Health Unit Coordinator-Inpatient
Department:Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) Inpatient
Salary Range:$12.18 Commensurate with experience
If you have great organizational skills, enjoy working in a fast paced environment and working with the Care Team to make a difference in our patient’s care, you’ll be a master in this position! The Health Unit Coordinator is the ‘traffic controller’ for the Inpatient Unit, the person who assists in pulling it all together to meet the needs of our patients.
It is helpful to have knowledge of medical terminology and good typing skills. The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for performing the clerical and information distribution, patient and family education, medical record management, monitoring and documentation processes.
Education: Minimum of high school graduate with training on personal computers (with different applications), general office equipment use and procedures. Course work in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology preferred.
Experience: Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Other Job Requirements: Ability to type a minimum of 40-50 words per minute. Ability to operate computers and other equipment as specified, and troubleshoot as necessary. Must be able to send and receive e-mail to communicate with fellow Colleagues and employer. Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision. Must be able to work under pressure with time constraints. Reports to work on time, as scheduled, and is reliable with low absenteeism, low tardiness. Works all shifts, with varying hours and weekend and holiday rotations. This is subject to change as the needs of the departments change.
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