Intermountain Healthcare Health Unit Coordinator in St George, Utah
Under the direction of nursing leadership, the Health Unit Coordinator facilitates unit organization and patient care by assisting in the coordination of patient, nursing, physician, and other health care provider office and clerical activities.
Patient Care Support Activities:
Assists with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients.
Answer patient call lights.
Schedules tests and treatments as ordered.
May provide access control to visitor entrance to secure units.
May also be responsible for telemetry duties.
When working on a clinical unit, may be required to take medications from the delivery system to the RN.
Answers unit telephones and disseminates information appropriately.
Processes, organizes, files and maintains patient and unit records.
Transcribes physician orders.
Acts as unit receptionist.
May organize, stock and maintain supplies on the unit.
Performs functions delegated by nursing manager and charge nurse.
Demonstrate effective teamwork, prioritization, communication, and organization.
Provides excellent customer service when responding to patient/family requests, physicians, nursing and other ancillary services.
Shift: PRN/As Needed - hours between 7:00 am - 7:30 pm and Saturday/Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clerical or customer service experience.
Experience as a secretary in a hospital.
Experience using electronic medical records
Experience with word processing software.
Basic understanding of medical terminology.
Ongoing need for employee to see to utilize a wide variety of information including organizing and completing documentation and forms, accessing and entering computer information, and identify needs and emergencies.
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate computers and type information, handle documents and files, and retrieve equipment and supplies.
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Expected to bend, lift, and carry patient files, documents, equipment, and supplies.
St George Regional Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
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