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MD Anderson Cancer Center Program Coordinator - Head & Neck Surgery in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public


OR schedule trouble shooting

o The OR Navigator will send a daily email with the preliminary schedule 3 working days prior to the block release (8 working days prior to the date of surgery).

o The email will allow faculty to evaluate case length, preliminary case time and room assignments.

o The email will allow the Navigator to communicate with faculty about possible changes to the schedule to optimize the Head and Neck Surgery and Neurosurgery block.

Faculty Outages

o OR navigator to assist with building a template to track faculty outages due to PTO or conferences. (i.e., on Microsoft Teams).

o The template will assist with OR block availability Head and Neck Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oral Oncology and Neurosurgery faculty.

o Communication about faculty outages will need to occur between AA's, faculty, Surgery scheduling and the OR Navigator.

OR Utilization

o OR navigator will communicate with their faculty about the dates of their first starts.

o Notifies and communicates with faculty when unused block is available prior to block release.

o Send notification to EHR analyst to release block prior to block release date.

o Interface with the Plastic Surgery and other applicable departments on coordinating cases.

o This information will also need to be relayed to Surgery Scheduling

o The OR navigator will assist with switching days among faculty (if needed) and communicating with Surgery Scheduling.

OR Data Analytics Evaluate OR data metrics

Other duties as assigned

Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field.

Education Preferred : Master's degree.

Experience Required : Three years project/program coordination experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, one year of required experience.

Experience Preferred: Prior surgical scheduling experience

Onsite Presence: Is Required onsite for the first 90 days.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 168630

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 51,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 64,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 77,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No