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Specialty Services Surgery Coordinator

Posting Date

May 24, 2024


  • Requires a LPN degree from an accredited school of nursing, certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), fulfillment of licensure of the State of Wisconsin for a LPN, and be legally eligible to practice in the state of Wisconsin.
  • Minimum of one year LPN experience in respective department required.
  • Knowledge of and understands the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act and LPN Scope of Practice, basic computer skills and of specialized equipment used within the department.

Work Hours

We are seeking a part-time (30 hours/week) Specialty Services Surgery Coordinator to work Monday-Friday.

Job Summary

The Specialty Services Surgery Coordinator provides assistance with scheduling procedures and surgeries ordered by specialty clinic providers. Tasks include, but not limited to, placing surgery orders, providing education to patients pre-operatively, initiating prior authorization encounters, and provide on-site assistance when patients are in for their office visits. The scheduler will play a key role for an open line of communication between physicians, specialty clinics, and other departments within the hospital. Will be able to respond to written and oral correspondence regarding schedule changes/cancellations in a timely accurate manner creating consistency. Coordinator will streamline an order process between specialty clinics and surgery departments. Will be cross-trained to provide assistance in departments, if needed.

Contact Information

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 Eastside Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below.


Southwest Health is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Southwest Health prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by Southwest Health.