamically from the main patient database
• Implemented a patient education plan, the first of its kind, which led to decreased pre-surgery patient hysteria
• Suggested a trail for pre-operative testing procedures, which streamlined the pre-testing procedure
• Expedited medical clearance for patients scheduled for emergency surgeries, making the process less cumbersome for staff and patients / families


Surgery Scheduler | 4/2013 – Present
Sutter Health, Plainfield, VT

• Interview patients to obtain medical history information and ensure that it is properly documented
• Respond to inquiries regarding medical information / documents required from patients
• Review patients’ medicines and health history to determine pre-admission testing
• Schedule pre-surgery tests and ensure that their results are expedited

Surgery Scheduler | 11/2009 – 4/2013
Sava Healthcare, Plainfield, VT

• Determined surgeons’ schedules and coordinated surgery scheduling accordingly
• Coordinated processes and routed all paperwork to meet both the facility and the surgeon’s requirements
• Conducted patient pre-certification on proper insurance approvals for both medical care and appointments
• Scheduled post-operative follow-up appointments to ensure patient wellbeing

Hospital Aide | 2/2007 – 11/2009
The Health Facility, Plainfield, VT

• Greeted patients and provided them with assistance in filling out admission forms
• Maintained effective liaison with insurance carriers to ensure expediting of claims
• Coordinated patient follow-up activities, post-surgery and post-appointment
• Provided front desk support by providing information regarding the facility, over the telephone and in person, especially during rush hours

High School Diploma – 2006
Plainfield High School, Plainfield, VT