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Scheduling Specialist, Orthopedics - Ambulatory Access Center

Company: Mass General Brigham
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

The Vision

The Mass General Brigham system is embarking on an Ambulatory Care Transformation journey. The Ambulatory Access Center aims to improve patient access, navigation, and retention to provide seamless care across our system

The Opportunity

We are seeking full-time Scheduling Specialists to support Orthopedic patients and providers. Responsibilities include fielding incoming phone calls, handling online requests, performing patient registration, placing outbound phone calls, and scheduling appointments. This is a telephone-based position operating in a call center style department; there is no face-to-face interaction with patients or other customers. Our goal is to ensure that patients, referring providers, and other customers receive timely, efficient, and high-quality service. In this role, you get the opportunity to directly impact patient experience and help us drive healthcare forward!


Our Ambulatory Access Center team is based out of our Mass General Brigham headquarters located in Assembly Row (Somerville, MA). Our 160-person office suite serves as the onboarding/training hub for the Schedulers, Referral Coordinators, Registration Specialists, and Clinical Advice/Triage Nurses that join our team as part of our Ambulatory Care Transformation Initiative. Employees are expected to be onsite for all hours worked during the first 90 days of employment for onboarding/training. There are options for hybrid work after the successful completion of the training program, based on performance.



  • Education
    • High School Diploma required
    • Associate's Degree preferred
    • Completion of a certified Medical Terminology course preferred
      • Experience
        • Medical office or health care or other relevant experience required
        • Prior customer service work experience, specifically in a contact/call center environment preferred
        • Basic computer skills, including proven ability to effectively use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and general data entry concepts and search functionality required
        • Epic experience strongly preferred

Keywords: Mass General Brigham, Somerville , Scheduling Specialist, Orthopedics - Ambulatory Access Center, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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