This position is responsible for assisting staff in the coordination of intra- and inter-departmental activities and communication. Assists with patient-related activities under the supervision of the RN.
Processes physician orders.
Communicates pertinent information regarding unit/department activities to appropriate staff.
Processes admissions, transfers, discharges and schedules appointments.
Restocks and orders supplies for unit/area.
Completes assigned clerical responsibilities.
Performs support functions for management staff as required.
Maintains the flow of the department by coordinating care of the patient between other departments.
Demonstrates competencies in the specialty area
Provides professional and courteous customer service to internal and external customers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications
High school graduate or equivalent
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Completion of Health Unit Coordinator course
Previous HUC experience
Experience in hospital setting
Knowledge of medical terminology
Strong communication and listening skills
Knowledge of basic computer functions
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situation and diverse patient populations
Ability to work autonomously and as a team
Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment
Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
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