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Scheduling Coordinator

Job Code:  95182
Facility: North Star Hospital
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Some College Coursework Completed 
Category: Allied Health,Human Resources
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that specializes in helping young people with life’s challenges. We recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment, growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen that are beyond young people’s control or ability to effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness – the life that children and adolescents deserve.

We are currently searching for a Scheduler for our Acute Care hospitals. Under joint supervision by the Nursing Department and the HR Department, this person will be responsible for managing the employee staffing schedule for the 2 acute care hospitals. They will work very closely with all nurse managers to ensure there is adequate employee coverage that stays within the organizational guidelines. This person will work closely with HR to manage employee’s leave of absences (medical leave, work comp, vacation, etc.). Duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

• Maintain employee schedule, to be completed a minimum of 2 weeks in advance
• Monitoring and notifying management of overtime issues
• Managing employee vacation and time off requests
• Developing a tracking system for schedule requests
• Maintaining daily attendance logs and review for trends
• Maintain regulatory record keeping
The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of two years previous work experience preferably in healthcare or LTC with proven track record in scheduling or payroll or a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, business Administration, Psychology or related field. They should have excellent computer skills, as daily use of VSS Pro Scheduling Software and Microsoft Office products are required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and time management and organizational skills are also a must for this position. Compliance with North Star’s Confidentiality policies is required.

To apply, please visit and go to the employment section. Follow the instructions to apply online.

North Star is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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