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Unit Coordinator - Cardiac Short Stay - PRN

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Administrative/Clerical
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2018-R0201280 Requisition #
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Integral member of patient care team, providing non-clinical coordinator support for the unit consistent with established mission, vision, values, and organizational culture.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High School Diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or Equivalent. Basic Medical Terminology. Current Heartsaver.

Experience: One year Unit Coordinator or equivalent in healthcare setting.

Skills: Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification. Computer Order Entry with accuracy, minimum 45 WPM. Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize tasks. Demonstrated Communication skills, both written and oral. Customer Service oriented. Ability to relate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams, including physicians, patients and others

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. COORDINATION OF UNIT OPERATIONS
Coordinates patient scheduling/flow with ancillary departments and consulting physicians
Utilizes Care Compass to view and follow up on unit orders/tasks for completion
Completes daily unit logs for non-nursing tasks. Verifies completion of logs that must be done by nursing.
Assures that no supplies or solutions are expired throughout the unit
Monitors the unit for cleanliness.
Collects and submits monthly audits as assigned
Maintains current materials on bulletin boards (Quality, Resources, People, Education)
Assures that unit devices are charged and clean.
Tracks unit equipment to prevent loss
Verifies that Care Value patient assignments are made prior to start of shift and maintained throughout the shift.
Inspects each room after each patient discharge and prior to new patient admission to assure all equipment is present and in working order
Takes minutes, types, and maintains file for Unit Staff meetings and Unit Council meetings.

2. COMMUNICATION
Acts as receptionist for the unit, providing excellent customer service.
Answers the telephone promptly and courteously by identifying unit, name and title.
Responds to call lights appropriately and relays messages to appropriate nursing personnel.
Relays all communication accurately and timely to the proper recipients.
Assists visitors as appropriate.
Demonstrates communication appropriate to various age groups and stakeholders.

3. RECORDS MANAGEMENT
Serves as resource for Electronic Health Record use
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
Performs admission, transfer and discharge functions to facilitate patient flow.
Submits accurate patient charges, as required
Enters written or faxed physician orders, except medications, into the electronic system with accuracy.
Scans written Physician medication orders to Pharmacy
Assembles and maintains patient’s Medical Record with appropriate chart forms.
Prepares consent forms accurately.
Maintains accuracy and completeness of information in patient record.
Monitors chart location in accordance with policy
Requests and retrieves old charts from Medical Records as per physician orders.

4. MANAGEMENT OF SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT
Orders departmental supplies for daily operation of the unit.
Requests specialty beds and equipment as indicated on physician orders.
Completes and forwards maintenance requests.
Assures that equipment is returned to central processing in a timely manner and that equipment on the unit is clean
Arranges for repair of broken equipment and tracks the equipment


5. EDUCATION
Attends inservices and or workshops for continuing education requirements according to hospital policy.
Participates in Unit meetings, Unit Coordinator meetings, and Continuous Quality Improvement activities.
Documents professional competency through LEARN and annual competency process.

6. Performs other duties as assigned

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Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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